The Research Cell of GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a 7 days
Value added course on “Basics of Research: Writing Research Proposal & Thesis Writing” from
May 4-11, 2022 through blended mode. The purpose of this course was to familiarize the
students in detail with nuances of research and to widen their educational experience. This Value
Added Course was designed in a systematic manner whereby all important aspects of writing a
Research Proposal and Thesis writing were deliberated upon. A panel of experts was arranged
who took the details of all the essential areas of research writing.
In the first session of the Course, Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal, GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana deliberated on the topic "Selection of Research Problem and Preparation for Research Proposal". He elaborated the Basic Components of Research (problem, activity, systematic, scientific, process, solution).
Session II of the value added course witnessed deliberations by Dr. Yogesh Sharma, Associate Professor, Ramgarhia College of Education, Phagwara on the topic" Framing Research Objectives and Hypotheses". He threw light on the concept of research objectives and research questions.
In the third session, Dr. Anshu Narad, Associate Professor, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara interacted with the students on the topic "Styles of References with special reference to APA". She made students familiar with terms like APA Style, Plagiarism, Academic Integrity, Documentation etc.
In the fourth session, Dr. Tarlok Bandhu, Principal, Khalsa College of Education, Sri Muktsar, Sahib pondered upon the topic "Review of literature: online and offline resources". Resource person took the entire audience in the pool of online resources by giving examples of many websites like Shodhganga, Research gate, PU Library, JNU Library, Ambedkar University Delhi, National Institute of educational Planning and administration and Azim Premji Library etc. In the 5th session of the Value Added Course, Dr. Mohua Khosla, Associate Prof., Malwa College of Education, Ludhiana shared her expertise on the topic "Sampling Techniques and data Collection". In the VI session of the course Dr. Avninder Singh, Associate Professor, Malwa College of Education, Ludhiana, acted as the resource person and deliberated on the topic "Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed method". The concluding session of the Value added course witnessed the deliberation by Dr. Meenu Singla, Assistant Prof. Aurobindo College of Commerce and Management. She reflected upon the topic “SPSS and its use”. She through her deliberation demonstrated the working of SPSS. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the organizing committee comprising of Dr. Manu Chadha, Dr. Rachhpal Singh, Dr. Jasleen Kaur and Dr. Ramandeep Kaur Sidhu for their wonderful efforts for the cause of research in the form of this Value Added Course.