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  • Rahimah Maisarah Mat Sidik

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    October 30, 2021 at 9:47 am

    Theories are formulated to explain, predict, and understand phenomena and, in many cases, to challenge and extend existing knowledge within the limits of critical bounding assumptions. [1]

    The theoretical framework is the structure that support a theory of a research study and it describes the details of the research problem exists. So, theoretical framework is not something that we can found readily within literature. We need to review some readings, investigate research study, and analyze models that relevant to the research problem.

    We can produce a good theoretical framework by excluded the theoretical assumption that was critically evaluate by reader. To strengthen more of our framework, we can include a theory which helps to identify the specific key of the highlights need or interests. Furthermore, we can also include the existing knowledge by the researcher which is guided b relevant hypotheses.

    *[1]Abend, Gabriel. “The Meaning of Theory.” Sociological Theory 26 (June 2008): 173–199; Swanson, Richard A. Theory Building in Applied Disciplines. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013.