2018: Young Scholars Academy Program

Agenda of the Young Scholars Academy for Policy Research

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Communication Policy Research South (CPRsouth) Conference 2018

September 1-3, 2018 (Saturday-Monday)

Polana Serena Hotel, Maputo, Mozambique

 

 

DAY 1 (September 01, 2018)

Introduction to communication policy research:

At the end of the day participants should be sufficiently informed about the communication policy research and the research to policy process.

08h30-09h30 What is policy research? What is special about communication policy research (CPR)? Rohan Samarajiva
09h30 – 10h30 Issues in CPR (1):Continuities and discontinuities in policy research Alison Gillwald
10h30 – 11h00 TEA BEAK
11h00 – 12h00 Issues in CPR (2): The Internet Helani Galpaya
12h00 – 13h00 Issues and CPR (3): Q&A session Samarajiva/Gilwald/Galpaya
13h00 – 14h00 LUNCH
14h00 – 15h00 Research to policy process and the anatomy of a policy brief Sujata Gamage
15h00 – 16h00 Preparing a policy brief  – A practicum Sujata Gamage
16h00 – 16h30 TEA BREAK
16h30 – 17h30 Presenting a policy brief – A practicum Sujata/ Rohan
19h00 – Welcome dinner,  Marnabrasa Restaurant

DAY 2 (September 02, 2018)

 

Mechanics of policy research

In each session, a 10-15 minute presentation will be followed by participants working individually or in pairs on in-class exercises. At the end of the day, participants should have completed a policy research proposal.

08h30 – 09h30 Research questions and theories of change
09h30 – 10h30 Literature review: How to Search, Screen, Assess and Synthesize the  literature
10h30 – 11h00 TEA BREAK
11h00 – 12h00 Survey Population, Sample Frame and Data Sources
12h00 – 13h00 Data Collection, Analysis, Synthesis and Reporting
13h00 – 14h00 LUNCH
14h00 – 15h00 Work on own research proposal and presentation as per CPRsouth guidelines
15h00 – 16h00 Work on own research proposal and presentation as per CPRsouth guidelines
16h00 – 16h30 TEA BREAK
16h30 – 17h30 Work on own research proposal and presentation as per CPRsouth guidelines
17h30 – 18h30 Complete research proposal and presentation, and submit

 

DAY 3 (September 03, 2018)

 

Gearing up CPRsouth 2018

At the end of the session participants should have completed (a) all their assignments and (b)  2-page research proposal for CPRsouth 2018

08h30-09h30 Presentations, peer review and panel feedback
09h30 – 10h30 Presentations, peer review and panel feedback
10h30 – 11h30 Presentations, peer review and panel feedback
END OF PROGRAM