Research Methodology and Statistical Reasoning

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15 Hour Online (Live) Certification Program Jointly offered with

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To understand how to select the appropriate research method for your study.
  2. To get a fundamental understanding of various research methods.
  3. To choose the right statistical technique to be used with different research methods

Eligibility

  • Open to students & Faculties

Dates – To be Announced

Time: 10AM to 1PM

Price – INR 1,800 + 18% GST

Who will teach the course

Dr. Hansika Kapoor, Research Author, Dept. of Psychology, Monk® Prayogshala®
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Dr. Hansika Kapoor holds a PhD from IIT, Bombay in the area of negative creativity aka how people get good ideas to do bad things. She is a Fulbright fellow and her research interests lie in cognitive science, social psychology, and behavioural economics.

 

Anirudh Tagat, Research Author, Dept. of Economics, Monk® Prayogshala®
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Anirudh is currently pursuing his PhD in Econometrics at the IITB-Monash Research Academy. His research interests lie in behavioural and experimental economics.

Course Structure:-

Day 1: Introduction to Research Methods

  • Importance of Research – 15 Mins
  • What is Scientific Research? – 15 Mins
  • Researcher Skills – 30 Mins
  • Basic Concepts in Research – 30 Mins
    • Difference between Academic Research and Market Research
    • Difference between Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Research Question and Hypothesis – 30 Mins
  • Research Ethics – 30 Mins

Day 2: Experimental Research Methods

  • Introduction to the Experimental Method – 30 Mins
    • Conditions – 10 Mins
    • Principles – 10 Mins
    • Types – 10 Mins
    • Variables – 30 Mins
    • Between Groups – 30 Mins
    • Within Groups/Repeated – 30 Mins
    • Factorial – 10 Mins
    • Quasi-Experimental/Natural – 10 Mins

Day 3: Survey Research

  • Introduction to Survey Research
    • What is survey research? – 10 Mins
    • Why are surveys important? – 10 Mins
    • Use of surveys in social science – 10 Mins
  • Constructing survey questionnaires – 30 Mins
  • Item development and survey design
    • Generating items and scales – 30 Mins
    • Testing reliability and validity – 30 Mins
  • Conducting Surveys
    • Sampling – 30 Mins
    • Practical considerations – 15 Mins
    • Ethical Issues – 15 Mins

Day 4: Introduction to Statistics

  • Introduction to Statistics
    • Population and Sample – 30 Mins
    • The Normal Curve – 10 Mins
    • Levels of Measurement – 10 Mins
  • Descriptive Statistics – 60 Mins
  • Inferential Statistics – 60 Mins

Day 5: Non-Experimental Methods and Secondary Research

  • Observational Research Methods – 30 Mins
  • Interviews – 30 Mins
  • Case Study – 30 Mins
  • Choosing the Right Research Method – 30 Mins
  • Secondary Research
    • Using Big Data – 60 Mins

Contact Details – Pooja Lalwani – H.R. College – 8879071582

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