An Experimental Study on Effect of Workshop Training on Research Literacy among Research Scholars

Abstract

Author(s): Gavsiddappa Anandhalli, Sujatha D N, Neelamma G

The study aims to investigate the effect of research methodology workshop training on research literacy among the research scholars of Karnataka state Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura Karnataka. For the present study, the experimental research design was applied with pre-test and post designs with a control group. Research scholars of KSWUB University are considered as a target population for the study. Random stratified sampling method was used to select the sample from the targeted population. The university has conducted 21 days workshop on research methodology covering all the aspects of the research process in the workshop. 30 subjects were selected for the control group and the experimental group for the study. A structured questionnaire was used to assess the level of knowledge of research literacy among the research scholars. Pre-test and post-test were conducted on the research literacy of research scholars before and after the workshop and evaluated the scores of scholars. The significant difference was observed among research scholars in the level of research literacy after the workshop. It can be concluded that the workshop has made a significant impact on the level of research literacy among the research scholars. It is one of the most effective treatment to enhance the level of knowledge of research among the research scholars.

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