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  • Stefanie Ng

    January 16, 2022 at 3:35 pm

    Theory is a tool that enables us to identify a problem or a concept, which can eventually lead to the research questions. These guides us on the flow of investigation, collection of data and search for information.

    Theories are usually used to help design a research question, guide the selection of relevant data, interpret the data, and propose explanations of the underlying causes or influences of observed phenomena.

    It establishes significant guidelines and trails for conducting research by pointing to areas that are most likely to yield results, that is, areas where meaningful relationships between variables are most likely to be discovered.