JAMMU, January 21: Government College of Education (GCOE) Jammu today launched a three-day international workshop on “Enhancing Research Skills” through a virtual mode involving renowned international personalities for enlighten students and College faculty members on the importance of research skills.
The workshop gains importance because research skills help identify the problem, collect informational resources that can help solve the problem, assess the quality and relevance of those resources, and find an effective solution.
The workshop was organized by the Education Research and Teacher Training Center of the Government College of Education Jammu under the patronage of Principal Dr. Kulvinder Kour. On the first day of the workshop, Dr. Marlina Jamal, Assistant Professor, School of Language, Literacy and Translation (PPBLT), University Sains Malaysia Penag, Malaysia was the keynote speaker.
The workshop began with a welcome address by Dr. Sushma Bala, Coordinator, Research Centre. Dr. Shubhra Jamwal is the organizing secretary of the workshop.
In her detailed and insightful lecture, Dr. Marlina Jawal shared important tips for improving research skills and how to improve research productivity in higher education institutions. She also shared some methodologies that contain the idea of how to engage students and faculty members in improving organizational research results.
The Director of the College, Dr. Kulvinder Kour, appreciated the research center for organizing the workshop to guide students and faculty members on various aspects of improving research skills. She also highlighted recent initiatives taken by the College to improve research skills.
Prof. Satish Sharma, Prof. Jyoti Parihar, Dr. Maansi Sharma, Dr. Tahira Shah, Prof. Sarita Dogra, Prof. Shapia Shameem Bhatti and Prof. Seema Kumari were also present at the event.
Tomorrow, Dr. SR Candy D’Cunha, Associate Professor of English, Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology, Andhra Pradesh will enlighten participants on research skills while Dr. Habibullah Shah, Associate Professor of Education, Directorate of distance education, University of Kashmir will share its knowledge on the subject during the third day of the workshop.