FDMSE organized a One Day refresher programme on Research Methodology in the field of Special Education – 16 Sept 2023

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational & Research Institute (RKMVERI) Faculty of Disability Management and Special Education (FDMSE) SRKV (PO), Vidyalaya Campus, Coimbatore organized a one-day Refresher Programme on “Research Methodology in the field of Special Education” on 16th September, 2023. One-day Refresher Programme on “Research Methodology in the field of Special Education” was held on 16.09.2023 through Webex platform provided by Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). Dr. Sudha A, Assistant Professor in Special Education, Department of Intellectual Disability, RKMVERI-FDMSE welcomed the gathering and oriented the participants about the conduct of the refresher programme. In total 86 (20 males and 66 female) delegates attended for the program.

Programme Itinerary

The programme was handled by national level experts in the field of special education and research. Apart from this, technical session exclusively for search engines were conducted. There was an interactive session immediately after each session (the questions provided in the chat box by the participants were clarified by the respective resource persons). Brilliant theoretical inputs were provided to the participants in an efficient way with good technical and administrative support. Sign language interpretation support was provided throughout the event by trained RCI registered staff Ms. Megha Gupta

Time Session Topic Speaker
10.00 – 10.15 a.m Welcome Address
Assistant Professor in Special Education, RKMVERI-FDMSE
10.15-11.15 a.m
(Session – 45 minutes; interaction-15 minutes)
Session- I   An overview of Research in Special Education Priority Areas in Special Education Speaker 1
Dr. Jayanthi Narayan Visiting Professor of Inclusive Education, Faculty of Health, Education and Society, University of Northampton, UK
11.15-11.20 – Break
11.20 – 12.20 p.m
(Session – 45 minutes; interaction-15 minutes)
Session -2 Research Design – Types and Methods of Educational Research with special focus on Special Education Speaker 2
Assistant Professor in Special Education, RKMVERI-FDMSE  
12.20-12.25 p.m BREAK
12:25 – 01:25 p.m
(Session – 45 minutes; interaction-15 minutes)
Session-3     Descriptive Statistics in Special Education Research Speaker 3
Former Professor & Dean, School of Behavioural Sciences, Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala
01.25 -01.45 p.m – Lunch Break
01:45 – 02:45 p.m
(Session – 45 minutes; interaction minutes)
Session -4   Advanced Searching Tools and Referencing Tools; Research and Publication Ethics Speaker 4
Dr. Jasimudeen.S, Librarian, St. Stephens college, Kottayam, Kerala
02.45 – 03.00 p.m Concluding Remarks
Participants Evaluation & Feedback

At the end of the programme, team of CRE division, Rehabilitation council of India jointly with FDMSE-RKMVERI conducted evaluation session and collected feedback from participants.

Below are some photos of the programme