Language Laboratories: A Milestone in Higher Education 
Authors :- E. Ramganesh,  S.Janaki 
Keywords :- Language Laboratory, Higher Education and Communication skill .
Published Online :- 26 May 2017

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    English Language plays a vital role in academic and professional life and it is used as the official language in many countries. Good communication skill in English has become essential in the lives of Indian students who aspire to excel their careers anywhere in the world. Indian students fare well in their exams, but in real life they are unable to communicate in English. Due to globalization, there has been a rise in demand for employees with good communication skill. An exploration in the area of technology helps to meet the growing demand for excellent communication. Language laboratory is one of the experiments applied in this field. Hence, the language laboratory has become the need of the hour in improving the process for communication. This paper attempts to highlight the significance of Language Laboratory in higher Education with the merits and demerits.
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Measurement and Scaling Techniques in Research Methodology; Survey / Questionnaire Development 
Authors :- Hamed Taherdoost
Keywords :- Scaling Method, Research Methodology, Survey and Questionnaire .
Published Online :- 03 December 2016

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    One of the important research tool is questionnaire. In order to develop a survey/questionnaire, first the researcher should decide how the data is measured to collect. Scaling is the branch of measurement that involves the construction of an instrument. There are a number of factors that should be considered to choose an appropriate scaling method in a questionnaire and which ones to use while analyzing data. This paper is summarizing the different types of scaling methods to provide a guideline for selection of scaling method for survey/questionnaire.
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