NLSIU | 10 days Research Methodology Course in Social Science

The Talasamudaayagala Adhyayana Kendra (Marginalized Community Study Center) along with the Center for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore, is organising a ’10 days Research Methodology Course in Social Science’.
The course will address major issues pertaining to marginalised communities and serve as a forum for students to interact and exchange notes on their ongoing work. It seeks to expose research scholars to
  • an understanding of categories like method, methodology and theoretical perspectives
  • critical perspectives on assumptions underlying dominant strands of research
  • the idea of validity of method in positivist and interpretive frameworks and
  • recent developments in the philosophy of social science research.
Themes:
  • Nature of knowledge and theory: theoretical approaches to social science research
  • The art of doing research: selection of a research problem: research design; formulating hypotheses and indicators; methods of sampling and inference
  • Statistics and econometrics with hands-on experiences;
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods; Ethnographic studies; case study; New advances in methods of social science research;
  • Ethical and gender issues in social science research; Action Research;
  • Interpreting research;
  • Consolidation of research findings, research report and dissemination
  • Exposure of statistical packages like SPSS, STATA etc.

For more information on registration, fees and enrollment, kindly visit the official page. Click here for the application form. 

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