Week 1 : Introduction
Importance of report writing in academics and research. Various kinds ofacademic and research activities. Necessity of report writing for achievement ofacademic and research goals. Various kinds of reports / presentations. Characteristics of academic and research reports / presentations. Conclusions. ASSIGNMENTS.
Week 2 : Research paper writing
Types of research papers, Structure of research papers, Research paper formats, Abstract writing, Methodology, Results and discussions, Different formats forreferencing, Ways of communicating a research paper. ASSIGNMENTS.
Week 3 : Thesis writing
Structure of a thesis, Scope of the work, Literature review, Experimental / computational details, Preliminary studies, Results and Discussions, Figures and Tables preparation, Conclusions and future works, Bibliography, Appendices, ASSIGNMENTS.
Week 4 : Tools and Techniques
Various word processors, e.g, MS Word, Libra-office, Latex etc. Making effective presentations using Power Point and Beamer, Uses of plagiarism detection tools. ASSIGNMENT.
Week 5 : Miscellaneous Reports
Writing research proposals, Writings project proposals, Lecture notes, Progress reports, Utilization reports, Scientific reports etc.
Week 6 : Hands-on and Mini Project Assignment of mini project, Discussions.
Week 7 : Hands-on and Mini Project Assignment of mini project, Discussions.
Week 8 : Hands-on and Mini Project Assignment of mini project, Discussions.