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Training Course on Research Methodology in Social Sciences


Dates: 11-22 December 2017
Last Date of Application: 30 November 2017

The two weeks long training course on Research Methodology in Social Sciences is aimed to help the social scientists to choose an appropriate methodology for their research work and plan the work in proper step by step manner.

The program train the students/participants how to select and formulate the research problem, write research proposals to different funding opportunities in India and abroad, review the relevant literature, build the conceptual framework, select the research design, formulate the targeted research questions/testable hypothesis, select the sampling methods, prepare the interview schedule/questionnaires and other relevant tools for data collec
ion, choose suitable techniques for data analysis, analyse data through software packages R, interpret the results to complete the scientific report writing, referencing, indexing and other useful techniques required for the publication process. Moreover the training will also cover tools and techniques for policy and impact evaluation studies, and preparing social indices.

Course Design / Methodology
The course is designed to have interactive classroom sessions, lectures and demonstrations by the field experts, and hand-on training in statistical software package R.

Expected Outcome
At the end of the programme the participants are expected to have enhanced capacity to carry out social science research on a scientific basis, to articulate their findings and conclusions in an effective manner to make suggestions and policy recommendation for policy changes in the desired direction.

Course Contribution
The course contribution is Rs 6,000/- (six thousand) per participant which include kit bag, course material, lunch, breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee. The participants will have to make their own arrangement for accommodation.

Last Date for Nomination/application
The last date for receiving nomination/application for this training course is 30th November 2017.

Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture Hall, Council for Social Development, 53 Lodi Estate (KK Birla Marg), New Delhi, 110003

Contact Us:
For further information, please contact: Dr.SusmitaMitra, Assistant Professor, Council for Social Development, 53 Lodi Estate (KK Birla Marg), New Delhi, 110003

E-mail: susmita@csdindia.org Telephone: +91-11- 24615383 (ext 220)

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