International Research Workshop

Mastering Research Tools-Research Made Easy

Hands on Session using EndNote, SPSS, STATA,  NVIVO,

AMOS, Gpower, Perrla and  turnitin


Welcome to the RCTD's Postgraduate Research (PGR) Services


Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD) offers a wide range of training and development opportunities for postgraduate researchers. In 21st Century the research is made so easy with the use of state of art methods and technologies. The manuel way of conducting research has turned into software based way of conducting research.  In order to equip the researcher with all the latest research tools (Softwares), RCTD is organizing an international research workshop “Mastering Research Tools-Research Made Easy” on 17-18 Feb, 2016 through video conferencing. 


The researchers from Universities, Research Institutes, R&D Organizations and Social Sector Organizations can participate individually or institutional in their own auditorium/office/home from anywhere around the world. The individual participant can participate using a laptop/desktop computer connected with internet. For institutional registration and arrangements, contact us through emai:  or Call Us (00971557620275, 03041696036, 03124415574, 0019054871733). Kindly Visit: or (current workshop). Talk to us on skype: research.rctd or whats app (00971557620275).


Note: The university/institute will pay the participation fee after the one week of the workshop for the convenience of processing and paying the invoice. RCTD will send the certificates of participation and DVD of workshop recordings for 40 participants after the workshop through courier service.


Thesis/Paper Writing using Perrla Software

  • Introduction to Perrla Software
  • Toolbars and Features
  • APA Format for Thesis/Paper
  • Perrla Formatting Styles 
  • Manuel to software based APA Formatting
  • Hands on Session

 Citation & Referencing Using EndNote X5

  • Comparative overview of reference management systems
  • Why citation styles and references?
  • Endnote overview, installation and practice 
  • Browsing and searching through endnote
  • Create and manage a references library
  • Edit, sort, format and insert references
  • Employ and practice the ‘cite while you write’ (CWUR) feature
  • Hands on practice and self-reflection session


Plagiarism Detection and Management using turnitin


  • Introduction of turnitin
  • Creating class/new assignment
  • Uploading the research paper/Thesis for plagiarism check
  • Generating originality report
  • Reading and interpreting the originality report
  • Identifying and managing plagiarism using tunitin


Qualitative Data Analysis using NVIVO V.10


  • Introduction of NVIVO
  • Basics of NVIVO and setting up a project
  • Importing and coding documents 
  • Developing literature review using NVIVO
  • Working with your themes and ideas and shaping your findings
  • Importing and coding additional sources (Audio & Video files) 
  • Classifying and categorizing data
  • Grouping your data: collections and links 
  • Exploring your data
  • Models and relationships 
  • Visualizing your data
  • Reporting and presenting your findings


All Possible Sample Size Determination Using Gpower & Excel


  • Introduction of Gpower
  • How large should be sample size?
  • The Effect size, alpha value and standard deviations
  • Sample size for one & two tailed tests
  • Sample size for Parametric and Non Parametric tests
  • Sample size for ANOVA, MANOVA, ANCOVA and MANCOVA tests
  • Sample Size for Correlations and Chi Square tests
  • Sample size determination using Excel


Quantitative Data Analysis Using SPSS V. 20 & STATA V.11 & R


  • Introduction to Quantitative Techniques
  • Descriptive Analysis for Qualitative and Quantitative Data
  • Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, One Sample Inference
  • Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, Two samples Inference
  • Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, Paired samples Inference
  • Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, more than two samples inference
  • Case Study-Parametric and Non-Parametric Inference
  • Correlation and Regression Analysis

Modeling and Testing of Modeling Using AMOS V. 20

  • Graphical Interface of AMOS V. 20   
  • Constructing the Path Diagram
  • Non–standardized and Standardized Coefficients
  • The Confirmatory Factor Analysis
  • The Structural Equation Modeling
  • Testing of Model using AMOS V. 20


International Research Faculty


Mr. Rahmat Ullah

Research Officer

Institute of Research Promotion (IRP)

Trainer, RCTD


Mr. Rab Nawaz Lodhi

Internationally Certified Trainer QSR

Expert of Mixed Methods Research and Analysis

Trainer, RCTD


Mr. Ahsan

Expert of Statistical Analysis using SPSS

Trainer, RCTD


Dr. Schehar Bano


Model Building Techniques and Testing of Modeling

Expert of AMOS V. 20


Research Center for Training & Development



Date: 17-18 February, 2016 (Wednesday-Thursday)

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm PST

Investment: Rs. 3000/participant

Membership Joining Fee: Rs. 4500/participant (

Institutional Participation: Rs. 40,000 (up to 40 participants)


Note: The Universities/Institutes are requested to organize this International level workshop in their own computer lab/auditorium. The host institute does not require to have any conferencing facility, the conferencing facility will be provided by RCTD. For Institutional participation and arrangements, contact us through email ( or Call Us (00971557620275, 03124415574 ,0016477176994, 001905487 1733). 


Online Registration


Kindly send us the following details on


Name of the Participant:


Discipline/Area of Research:



Postal Address: For courier of Certificate and a DVD of Workshop recordings


The participant will also get


  • Resource Material (soft copy through email)
  • Certificate of Participation (through courier)
  • A DVD of workshop recordings (through courier) 


How to participate?


The registered participant will receive a confirmatory email from RCTD. The email will have a workshop join link. The participant will click the join link on the day of the workshop, the setup will complete in 2-3 minutes and participant will be connected with live HD Video Conferencing of the workshop.    




  • Desktop computer/Laptop 
  • Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Mac
  • Internet connectivity
  • A set of Headphone & Mic (connect to your computer)


Who Should Attend?

  • Faculty Members
  • Research Scholars (MPhil/PhD)
  • Research Associates
  • Researchers of Medical Sciences
  • Researchers of R&D Organizations
  • Researchers of Social Sector Organizations


Contact Us:



Managing Director



Cell: 00971557620275


Whats App: 00971557620275

Skype: research.rctd



Ms. Shehar Bano


Research Support Services


Cell: 03041696036


Mr. Zakriya

IT Officer


Video Conferencing


Cell: 03124415574


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