Capacity Development Workshops

RESEARCH DIRECTORATE WORKSHOPS 2018 - FIRST SEMESTER 

NB: Please note that these workshops are for CPUT Staff members

DATE PROGRAMME PURPOSE/ TOPICS FACILITATOR VENUE REGISTER ONLINE 
19 April Statistics:
*Planning research: Quantitative and qualitative
* Questionnaire Design
* Ethics: Plagiarism
- A broad overview of quantitative and qualitative research designs and ways of using both in a research project
- Various data collection techniques
- The dos and don’ts of questionnaire design
- Plagiarism, similarity, originality and the Turnitin® tool
Dr Corrie Uys TBA Bellville Click Link
24-26 April Writing for Publication - Aimed at emerging researchers who have successfully completed their MAs or PhDs
- Participants submit a draft abstract prior to the workshop, which is reviewed by the facilitator and then peer-reviewed during a practical exercise on how to write incisive and perceptive journal abstracts
- At the end of the course, participants will be able to draft a journal article in order to disseminate their research findings in a DHET accredited journal in their field of study
Mr Solani Ngobeni TBA Cape Town Click Link
9-11 May Writing for Publication - Aimed at emerging researchers who have successfully completed their MAs or PhDs
- Participants submit a draft abstract prior to the workshop, which is reviewed by the facilitator and then peer-reviewed during a practical exercise on how to write incisive and perceptive journal abstracts
- At the end of the course, participants will be able to draft a journal article in order to disseminate their research findings in a DHET accredited journal in their field of study
Mr Solani Ngobeni TBA Bellville Click Link
14-18 May
9-13 July
3-7 September
22-26 October
3-5 December
SATN Accelerated Doctoral Programme - A five module blended learning programme, which is hands-on, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary
- PhD candidates will have an assessed PhD proposal ready for registration by the end of the programme
- Facilitation of partnerships, networks and collaborative projects within the region and with internationally relevant partners
SATN facilitator TBA Click Link
23 May Statistics:
* Planning research: Quantitative and qualitative
* Questionnaire Design
* Ethics: Plagiarism
- A broad overview of quantitative and qualitative research designs and ways of using both in a research project

- Various data collection techniques
- The dos and don’ts of questionnaire design
- Plagiarism, similarity, originality and the Turnitin® tool

Dr Corrie Uys TBA Mowbray Click Link
24 May Conversation Africa - Adapting one’s research for popular publication Conversation Africa facilitators TBA Cape Town Click Link
31 May Developing a Research Project Plan- Academic vs practical research - Research as project
- An academic-worthy research project
- The research project participant(s) and supervisor(s)
- The research methodology process
- The proposal as a project
- Administration as a project
Dr Andre de la Harpe TBA Cape Town Click Link
7 June Research Writing

- How to find and evaluate relevant information, cite sources correctly, compile a list of references according to the institutional bibliographic style guide
- How to write in an academic style that is clear, crisp, concise and precise
- How to write a thesis that complies with academic and institutional requirements

Dr Liz van Aswegen Library Lab 1, 4th floor, Cape Town campus Click Link
12 June Statistics:
* Planning research: Quantitative and qualitative
* Questionnaire Design
* Ethics: Plagiarism
- A broad overview of quantitative and qualitative research designs and ways of using both in a research project
- Various data collection techniques
- The dos and don’ts of questionnaire design
- Plagiarism, similarity, originality and the Turnitin® tool
Dr Corrie Uys TBA Wellington Click Link
20 June Research Writing - How to find and evaluate relevant information, cite sources correctly, compile a list of references according to the institutional bibliographic style guide
- How to write in an academic style that is clear, crisp, concise and precise
- How to write a thesis that complies with academic and institutional requirements
Dr Liz van Aswegen Library Lab 1, 4th floor, Cape Town campus Click Link
25-29 June Writing Retreat - Provides emerging as well as established researchers an environment away from the daily routine to focus on writing a journal article
- Participants submit a draft article before the retreat for review by the facilitator
- Participants work through their article with the support of an established book and journal publisher, and submit to a DHET accredited journal by the end of the retreat
Mr Solani Ngobeni TBA off campus Click Link
9-13 July Writing Retreat - Provides emerging as well as established researchers an environment away from the daily routine to focus on writing a journal article
- Participants submit a draft article before the retreat for review by the facilitator
- Participants work through their article with the support of an established book and journal publisher, and submit to a DHET accredited journal by the end of the retreat
Mr Solani Ngobeni TBA off campus Click Link