Human Resource Development Center and School of Education, Lovely Professional University organized ‘Short Term Course on Research Methodology and Data Analysis’ w.e.f April 18 to April 23, 2022. The course received active participation from Faculty Members and Research Scholars across India.

Program convener Prof. (Dr.) Sunaina Ahuja, Dean and Head-Human Resource Development Center, Lovely Professional University in her welcome address shared LPU-HRDC’s vision w.r.t faculty development and assured that participants would be enriched with skills through experiential learning. “The workshop is unique in terms of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment methods which are gamified in approach,” she expressed.

Program convener Prof. (Dr.) Pavitar Prakash Singh, Dean and Head School of Humanities, LPU in his inaugural address highlighted that the institutions of higher learning in India are facing crucial challenges in creating, nurturing, and maintaining the level of quality research. The need of the hour is to develop a sound methodological base of research among the budding educationists and researchers to cope with future challenges.

The 6-day workshop was conducted by Dr. Vijay Chechi, Professor and Deputy Dean, Lovely School of Education and  Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Lovely School of Education. Dr.Savita Gupta, Professor and Head-Deptt. Of Faculty Development, Human Resource Development Center, Lovely Professional University and Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Lovely School of Education coordinated the workshop maintaining great connection with the participants and Resource Panel.

The workshop was instrumental in achieving the key learning outcomes namely capacity building in Research Methodology; Fundamentals of Data Analysis using SPSS; Hypothesis Testing; Correlation and Regression Analysis. The participants were appreciative of the resource persons’ expertise, teaching pedagogy and continuously maintained vibrancy and energy level throughout the workshop.

Dr. Sunaina Ahuja, appreciated the contribution of Resource Team and Dr. Savita Gupta, Dr. Dinesh Kumar and Ms. Sushma (HRDC) for organizing a meaningful workshop, successful in meeting participants’ expectations.