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FDP Session 13th & 14th July 2010

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Dr. B.L. Gupta (NITTTR) Dr. B.L. Gupta (NITTTR)

Various session of AICTE. FDP was conducted on 13th July and 14th July 2010


On 13th July, 2009, Tuesday

Sessions started at 10-11:30 am. Dr. B.L. Gupta (NITTTR) was the Key Expert for the day. He took Four Sessions that included topics likeTypes of Research, Research Process, Defining /Diagnosis of Research Problem, Exercise/Case Study or Defining Scope of Research/ Deciding on Information Needs.

He focused on the Concept of Research, Characteristics of Research, and Purpose of Research (i.e. Historical: What was; Descriptive: What is; Experimental: What will be).
He also guided the participants on Research Problem, Sources of Research Problem, Evaluating Research Problem, Qualities of Good Research Problem, Utility of Industrial Training, Objectives of Study, Hypotheses, Null hypotheses, Participatory Governance and Management of Institutions, Objectives of the Research, and Informal Groups
 He demonstrated the following Studies:
A Research Study on Competency Profile of Technical Education for Managers, Conflicts in Polytechnics, Commitment Level of Polytechnic Teachers and Formulating Strategies to Enhance it, Academic Audit, A Critical Review & Design of Academic Audit System for Engineering Colleges, Performance Appraisal, Develop A Model of Performance Appraisal for Higher Secondary School Teachers.
He also explained Experimental Research, Purpose of Experimental Research, Boyle’s Law of Gases, Experimental and Control Groups, Independent variables, Dependable variables, Treatment variables, Attribute variables: Intervening variables, Extraneous variables, Pre Experimental Design, True Experimental Design, Quasi experimental design, Symbols, Types of Research: Historical Research, Descriptive Research, Assessment Studies, Trend Analysis, Trends, and Evaluation Study, Documents Analysis, and Ethnographic studies, Ex Post Facto or Casual Comparative Studies, Action Research etc.

On 14th July, 2010, Wednesday

Dr. S.S. Bhakar, Director Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior (PIMG) was invited as the expert authority for the day. He took four sessions from 10-11:30 am, 11:45-1:15 pm, 2:00- 3:30 pm and 3:45-5:15 pm. In his lecture, he covered the following topics Data Collection-Sources (Primary & Secondary Data), Exercise/Literature Review, Attitude Measurement & Scales, and again probing deeper into Attitude Measurement & Scales respectively.

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