Thursday, October 25, 2012

Data Collection Workshop, Hubli

Data Collection Workshop
BSW College, Hubli

Research Methods for Social Work have undergone several changes in the recent past, particularly in the areas of Research Designs, Techniques of Data Collection, Analysis of Data and Computer Application in Social Work Research.

Against this background, a workshop was organised for social work studetns, educators and researchers of BSW college with a specific objective to bring research closer to social work practice, and to find from the research methodologies used by social scientists those methods that can be best adopted in the context of social work.

The above said workshop was organised by CRT (secretariate of KCRO) at Kanakadas Shikshana Samiti, Hubli on 8-10th Septemer 2012. Around 45 students and teachers participated in the workshop.

During the first day, the participants were oriented about importance of data, types of data, types of research, sampling methods etc. On the second day the students visited the Noolvi grama panchayat in four groups and collected the data about the children. During the process participants were made to follow multi-stage sampling method to select the household along with the ressource mapping of the village.

On the third day, the participants compiled, analysed the data and presented their findings in groups.

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