The Spirit of Research: Purpose, Attitude and Methodology
Indic Academy offers a short orientation course by Prof. Nagaraj Paturi on the nature of research for aspiring researchers. It introduces the spirit of research, its purpose and methodology that is not given adequate emphasis in typical University research methodology courses. It also outlines the attitude a winning researcher must have. It is a prerequisite course for participating in short-term research fellowships offered by Indic Academy.
This is a short orientation course on the nature of research for aspiring researchers. It introduces the spirit of research, its purpose and methodology that is not given adequate emphasis in typical University research methodology courses. It complements such courses by focussing on the philosophy and spirit behind the various methodological conventions in vogue. It also outlines the attitude a winning researcher must have.
If you want to be an impactful researcher, this course is a must for you.
Indic Academy offers several short-term research fellowships to hone the critical inquiry skills of aspiring researchers and give them an opportunity to innovate. This course is a prerequisite for participating in the short-term research fellowships.
- Gain clarity on how to approach research and formulate your research problem.
- Understand how to pick and address the target audience of your research for impact.
- Learn how to narrow down the scope of your research while keeping it innovative.
- Get a guide on how to structure your thesis dissertation to be concise and precise.
- Aspiring researchers, Ph.D. students and research faculty members
- Recipients of Indic Academy research grants.
- This course was conducted as a mix of concept elucidations and live interactions with participants to help them put those concepts into practice.
- It is now offered as a self-paced course, and has 4 recorded sessions of 1.5hrs each.
- What IS and IS NOT research.
- What is the expected outcome and for whom is it intended.
- Research as an exercise in critical inquiry to answer a question not answered before
- Choosing the target audience for your research.
- The spirit behind research methodologies.
- Choosing the right methodology to prove your thesis.
- Structure of a thesis
- Case studies: Interaction with current and aspiring research scholars to put these concepts into practice.