“Orientation Programme” for Doctoral Students to be held at JDV from August 7 to August 10, 2017

Monday, August 07, 2017
09.30 am Welcome and Introduction (Chairpersons, Doctoral Committees of Both Faculties) Introducing the Bye-laws of JDV w.r.t. the Ph.D. Programme (Francis Gonsalves)
10.30 am Coffee Break
11.00 am Meaningful Blending of Pastoral Context and Academic Rigor (Francis Gonsalves)
12.00 noon Choice of the Topic for Research: Manageability and Relevance (Henry D’Ameida)
03.00 pm Designing Research Concern and Formulating Statement of Thesis (Konrad Noronha)

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
09.30 am Interrelatedness between Philosophy and Theology (Kuruvilla Pandikattu)
10.30 am Coffee Break
11.00 am Biblical Research (Thomas Malipurathu)
12.00 noon The Right Use of Biblical Sources for Theologizing (Paul Raj)
3.00 pm Thinking with Heart and Head: Creativity and Depth (Thomas Karimundakal)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
09.30 am Theological Concerns from Asian Perspective (Mohan Doss)
10.30 am Coffee Break
11. 00 am Strategies for Integrating Sources into Academic Writing: Direct Quote, Paraphrase, Summary, Chapter Numerals (Prasad Lankapalli) 12.00 noon The Spirituality of Research (Joseph D’Mello)
03.00 pm Introducing JDV Library (Biju Vadakumchery)

Thursday, August 10, 2017
9.30 am Social Science Methods and Quantitative Research Skills (Shiju)
10.30 am Coffee Break
11.00 am Academic Integrity and Documentation (Nishant A. Irudayadason)
12.00 pm Use of Endnotes Software (Kuruvilla Pandikattu)
03.00 pm Evaluation & Concluding session (Chairpersons, Doc. Committees of Both Faculties)

Henry D’Almeida & Francis Gonsalves
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