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  1. 1. NSU clUbS…………
  3. 3. Meet the Members  Sakib imtiaz 073 539 030  Tasmia Afsari 082 266 030  Sarah Tasnia 082 271 030  Tasnia Afroze 082 502 530  K.M.Jobair Raihan 091 0659 030  Muhammad Moinuddin 091 0995 030
  4. 4. LITERATURE REVIEW  Annual club Magazines  green reflections, issue 9, summer 2011  Club Websites     Facebook Fan Pages of Various Clubs    Newspaper Articles  oom.htm  details.php?nid=193039
  5. 5. JUSTIFICATION OF CHOOSING THE TOPIC  The existence of the clubs in NSU are meaningful or not  Generalized idea about the clubs according to the students  To know if association with clubs are helping the students to get jobs  To know the reason behind the non members not joining the clubs  To investigate how NSU authority is helping the clubs to organize different events
  6. 6. DEFINITION OF THE TOPIC  NSU students have excelled in extra curricular activities  Students participate in a whole gamut of activities under 18 different clubs.  These activities include organizing seminars, debate, drama, music, publishing student journals contributing poems and stories to the national dailies, donating blood to administering polio vaccines.  The clubs are run by the students and supervised by faculty advisors.
  7. 7. THE TERMS DEFINED  CLUB - A group of people organized for a common purpose like social, literary, athletic, political or other purpose; especially a group that meets regularly  ACTIVITIES - An educational process or procedure intended to stimulate learning through actual experience.  IMPACT – The effect or impression of one thing on another.
  8. 8. PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH  To obtain a purview of the perceptions of the students about the clubs and their activities in general  Influence of club activities in igniting the inner talents of the students and career development  Ability of members in balancing their studies and participation in club activities  The initiatives taken by the clubs and NSU authority to attract more student participation
  10. 10. RESEARCH QUESTION  Are NSU club activities really working for the betterment of the students?  What is the real perception of general students about NSU clubs?  Are club activities helping the members?  What is the current trend of students’ willingness of being a club member?  What are the advantages of being club member?  Can joining club/s be harmful academically?
  11. 11. RESEARCH STRATEGY  Case Study : Mixed Strategy (both qualitative and quantitative)  Case – “North South University clubs”  Context of the case 1. Culture of the clubs 2. Behavior of the executive members towards the members 3. Impact of the event and activities
  12. 12. SAMPLING STRATEGY  Dimensional  As we have identified two factors of interest in a population and obtained those two factors in our sample for questionnaire and interview both.  Member and Nonmembers (Survey)  Executive body (Individual Interview)
  13. 13. SAMPLE SELECTED  Sample size- 25  Executive body, Members and Non-Members  We conducted survey on 20 Members and Non- Members by distributing a questionnaire with both open and close ended questions
  14. 14. JUSTIFICATION FOR CHOOSING THE SAMPLE  Due to time constraint we could only take few samples  Interviewed the executive members to know the inside story of various clubs  Surveyed members of the club to know the impact of clubbing in their personal lives Surveyed non members to know their views about the club members, activities, events and also the reason behind not joining the clubs
  15. 15. RESEARCH METHOD SELECTED  Triangulation of data  Individual Interview of executive members  Questionnaire distributed to both members and non members  Participant observation done by current members
  16. 16. DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE  We have collected all the data by direct face to face communication that included questionnaire for the survey and checklists of question for interview.  We also did participant observation which was also done under direct communication.
  17. 17. DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE Membership status: •Member 1. What type of member you are? 1.Active 2. Non-active 3. Executive member Activities: 1.What do you think about NSU Club activities? •Active •Moderately active •Show off •Inactive 2. Are the events really helping students? •Yes •No •To some extent Impact on Members: 3. Do you think club experience is helpful for a job application? 1.Yes 2.No 4. if yes, please specify how? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5. What are the benefits of clubbing? (You can choose multiple answers) 1.Fun 2.Knowledge 3.Socialization 4.Leadership 5.Verbal communication 6.Networking 7.Smartness
  18. 18.  6. Does clubbing affect your academic result?  Yes  No  6. if yes, please mention how: (you can choose multiple answers)  Too much time consuming  Distracting concentration  Club meetings clashes with class time  others  7. Does clubbing meet the reasons you joined for?  Yes  No  8. if yes, how?  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  9. Do you feel interest in clubbing when you see other students’ club activities?  Yes  No  10. if yes, why? (You can choose multiple answers)  Good source of information  Good source of entertainment  Members are powerful  Will help to make your CV healthy.  11. Do you think clubs are being promoted successfully to attract the students?  Yes  No  12. Is there any unfair activity of your club that bothers you?   13. Mention one word that comes into your mind while thinking about NSU clubs:   Thank you…have a nice day… !!!  DATA COLLECTION TECHNIQUE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE
  19. 19. INTERVIEW CHECKLIST Basic questions about the club:  When was it started?  What was the aim behind starting the club?  What is the current number of member? Activities:  What are the daily activities done by the members? Are they helping building a personality?  What are the events organized by your club and how do you think those events help the members?  Do you think club experience is helpful for a job application?  Does involvement in the club activities harm the members’ academic results?  Does North South University authority help you during your events or activities?  How important is it for the member to be active in the club?
  20. 20. INTERVIEW CHECKLIST(CONTINUE) Benefits or impacts and perception:  What was your perception about clubs before joining?  Do you think people who are associated with clubs are more socialized? Specify your reason.  Can you specify some good or bad habits people experience being in the club?  Do you provide any kind of trainings to your member? If yes how do they help the members?  What are the professional qualities you personally think that can be gained by being associated in a club?  According to you why people do not want to join a club?
  21. 21. RESULTS
  22. 22.  What do you think about club activities? 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Active Moderately active Inactive Members Non members
  23. 23. What are the benefits of clubbing? Both members and non-members believe that clubbing helps to enhance the skills of leadership, communication, socialization, networ king etc.
  24. 24.  And does clubbing help you during job application? Yes because most of the organizations look for candidates with experiences of voluntary activities, and clubs give students the opportunity to have such experiences.
  25. 25.  Does clubbing can affect your academic results? About 90% of members and non-members think clubbing affects academic results to some extent. But the club members specified the reason has more to do with class timings clashing with club meetings rather than club activities.
  26. 26.  Does clubbing meet the reasons you joined for? 95% of the members said yes. They believe due to NSU clubs they got a platform to enhance their innate abilities. 20% 15% 20% 15% 10% 20% Reasons for Joining Knowledge Socialization Networking Communication Creativity Leadership
  27. 27.  What one word comes to your mind wheN yoU hear “NSU clUbS”? Rocking!! Creative. Active.United. Fun!!
  29. 29. Members usually gather in the club room and interact with each other. Executive members try to create a friendly environment to build an unity among the members.  Daily interaction helps the members to analyze the behavior of the club  Events and activities take place occasionally through out the semesters. IS THERE ANY DAILY ACTIVITIES DONE BY THE CLUBS?
  30. 30. HOW CLUB ACTIVITIES HELP IN BUILDING CAREER?  Organizing Skill  Increased network with professionals  Learning enthusiasm  Ability to adapt in different environment  Working actively in club can be shown as a work experience in the resume
  31. 31. HOW SOCIALIZATION AND CLUB MEMBERSHIP ARE RELATED?  Club members are keen to be more socialized and adapt themselves in every situations  Executive bodies try their best to warmly welcome the new members in order to retain the members  Students from various departments get to know each other
  32. 32. NEGATIVE HABITS  Devoting too much time on club activities  Unethical use of power by the executive bodies  Lot of people join clubs with different intention
  33. 33. Participant Observation  Observed behavior of the Executive member towards the members of the club  Observed the activities done by the clubs  Organizing big events  Members are given equal rights to presents their ideas  How members are encouraged to never let club activities hamper their studies.
  34. 34. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION  Most of the students showed a positive attitude towards the clubs and its activities.  87% of the sample believed through Clubs activities students can build various skills like leadership, organizing, communicating, coordinating, networking, etc.  Members informed that they experience a friendly and comfortable environment in the clubs initiated by the executive bodies  Executive members think club activities sometimes affects the academic results only due to clashing of classes with club meetings  Part of the sample highly believes that association with the club enhances the curriculum vitae
  35. 35. RECOMMENDATION  Students think that the NSU authority should promote and encourage more students to join clubs.  NSU authority should assign a monitoring committee to strictly monitor the club activities  There should be strict rules and regulations followed by the club executive members.
  36. 36. REFERENCE  Class Lectures, Tata Zafar, Lecturer, North South University.  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, pg- 72 to 92.  details.php?nid=193039. Retrieved date: 22/11/2011  .htm. Retrieved date: 24/11/2011  Retrieved date: 24/11/2011  Green Reflections, Issue 9, Summer 2011  Retrieved date: 25/11/2011.