BRECIL - TOT Part 2 (National University of Laos)

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LAOS

4-8 November 2019

National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos PDR

Building Social Research Capacities in Higher Education Institutions in Lao PDR and Malaysia (BRECIL)

Executive Summary

The second TOT of the BRECIL project was held at the Faculty of Letters, National University of Laos (NUOL) from 4th to 8th September, 2019. This is the second training of BRECIL project (DEV1). We have four master trainers (two trainers from GOTH and two trainers from University of Malaya (UM). This training intended to focus on the second part of the training, which included several chapters, for example, introduction, research ethics, quantitative and qualitative data, academic writing, publication ethics, multi-and interdisciplinary research, research and society, and educational topics for mater trainers. literature review, research design, data collection, critical thinking and dissemination. This would help the trainees to gain more understanding in several aspects in doing research.

Five days training (November 4th to 8th, 2019)

TOT (DEV1) is one of the main objectives of the BRECIL project. The final objective is to create a sustainable research capacity building programme in Social Sciences including the utilization of ICT technologies leading to sustainable high-quality research, conditions for cooperation and potential for policy impact. This is three-year project (2017-2020). The details of the five days training as follows:

Day 1

The first day of TOT -02 started with Dr Latsanyphone providing a brief introduction of TOT 02 and introduced the master trainers and gave the floor to the master trainers to start the training. There were 45 participants, which included the trainees from 5 faculties, namely, Faculty of Letters (9), Faculty of Education (8), Faculty of Social Science (10), Faculty of Economic and business management (9), and Faculty of Law and Political Science (9) (45 academics). The master trainers’ team from GOTH conducted the first session of the first day (introduction). The first session was facilited by Prof. Dr. Jens Allwood, which aimed at collecting information regarding TOT-01 and Prof. Dr. Jens also moved on to talk about the introduction of doing research.

Day 2

The second day of TOT-02 consisted of two sessions of training, which were Quantitative and Qualitative by Associate Professor Dr. Faridah Noor (Chapter 7 and 8), Research ethics and publication ethics by Prof. Dr. Sarinah Low Wah Yun in the morning. In the afternoon, there was a micro teaching for the introduction of research, which was facilitated by four master trainers. After, the micro teaching, the trainees had to prepare for the microteaching for the next day, they either can choose the lecture that they have been trained in the morning.

Day 3

The third day of the training consisted of 2 chapters. The first chapter was the academic writing, which was conducted by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Ahlsén. After the coffee break, Prof. Dr. Sarinah Low Wah Yun and Associate Professor Dr. Faridah Noor delivered the lesson for the trainers. In the afternoon, there was a micro teaching of the chapters that the trainers have learnt on the second day, which was facilitated by four master trainers. After, the micro teaching, the trainees had to prepare for the microteaching for the next day, they had to prepare the presentation for the academic writing that they have been trained in the morning.

Day 4

Two chapters were conducted in the fourth day of the TOT-02. In the morning, Prof. Dr. Jens Allwood conducted Chapter 14 Multi- and Interdisciplinary research. Later, Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Ahlsén provided the training of chapter 15 Research and Society. In the afternoon, In the afternoon, there was a micro teaching of the chapters that the trainers have learnt on the morning of the third day, which was facilitated by four master trainers. After, the micro teaching, the trainees had to prepare for the microteaching for the next day, they had to prepare the presentation either Multi- and Interdisciplinary or Research and Society for the next morning.

Day 5

There was a micro teaching of the lecture of the fourth day. Then Prof. Dr. Jens Allwood asked the participants about what they have been trained in order to reflect about the training. Finally, the acting dean of the FLE provided the certificate for the participants.

BRECIL Team

GOTH, UM and National University of Laos (NUOL) 

No.Name and surnameDesignation
1 Prof. Dr. Jens Allwood Master Trainer
2 Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Ahlsén Master Trainer
3 Prof. Dr. Sarinah Low Wah Yun Master Trainer
4 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Faridah.Noor Binti Mohn Noor Project Manager
5 Ms. Marsha Prema Mriya Muthusamy Project Member
6 Dr. Latsanyphone Soulignavong Coordinator for NOUL
7 Mr. Souksavanh Axoxay Project Member (RG)
8 Mr. Bouangeune Souvannasy Project Member (RG)
9 Mr. Sisaath Khaopaseuth, Project Member (QA)
10 Ms. Manivone Phongsa Project Member (TOT)
11 Mr. Onsee Khamphouvong Project Member (TOT)

Trainees of NUOL (45 participants)

1. Faculty of Letters 

NoName and SurnameFaculty of Letters
1 Ms. Sinebounsy Sonephanh FLE
2 Ms. Hommala Phensisanavong FLE
3 Ms. Soutsakhone Bouasangthong FLE
4 Ms. Thidathip Soukhathammavong FLE
5 Mr. Kor Thammakot FLE
6 Mr. Souvanthone Bounlivong FLE
7 Mr. Porthor Vanggue FLE
8 Ms. Manivanh Vongkhamchanh FLE
9 Ms. Hongkham Vongxay FLE

 

2. Faculty of Economic and Business Management 

NoName and SurnameFaculty of Economic and business management
1 Ms. Boutsakhone Keorodom FEB
2 Ms. Thatniyom Souksone FEB
3 Ms. Phanphasa Lomchanthala FEB
4 Mr. Khamko Chantharangma FEB
5 Ms. Lindara Vongphachanh FEB
6 Ms. Chintana Khouangvichit FEB
7 Mrs. Kiengkham Khamvilayvanh FEB
8 Mr. Vansy Douangty FEB
9 Ms. Vonethaly Vongsavanthong FEB

 

3. Faculty of Social Science 

NoName and SurnameFaculty of Social Science
1 Ms. Engsone Sisomphone FSS
2 Mr. Phothong Chanthavilay FSS
3 Mrs. Chanpheng Pathoummalangsy FSS
4 Dr. Souphinh Vongphachanh FSS
5 Mr. Vilayouth Panya FSS
6 Mr. Bounheuang Yachongtou FSS
7 Ms. Panulom Sidthideth FSS
8 Miss. Davone Chemmalay FSS
9 Mr.Souliyong Thammavongsa FSS
10 Ms.Vilaythieng Sisouvong FSS

 

4. Faculty of Education 

NoName and SurnameFaculty of Education
1 Ms. Alounyang Yongye FOE
2 Ms. Toulavanh Sisavath FOE
3 Ms. Soulida Inthavilay FOE
4 Ms. Khamphor Sengchanh FOE
5 Ms. Bountang Soukhavong FOE
6 MS. Chanmany Rattanavongsa FOE
7 Mr. Soutta Inthavong FOE
8 Mr. Jittakorn Inseachiangmai FOE

 

5. Faculty of Law and Political Science 

NoName and SurnameFaculty of of Law and Political Science
1 Thongphoune Soukkasen FLP
2 Bounyadeth Daopasith FLP
3 Dr. Boualaphiane Sisouk FLP
4 Mr. Saengaloun syharath FLP
5 Mr. Bounlerth Pharphackdy FLP
6 Mr. Nouphone Phomemahaxay FLP
7 Mr. Phanthasak Mingnakhone FLP
8 Mr.Yotxay Dalasack FLP
9 Janry Singhalath FLP