MA Pro-seminar (TS 500)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Turkish Studies(TS)
Oya Yeğen,
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A multi-purpose course that can be used flexibly for a better preparation in research methods and analysis including deepening mastery of the relevant research languages through special readings, whenever necessary. The course also aims to expose students to ethical standards and rules in research and publishing.


  • At the end of this course, the student will be able to: 1) Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches, concepts, and theoretical legacies and formulate a primary research question as well as possibly a number of secondary research questions in the particular field. 2) Identify interconnections of knowledge within and across different disciplines and gather relevant qualitative and quantitative evidence or data. 3) Demonstrate an understanding of the multiple methodologies used in analysis. 4) Cultivate a critical approach, be able to conduct original research and develop sound analysis of the particular study. 5) Develop and present advanced oral and written evaluations of one's research and arguments.