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Faculty Development Program on Qualitative and Quantitative Research Design in Higher Education

(FDP QRDHE-2024)

Total 10 Credit Hours and Two e-Certificates will be provided to all the registered participants

Date: 27th June (Thursday) to 5th July (Friday), 2024

Date: 27th June (Thursday) to 5th July (Friday), 2024


Faculty Development Program on Qualitative and Quantitative Research Design in Higher Education

(FDP QRDHE-2024)

Total 10 Credit Hours and Two e-Certificates will be provided to all the registered participants

Date: Date: 27th June (Thursday) to 5th July (Friday), 2024

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Eudoxia Research University, New Castle, USA and Eudoxia Research Centre, Bangalore, Mumbai, Guwahati, India


Agenda FDP QRDHE-2024


Joining Faculty Development Program FDP QRDHE-2024, offered by Eudoxia Research University and Eudoxia Research Centre is a transformative step for educators looking to enhance their careers and contribute more effectively to their institutions and the broader academic community. The skills, knowledge, and networks gained from such programs not only benefit individual career trajectories but also elevate the standards of education and research. As the academic landscape continues to evolve, participation in FDPs will be increasingly important for educators aiming to excel in their fields and foster environments of innovation and excellence.

Program Highlights:

  • Classes and Webinars led by internationally renowned educators and researchers.
  • Hands-on training in the latest educational technology and research methodologies.
  • Opportunities for collaborative research work and publications.
  • A global network of peers and mentors to support your career growth.
  • Certificate of completion from Eudoxia Research University and Eudoxia Research Centre, recognized worldwide.                                            The Broader Impact of FDP Participation
    1. Institutional Benefit: Educators who participate in FDPs contribute to their home institutions by bringing back advanced knowledge, innovative teaching methods, and new research opportunities.
    2. Quality Education: Improved teaching methods and curriculum design directly impact the quality of education students receive.
    3. Global Standards: Participants are helping in aligning their institutions with international benchmarks, facilitating global collaborations and accreditations.

Day 1: 27th June, 2024 – Thursday

Topic: Fundamentals of Qualitative Research Design

  1. Qualitative research is an exploratory approach to research that aims to understand the experiences, perspectives, and meanings of individuals or groups. It is often used in social sciences, psychology, and anthropology.
  2. There are different types of qualitative research methods, including ethnography, phenomenology, grounded theory, and case study. Ethnography involves observing and interviewing participants in their natural environment, while phenomenology explores the lived experiences of individuals. Grounded theory is used to develop theories from data, and case study examines a single case in-depth.
  3. Qualitative research typically involves collecting data through interviews, focus groups, observation, and document analysis. Interviews and focus groups allow researchers to collect rich data about participants’ experiences, perspectives, and beliefs. Observation involves observing participants in their natural environment and taking notes on their behavior and interactions. Document analysis involves analyzing documents such as government reports, newspaper articles, and organizational records.
  4. Data analysis in qualitative research involves interpreting the data collected and identifying themes, patterns, and commonalities. This is typically done through coding, where researchers assign codes to segments of data that represent a common concept or theme.
  5. The main strength of qualitative research is its ability to provide rich, detailed data about individuals’ experiences, perspectives, and meanings. However, qualitative research can also be time-consuming and resource-intensive. It is important for researchers to carefully consider their research question and choose the appropriate qualitative research method and data collection techniques for their study.

Day 2: 29th June, 2024 – Saturday

Topic: Qualitative Data Analysis and Interpretation

  1. Qualitative data analysis involves interpreting data that is non-numerical in nature, such as interview transcripts, field notes, and audio recordings. It is an iterative process that involves examining the data for patterns, themes, and relationships.
  2. One of the key challenges in qualitative data analysis is managing the large volumes of data collected. It is important to have a clear research question and to develop a data management plan to organize and structure the data for analysis.
  3. Qualitative data analysis typically involves coding the data, which involves identifying key concepts and themes and assigning codes to relevant sections of the data. This helps to organize the data and identify patterns and themes.
  4. There are different approaches to qualitative data analysis, including thematic analysis, grounded theory, and content analysis. Thematic analysis involves identifying themes in the data, while grounded theory involves developing theories based on the data. Content analysis involves analyzing the content of the data, such as the language used and the topics discussed.
  5. Interpretation of qualitative data involves making meaning from the data and drawing conclusions based on the analysis. It is important to consider the context of the data, the perspectives of the participants, and the researcher’s own biases and assumptions in the interpretation of the data. The findings should be presented in a clear and transparent way, and researchers should acknowledge the limitations and potential biases in their analysis.

Day 3: 1st July, 2024 – Monday

Topic: Basics of Quantitative Research Design

  1. Quantitative research is a research approach that involves the use of numerical data and statistical analysis to investigate relationships between variables. It is often used in fields such as economics, psychology, and political science.
  2. There are different types of quantitative research designs, including experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational, and survey research. Experimental research involves manipulating one or more variables and measuring their effects on other variables, while quasi-experimental research involves comparing groups that are not randomly assigned. Correlational research involves examining the relationship between two or more variables, and survey research involves collecting data through questionnaires or structured interviews.
  3. Methods of data collection in quantitative research include surveys, experiments, and observations. Surveys involve administering questionnaires or structured interviews to a sample of participants. Experiments involve manipulating one or more variables and measuring their effects on other variables. Observations involve recording data on behaviors, events, or interactions in a systematic way.
  4. Data analysis in quantitative research involves using statistical techniques to analyze numerical data. This can include descriptive statistics, such as means and standard deviations, as well as inferential statistics, such as t-tests and regression analysis.
  5. The main strengths of quantitative research are its ability to provide precise and reliable data, and to test hypotheses and make causal inferences. However, quantitative research can be limited by its focus on numerical data and its potential for oversimplification of complex phenomena. It is important for researchers to carefully consider their research question and choose the appropriate quantitative research design and data collection techniques for their study.

Day 4: 3rd July, 2024 – Wednesday

Topic: Quantitative Data Analysis and Application of SPSS

  1. Data analysis in quantitative research involves the use of statistical techniques to analyze numerical data. This can include descriptive statistics, such as means and standard deviations, as well as inferential statistics, such as t-tests and ANOVA.
  2. Sampling is an important aspect of quantitative research, as it involves selecting a representative sample of individuals from a larger population. Sampling techniques can include random sampling, stratified sampling, and cluster sampling, among others.
  3. In quantitative research, it is important to ensure that the sample size is large enough to yield statistically significant results. Sample size calculation depends on factors such as the research question, the level of significance, and the effect size.
  4. SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a software program commonly used in quantitative data analysis. SPSS provides a range of tools for data cleaning, variable transformation, and statistical analysis, including descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and regression analysis.
  5. SPSS can be used to conduct a range of statistical analyses in quantitative research, including correlation analysis, ANOVA, regression analysis, and factor analysis. It is important to understand the assumptions underlying each statistical analysis and to ensure that the data meets those assumptions before conducting the analysis. It is also important to clearly report the results of the statistical analysis and to interpret the findings in the context of the research question.

Day 5: 5th July, 2024 – Friday

Topic: Manuscript Drafting and Free Publication in Journals

  1. Effective manuscript drafting involves careful planning and organization of the manuscript, including developing a clear research question, conducting a thorough literature review, and outlining the structure of the manuscript.
  2. Manuscripts should be written in a clear and concise manner, with a logical flow and a coherent argument. It is important to ensure that the language used is appropriate for the target audience and that the manuscript adheres to the journal’s submission guidelines.
  3. In order to increase the chances of publication in SCOPUS, WOS, and IEEE journals, it is important to carefully select the appropriate journal for the manuscript. This involves considering factors such as the scope of the journal, the target audience, and the impact factor of the journal.
  4. Manuscripts should be carefully formatted and free of errors, with clear and informative figures and tables. It is important to follow the journal’s guidelines for formatting, referencing, and citation style.
  5. There are several strategies that can be used to increase the chances of free publication in SCOPUS, WOS, and IEEE journals. These include selecting free journal publication, submitting to the best quartile journals without any publication fees. It is also important to consider alternative publishing models, such as preprint servers and open access repositories.

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Faculty Development Programs are a significant enabler for multidisciplinary researchers and academicians, offering them a platform to enhance their skills, collaborate across disciplines, and improve their overall academic performance. For those aiming to boost their Academic Performance Indicators, FDPs provide a structured and recognized avenue for professional growth, innovation in teaching and research, and increased visibility in the global academic community. As education and research continue to evolve, the importance of such programs in facilitating career development and fostering multidisciplinary collaboration will undoubtedly grow.

Enhancing Academic Performance Indicators (API)

  1. Research and Publications: FDPs often enhance research skills and provide knowledge about global research trends, leading to higher quality and increased quantity of publications. Since publications are a significant component of API, this can greatly benefit participants’ career development.

  2. Teaching and Learning Enhancement: Improved teaching methods lead to better student outcomes and feedback, which are important for API in the teaching category. FDPs can help educators become more effective and innovative teachers, positively impacting their teaching scores.

  3. Professional Development Activities: Participation in FDPs itself is considered a professional development activity, often recognized in API scoring. Additionally, the networks and collaborations formed during FDPs can lead to more conference presentations, workshops, and seminars, further enhancing API scores.

  4. Contributions to Institutional Growth: Academicians who bring back innovative ideas and international collaborations contribute to their institution’s academic stature and performance. This institutional contribution is another aspect considered in API, as it encompasses roles in governance, curriculum development, and other administrative activities.

  5. Recognition and Awards: The skills and knowledge gained from FDPs can lead to academic awards and recognitions, both of which are beneficial for an individual’s API. Participation in such high-level programs is often seen as a mark of commitment to one’s academic career and can be leveraged for career advancements.

Scope of FDP for Multidisciplinary Researchers and Academicians

  1. Broad-based Knowledge Enhancement: FDPs often cover a wide range of topics, from the latest research methodologies to innovative teaching techniques. This broad approach allows participants from different disciplines to gain diverse skills and knowledge, fostering a more holistic academic perspective.

  2. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: These programs are a melting pot for academicians from various fields, promoting interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration. Participants can learn from each other’s methodologies and approaches, potentially leading to innovative interdisciplinary research projects.

  3. Customized Learning Paths: Many FDPs offer tracks or modules specific to different disciplines or interests, allowing participants to tailor the program to their specific needs and research focus. This customization is particularly beneficial for multidisciplinary researchers who might be combining different fields or looking for unique skill sets.

  4. Access to Diverse Research Networks: Joining an international FDP opens up opportunities to connect with a wide network of researchers and academicians. This is especially valuable for multidisciplinary researchers looking to collaborate on cross-cutting issues that span multiple fields.

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Eudoxia Research University, New Castle, USA

Eudoxia Research Centre, Bangalore, Mumbai, Guwahati, India