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 Recent Updated:21-02-2018

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY COURSE FOR PH.D. STUDENTS AND TEACHERS PURSUING Ph.D. IN SOCIAL SCIENCES

ANNOUNCING A RESEARCH METHODOLOGY COURSE FOR PH.D. STUDENTS AND TEACHERS PURSUING Ph.D. IN

SOCIAL SCIENCES

 March 5-12, 2018

(Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi)

 ABOUT CMDR

Centre for Multi-disciplinary Development Research (CMDR) is a national level research institute located in Dharwad, Karnataka. CMDR has been playing a useful promotional role in helping the researchers particularly from this part of the region as well as from other parts of the country in their research work. The teachers from colleges and universities, research scholars and senior researchers of the country have welcomed the opportunities provided by CMDR for interaction on contemporary issues of socio-economic relevance. In response to the felt needs from the teachers and students in social sciences specifically of the region of North Karnataka, CMDR keeps organizing events to help the researchers in their research and analytical work.

Apart of its research methodology courses, CMDR has been organizing capacity building programmes, refresher courses, research colloquium, courses on application of computers in social science research for the benefit of young researchers, college and university teachers.  Scholars from different parts of India particularly from Southern States namely, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa have benefited from the courses. Courses were highly successful in helping the researchers to orient them towards research activities by equipping them with the necessary quantitative and qualitative techniques to undertake data analysis through computer use and towards preparation of the research reports.

 

CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES OF CMDR

One of the main objectives of the Centre is to serve as a Think-Tank for the researchers and policy makers through its various targeted capacity building programmes and also publications. The Centre has been striving to fulfill this objective since its inception. Center has conducted various courses with different themes and variety of modulesu under capacity building programme, Centre regularly organizes training programmes for researchers engaged in social science research under the sponsorship of Indian Council of Social of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, Southern Regional Centre, Hyderabad and with its own funds as well. A number of participants from Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Orissa have taken the benefit of these programmes.

ABOUT THE PRESENT PROGRAMME

 In this backdrop, CMDR now proposes to organize a 08 days Research Methodology Course for the benefit of Ph.D. students and college/University teachers pursuing Ph.D. in social sciences from 5th March 2018 to 12th March 2018. The objectives of the course are:

 

1.      To give an overview of the most important qualitative methods in social science and to provide insight into the use and application of these methods in social science research

2.      To provide training pertaining to application of different quantitative tools in social science research through different statistical packages

 

This course is targeted to suit the needs of Ph.D. scholars, researchers and teachers of Social Science disciplines in research institutions, colleges and university UG/PG departments. Participants should have a minimum of a post-graduate degree. An applicant must show evidence of his research aptitude and s/he should submit their academic details in separate sheet including his academic plan to engage in research and publication after undertaking the course. Applicant belonging to ST and women will be given preference.

 

MODULES OF THE   COURSE

 v    Introduction to Social Science Research

v    Research Methodology : Introduction

v    Application of Statistical Concepts and Measures

v    Survey Research Methods

v    Sampling Methods and Designs

v    Significance of Quantitative Methods

v    Qualitative Research Methods

v    Drafting of Research Proposal/ Reports/ Thesis

v    Field Data Generation (by the participants)

v    Statistical techniques and data analysis 

v    Data presentation : (Graphical Presentation, Tabular Presentation and so on)

v    Library Use

 

 TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

CMDR will pay 3-tier AC fare (for the shortest route) and will arrange lodging and boarding for out-station participants.

 

SELECTION

Only 25 participants will be selected for the course. The selection of candidates will be as per the ICSSR guidelines and the needs of the participants. Decision of the Selection Committee in this regard will be final.  

 Those who are interested in attending the course must submit their application in the prescribed format (attached) to the address mentioned below or through e-mail  cmdr.rmc2018@gmail.com or anthroprabhakar@gmail.com latest by February 21th 2018. Application and details of the programme can also be downloaded from www.cmdr.ac.in

COURSE FEES

There will not be any Course Fees / Registration Fees  

Those who are interested in attending the course must submit their application in the prescribed format (attached) to the address mentioned below or through e-mail  cmdr.rmc2018@gmail.com or anthroprabhakar@gmail.com latest by February 21th 2018. Application and details of the programme can also be downloaded from www.cmdr.ac.in

ADDRESS

Course Director-RMC 2018

Centre for Multi-disciplinary Development Research (CMDR),

Dr. BR Ambedkar Nagar,

Near Y.Shettar Colony,

Dharwad-580004, Karnataka

 

Phone: 0836 2460453   Fax: 0836-2460464

Mobile: +91-9986288626

 

For more details please contact:

 

Dr. S.C. Jai Prabhakar,

Course Director-RMC 2018

Mobile: 9986288626 

Please Click here for Application Format

 
 
 
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