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What is Research?
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Meaning, Types, and Characteristics of Research
Meaning, Types, and Characteristics of Research
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Types Of Research For UGC NET Exam 2022
Types Of Research For UGC NET Exam 2022
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Positivism & Post-Positivistic Approach in Research for UGC NET Exam
Positivism & Post-Positivistic Approach in Research for UGC NET Exam
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Research Process for UGC NET Paper-1
Research Aptitude Process for Paper-1
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Application Of ICT
Application Of ICT In Research
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Research Ethics
Research Ethics
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Research Aptitude UGC NET JRF – Paper 1 Full Course
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Paper

  • A paper is defined as an essay or dissertation read at a seminar or published in a journal.
  • It represents a viewpoint and research work about a topic, which is supported by the work of others on the same or relevant topics.
  • Research paper- It includes all the steps of research such as literature survey, data collection, and so on.
  • A paper can be based on theory and material available or can be based on an experiment.
  • Term paper- it is to be submitted at the end of the term by students and is based on the term. It provides the experience of research to students and students learn about how to write a term paper.

Article

  • It is written by scholars and scientists in magazines and newspapers.
  • This is also related to research and presents the view of a writer on a topic.
  • It is informative and typically addresses the topic in general.
  • research article is written by the researcher regarding the new findings.
  • A research article explains the outcome of scientific research with the support of clinical data.
  • The research paper is then published in a peer-reviewed journal. Peer review means a review by two or more experts from the same field of research.
  • Review Article is based on a secondary source.
  • Secondary sources are those articles or papers presented by the researcher on which research has already been conducted based on the Primary source.
  • review article has nothing new about the topic on which it is written.
  • It just provides a critical review or summarizes the available literature to explain the understanding of the topic.
  • The reader can access the knowledge by just reading one article rather than going through all the secondary sources.

Meeting

  • In this, people come together to discuss the paper.
  • It can be called Symposium, conference, workshop, etc.

Symposium

  • It is like a small-scale conference in which specialists deliver short addresses on a topic.
  • After the address is completed, the question answers follow.

Colloquium

  • In this form of seminar gathering of experts and specialists take place.
  • Only experts and specialists in the related field deliver the lecture on a particular topic.
  • Thereafter, questions and answers follow.

Congress

  • It is a formal meeting usually held once a year.
  • Example- Indian Historical Congress, Indian Science Congress. These are held once a year at a specific place.
  • In this, all experts converged at a place and presents papers on their respective subjects.

Conference

  • It is a formal meeting of people with a shared interest.
  • It is bigger than the seminar and lasts for more days than seminars.
  • It involves a complete analysis of a topic with a discussion between the participants for concluding results.
  • The conference includes keynotes and presentations delivered to all attendees, as well as multiple break-out sessions.
  • The conference could be of multiple types- business conference, parent-teacher conference, academic conference, business conference, etc.

Workshops

  • It is even smaller than the seminar and here the discussion is more intense.
  • It is more practical.
  • This participant not only listens but participates practically.
  • It is organized to provide and improve skills.

Webinar

  • This is a form of the seminar which takes place over the internet.
  • This presentation is done in audio and video components.
  • Participants sitting at one end of the world can attend the seminar.
  • It is very economical and very less arrangements need to be done.
  • A good internet connection is the only requirement in this form of seminar.
  • We are seeing a lot of seminars taking place on the web due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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