The ICT University Foundation
Proudly presents the inaugural Research Boot Camp
(In collaboration with The Southern University A & M College System)
SIX WEEKS OF INTENSIVE RESEARCH TRAINING IN LOUISIANA, USA
The ICT-U Boot Camp will:
- Provide trainees with the necessary mentoring to develop their thesis/dissertation and journal articles for publication. (This is extremely important for those working on their doctorates because this six week intensive study period will assist with significant progress towards completion.)
- Provide trainees access to huge online data bases of thousands of journals and e-books.
- Provide intensive training on research methods under the one-on-one guidance of senior professors at ICT-U and The Southern University System ( Major Areas of research in, E-health, E-Business, E-commerce E-Agriculture, E-democracy, Public Policy, Change Management and Project Management and Implementation.)
- Provide hands-on training in the use of statistical applications for research including robust applications such as PLS which is used for structural equation modeling.
- Provide training in developing grant proposals to sustain the trainee’s personal and institutional research activities. Additional training will be provided on how universities or higher learning institutions in developing nations can partner with US and European institutions to acquire grants to support research and training at their institutions.
- Provide E-Learning course development and implementation training to University lecturers. This part of the training will provide the skills to develop and use e-learning platforms to teach their university courses using distance learning. Free software will be provided to trainees to use for e-learning at their respective universities.
- Organize a three day educational bus tour around the south eastern region of United states including selected major universities (Houston-Texas, Birmingham-Alabama, Jackson-Mississippi , Atlanta-Georgia, Pensacola-Florida and New Orleans-Louisiana)
All research Materials will be loaded on a LAPTOP as part of the cost of the boot camp.