Research has become inevitable activity of any organization which wants to pace with changing scenario of globe. Human beings have proved their competence and intelligence with compare to other living entities on the planet earth. Innovation and renovation are necessary process for developing any sphere of life. Research is not ordinary process which just gives a solution of problem but at the same time it also insists human minds to create more creative ideas to solve other aspects of life. Research is a scientific training for improving particular problem. It can be developed by proper training and understanding the depth of research.
Understanding the need and knowing the importance of research, a Three day workshop on “Research Methodology and Application of SPSS on Data Analysis” was organized at Acharya Motibhai Institute of Computer Studies from 5th September to 7th September 2013 sponsored by Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), Gandhinagar. The prime concern of this workshop was to understand research in general and application of SPSS on data analysis in particular. The objectives of this workshop were as follows:
- To offer basic and working knowledge about Research Methodology and Applications of SPSS in Data Analysis to Research Scholars.
- To expose the participants towards simple and exhaustive ways of data analysis through interactive and practice based sessions along with theoretical learning.
- To provide an opportunity to the participants to get introduced the latest techniques in research.
- To develop competency in the use of SPSS and correct interpretation of output of SPSS.
The workshop allured 67 aspirants to attend the workshop but only 60 candidates had been selected as per GUJCOST guidelines. There were 35 male and 25 female participants in the workshop.