St. Thomas College, Bhilai, P.G Dept. of Psychology, in collaboration with MOU partners Holy Cross women’s college, Ambikapur and Government Kamla Devi Rathi Girls P.G college, Rajnandgaon organized three days online workshop on Basics of Research Methodology. Resource persons of the workshop were Dr AvantikaKaushil, Assistant Professor, Govt. E.V.P.G College, Korba and Dr. Jay Singh, Associate Professor, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Kaushil gave inputs on the topic ‘Data collection and Sampling Techniques’ and spoke that a researcher has to be very honest in collecting appropriate sample and discussed various methods of data collection and sampling techniques.Dr. Jay Singh, gave his expert lecture on ‘Introduction to Basics of Statistics’. It was a very interactive session in which students were introduced to inferential and descriptive statistics, importance of normal probability curve and when to use statistics such as ANOVA, ANCOVA and Factor Analysis.
Administrator of the college, Rev Father Dr.Joshy Varghese appreciated the topic of the workshop and stressed that in todays academic world every student should develop his research skills to be a betterstudent and researcher. Principal Dr. M.G. Roymon said the IQAC has to conduct such academic development programs for quality enhancement.Dr. SR. Shanta Joseph, Principal, Holy Cross women’s college, Ambikapur addressed the gathering in the opening session and encouraged the organisers for their efforts. Dr. Alok Mishra, Principal, Government Kamla Devi Rathi Girls P.G college, Rajnandgaon gave full support for the conduct of the workshop. Dr.Debjani Mukherjee Head, dept. of psychology welcomed the gathering and said every student must know the basics of research methods and statistics as it is very useful in higher education.MoU partner colleges give a platform to students to interact and learn together. Dr.MamtaAwasthi, Head, Dept. of Psychology Holy Cross Women’s College, Ambikapur and Dr.BasantSonber, Government Kamla Devi Rathi Girls P.G College, Rajnandgaonaddressed the students and enlightened them on the various aspects of Research Methodology. Dr.AnkitaDeshmukh, Dr. Mona Makhija and Ms.Divya Singh Assistant Professors of the three colleges conducted the sessions and Dr.Sumita Singh Assistant Professor St. Thomas College, proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. J Maju, Assistant Professor assisted in smooth conduct of the workshop.