Research & Training

Center for Advanced  Research in Arts and Social Sciences (CARASS) has initiated to offer various specialized training courses on Arts and Social Sciences Research Methodology for early career researchers and mid-level social researchers intended to enable the participants to conduct M Phil and Doctoral research and do better in their fields. Training courses will cover both of the basic of Arts and Social Sciences research introducing qualitative and quantitative aspects and contemporary issues in the respected areas.

Upcoming Research Training Workshop

CARASS ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় আয়োজিত গবেষণা প্রশিক্ষণ কর্মশালা

সেন্টার ফর অ্যাডভান্সড রিসার্চ ইন আর্টস অ্যান্ড সোশ্যাল সায়েন্সেস (CARASS), ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় মানবিক ও সামাজিক বিজ্ঞান গবেষণায় আগ্রহীদের জন্যে Research Paradigms and Advanced Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences বিষয়ক প্রশিক্ষণ কর্মশালা আয়োজন করেছে। প্রশিক্ষণ কোর্সে Research Concept, Research Paradigms: Ontology, Epistemology, Literature Review, Data Collection tools, Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Approaches, Experimental, Action Research, Research Ethics, Writing Research Report প্র্রভৃতি বিষয় অন্তর্ভুক্ত থাকবে।

কর্মশালা আরম্ভের সম্ভাব্য তারিখ ২০ নভেম্বর,২০১৮।
কর্মশালা ফি ৬,০০০/= (ঢাবি শিক্ষকের জন্যে প্রযোজ্য নয়)।
আবেদনের শেষ তারিখ: ১৭ নভেম্বর, ২০১৮।
যোগাযোগ: কাজী সামিও শীশ, সিনিয়র রিসার্চ ফেলো, কক্ষ নং ৩১১, CARASS(টিএসসি কম্পাউন্ড) ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, ই-মেইল: carass@du.ac.bd ফোন: ০১৭১১৯৩৪৯২৯.
http://www.carass.du.ac.bd/research-training

 

 

CARASS is planning to offer the following research training courses:

1.  5 days Workshop on Foundation on Research Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences

Expected Participants

Young researchers from Dhaka University and any other institutions, interested to be equipped with different research approaches in arts and social sciences are welcome to participate in the workshop Expected number of participants per workshop is 25.

Expected Outcome

The participants will get the fundamental ideas about research study and research paper writing.

Content This is a 5 days workshop.

Day Topic and Content
 1 Session 1 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research: Concept 

  • What is research?
  • The  importance of research
Session 2 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Researcher’s stance

  • Ontology, epistemology
  • Linking between ontology-epistemology-methodology
 2 Session 3 (2:00pm- 3:15pm) Literature Review

  • Purpose
  • Process
  • Potential models
Session 4 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Literature Review (Continued)

  • Common mistakes
  • Writing literature review
 3 Session 5 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Collection tools I

  • Questionnaire
  • Survey
  • Interview

 

Session 6 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Data Collection tools I

  • FGD
  • Observation
 4  Session 7 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Analysis Approaches I: Quantitative

  • Methods for summarizing and/or describing data with respect to central tendency, dispersion, and association.
Session 8 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Data Analysis Approaches II: Qualitative

  • Concept
  • Genres
 5 Session 9 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Writing Research Report I

  • Concept
  • Example

 

Session 10 (3:30pm- 4:45pm)Writing Research Report I

  • Concept
  •  Example

2. Training Workshop on Research Paradigms and Advanced Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences

Expected Participants

Young researchers, mid-career professionals from different organizations interested to be equipped with different research approaches in arts and social sciences and develop their career in research, are welcome to participate in the workshop. Expected number of participants per workshop is 25.

 

Expected Outcome

The participants will get the fundamental ideas about different approaches of research and academic paper writing.

 

Content and Schedule

This is a 8 days workshop.

Day Topic and Content
 1  Session 1 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)OpeningAbout Research, ImportanceWhy do we do research? Session 2 (3:30pm-4:45pm) Source and Library SearchUse of resources
 2  Session 3 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Researcher’s stanceOntology, epistemologyLinking between ontology-epistemology-methodology Session 4 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Literature ReviewPurposeProcessPotential models
3  Session 5(2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research Approaches: QuantitativeThe organization of quantitative data (e.g., tables, graphs).Methods for summarizing and/or describing data with respect to central tendency, dispersion, and association. Session 6 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Research Approaches: QualitativeConceptGenres
 4  Session 7 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Data Collection tools QuestionnaireSurvey Session 8 (3:30pm-4:45pm)SamplingConceptProcedures
5 Session 9 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Experimental ResearchConceptExample Session 10 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Action ResearchConceptExample
6 Session 11 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Mixed Approach ConceptExample Session 12 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Research in Arts and HumanitiesConceptExample 
7  Session 13 ((2:00pm- 3:15pm)Research Ethics, Referencing and CitationConceptProcedures Session 14 (3:30pm-4:45pm)Writing Research Report ConceptExample
 8  Session 15 (2:00pm- 3:15pm)Wrap up   Closing and Certificate Giving Ceremony

The date will be announced soon.

 

Past Research Training Workshop

CARASS organized two 8 days long training workshop on Research Paradigms and Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences (from March 28- April 6 and  May 16- May 28,2017). Young teachers, research fellows, PhD/MPhil from different departments, centers of Dhaka University participated there. Total number of participants was 28. Faculties from different departments of Arts and Social Sciences faculties, Director and Senior Research Fellow of CARASS conducted different sessions on the training-workshop. After completion Honorable Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of CARASS Council Professor Professor Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddique distributed certificate among the participants. On the certificate giving ceremony Dean of Arts Faculty Prof. Dr. Abu Md. Delwar Hosain, Dean of Social Sciences Prof. Farid Uuddin Ahmed and Prof. Dr. Abul Mansoor Ahmed were presented as Special Guests. Director of CARASS Prof. Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam presided over the program.

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