- MemberOctober 30, 2021 at 6:36 pm
Theory as it underlies and organizes ideas, predictions or principles of any occurrences and phenomenon, it does play major role in research as it helps to provide basis or foundation to guide the research direction. In my opinion, without applying any theory or theoretical approach, research on a subject could take longer time as theory helps in constructing hypothesis and filtering relevant data for a focused research. Since theories are mostly build based on collection of observational studies and critical thoughts, they may also be utilized to fill up gap arises from discrepancies of results attained from a research. Therefore theory does not only provide guidelines for a research but may also help to justify the research outcome. However, a research should not be tied up to theories and should be open to new information or discoveries that may prove otherwise.