Short course in Scientific Reference Management & Questionnaire Formulation

Course Description

This course is aimed at undergraduate and post graduate students who wish to improve their skills in managing and using their references in their academic writing. In the course, we will demonstrate the use of reference management using Mendeley and to create and design survey with questionnaire as a research tool.

The course will build skills and enable an understanding of the importance to cite scientific literature while reporting research work. It will equip participants with skills to cite literature appropriately and accurately. They will also learn about other reference management software tools that are commonly used to read, manage, and create bibliographies. This course equips the students and researchers with skills to write original scientific research articles with attention to the quality and to cite while they write and efficiently manage the references.


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                   071 18 18 597
To Whom: University Undergraduates/Postgraduate Students/Master’s Students/Researchers/Ph.D. Candidates/Academic Staff of Universities & Educational Institutes
Lecturer: Professor Nalaka Wickramasinghe
Study Method: 100% Online (zoom)
Medium: English & Sinhala (Mix)
Duration: 04 Days
Certificate: E – Certificate (A printed certificate will be provided on request) (Conditions Applied)
Course Fee: 5000/- LKR  (Group Registrations Available)

Course Content

➤ How to create a questionnaire by using Google Forms.

➤ Introduction to types of Reference Management tools.

➤ Introduction to Mendeley and getting started with Mendeley.

➤ Add and managing references in Mendeley.

➤ Sharing, collaborating and other tools.

➤ APA Referencing

Learning Outcomes

➤ To appreciate the importance of citing to avoid plagiarism.

➤ To cite literature appropriately and accurately – Paraphrasing and quoting and create citations linked to references in the bibliography of the research article.

➤ To use a reference management tool – Mendeley to cite while they write, manage their references, create a bibliography and network, share, or collaborate with other researchers.

➤ To Identify common software tools for managing references other than Mendeley.

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