This course is designed to impart necessary soft skills for the incoming students. It is a mandatory course for all incoming students (M.Tech. (CDS)/M.Tech. (Research)/Ph.D.) joining in the August 2018 term. The course is divided into nine modules and all modules are compulsory for everybody to complete.
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Introduction to DS 200: Research Methods (Compulsory session for Incoming Students)
Sat, 10 Aug 19 @ 10:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Completion of this course by the end December 2020 is mandatory for the renewal of scholarship for the next academic year.
Module 1: Aug 10, 2019: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: “Introduction to Research Methods” – Phaneendra Yalavarthy
Desirable to be completed (by the end of August) – Optional:
– Create a list of research topics (atleast three) that you are interested and read atleast one research paper in each topic.
Module 2: Aug 10, 2019: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM:: Research Ethics and copy rights – Yogesh Simmhan. This module will expose you to ethical practices that needs to be followed both for completing course work as well as performing research in your professional life.
To be completed (within a week):
– Learn how to use on-line plagiarism detection tools.