TEQIP –II sponsored Workshop on “Research Methodology and Pedagogy” (9-10th Sept. 2016)

The department of Electrical Engineering of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh organized two days workshop on “Research Methodology and Pedagogy” on 9th -10th September 2016.  The workshop was sponsored by TEQIP-II and attended by faculty , PG scholars from various departments of PEC University of Technology. 

The workshop started with the welcome address by the Head of   Department   and co-ordinator of the workshop  Prof(Dr) Tarlochan Kaur .  She said that the primary aim of the workshop is to provide faculty, Ph.D research scholars with insights and tools to conduct relevant research that would contribute to the body of knowledge in their various areas of interest and to enhance skills for teaching better.

The Director Prof. Manoj K Arora in his  inaugural address said that the faculty and the research scholars must keep pace with the recent advancement in their discipline,  be well versed with the latest development in Research Methodology  to apply them for betterment of industry and society

 Dr. Jayanti Roy, Deputy Director UGC – Human Resource Development, Panjab  University, spoke about thinking skills for research and “Teaching Better: Why and How”.  Dr. Hari Singh, Prof. NIT Kurukshetra discussed Research Methodology, Statistical tools and design of experiments with Taguchi Method along with case studies.   Dr. S.K Sharma Chairman Sociology Department, Panjab University enlightened the audience about research ethics. 

On day 2,  Dr. Manmeet  Kaur, PGIMER, discussed qualitative and quantitative research. Dr. Rupak Chakarwarty from Punjab  University enlightened the audience about Web-based Learning Content Management System, Publication Opportunities and Reference Management & Academic Research Engines.  Prof. Dazy Zarabi,  PU capped the workshop with interactive session on communication skills  

The workshop ended with the address by the Registrar and  vote  of  thanks  by  Prof. Raminder Kaur of Electrical  Engineering Department. 

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