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TRAINING COURSE ON COMPUTER APPLICATION IN SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA ANALYSIS
Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi
 

 
 

The course is an annual event of the Institute and is particularly meant for those who are engaged in survey research and have dealt with data processing, analysis and interpretation.

One of the purposes of the training programme is to help students in developing affinity towards computers and overcome any apprehensions and inhibitions regarding its use. With a mix of theoretical inputs and practical sessions, it is hoped that participants would gain confidence in carrying out data analysis and other related work on computer on their own.

Methodology

The course is designed as a combination of theoretical lectures and hands-on experience on computers. By using data provided by the participants various statistical concepts and techniques, from simple univariate to more complex multivariate techniques of data analysis using SPSS are covered. The course will also cover general introduction to computers and various techniques of word processing.

Participation Criteria

The participants pursuing doctoral work, college & university faculty members, or members of recognized research Institutes who are engaged in doctoral work may apply for this course. Candidates with adequate knowledge of statistics and familiarity with computer applications are preferred.

All applicants are requested to send one page synopsis/note on their research work, or the current area of their work along with the application.

Course Contents :

  1. Research Methodology

  • Formulating Research Questions

  • Design of Research

  • Sampling techniques

  • Preparation of Research Instruments

  • Data collection

  • Preparing data for Analysis

  1. Computer Orientation

  • Introduction to computers

  • Introduction to Internet

  • Introduction to Windows

  • Data Feeding Techniques

  • Introduction to MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Power Point

  1. Statistical Techniques: Overview

  • Univariate statistical Techniques

  • Multivariate statistical methods

  • How to select an appropriate statistical technique

  1. Data Analysis using SPSS ( 13.0 version)
     

  2. Report Writing


    Programme Coordinators:
    Dr. S.K. Pant
    Phone: 0532-2569214 Ext. 224
    Email: skpant@gbpssi.org.in

    Sri Anjesh Kumar
    Phone: 0532-2569214 Ext. 210
    Email: anjesh@gbpssi.org.in

 
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