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Buddhism – the Rebel child of Hinduism.

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, He came to be called “the Buddha,” which means “awakened one,” after he experienced a profound realization … Continue reading

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Jainism – A Religion of purely human origin

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India In ancient times Jainism was known by many names such as the Saman tradition, the religion of Nirgantha, or the religion of Jin.  Jin is one, who has conquered … Continue reading

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Causal-comparative Research

Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V (P. G) College, Roorkee, India Causal-comparative research is an attempt to identify a causative relationship between an independent variable and a dependent variable.The relationship between the independent variable and dependent variable is usually a suggested relationship … Continue reading

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Literature Review in Behavioral Research

  Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V (P. G) College, Roorkee, India Man is the only animal that can take advantage of the knowledge which has accumulated through the centuries. This fact is of particular importance in research, which operates as a … Continue reading

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Rating Scales in Behavioral Research

Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V (P. G) College, Roorkee, India Surveys are consistently used to measure quality. For example, surveys might be used to gauge customer perception of product quality or quality performance in service delivery. Statisticians have generally grouped data … Continue reading

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Experimental Research in Education

  Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V (P. G) College, Roorkee, India Experimental research is a method used by researchers through manipulating one variable and control the rest of the variables. The process, treatment and program in this type of research are … Continue reading

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The Survey method – Technique of gathering data

Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V (P. G) College, Roorkee, India The Survey method is the technique of gathering data by asking questions to people who are thought to have desired information. A formal list of questionnaire is prepared. Generally a non … Continue reading

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Introduction to Sociometry

Dr. V.K. Maheshwari, Former Principal K.L.D.A.V(P.G) College, Roorkee, India Sociometry is “a method for, describing, discovering and evaluating social status, structure, and development through measuring the extent of acceptance or rejection between individuals in groups.” Franz defines sociometry as “a … Continue reading

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Fundamental Concepts of Research Methodology

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India Some people consider research as a movement, a movement from the known to the unknown. It is actually a voyage of discovery.  In fact, research is … Continue reading

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Sampling Techniques in Quantitative Research

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India When we are interested in a population, we typically study a sample of that population rather than attempt to study the whole population The purpose of sampling … Continue reading

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