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  • Nur Aina Azizan

    October 31, 2021 at 1:15 am

    Theory helps us understand how others see and experience the world, how we develop our own understanding about the way we work and the way the world works.

    What is the role of theory in research ? Theory playing main role to perform research whereby we have some guideline to dig in. With the theory we can come out with hypothesis to scope in when performing the research. It is important to contextualize how the theory that we are using so that it can relate to the purpose of our research. Theory requires a capacity to evaluate research according to the area that we would like to scope in.

    “.. to being able to frame it as a subject of a academic research… You must be able to frame your subject in such a way that you move from description to explaining what the data you have found means. In other words, you must be able to theorise your subject.” – Boden et. Al.,2007 p. 14
    (Getting Started on Research)