Research Methodology, Problem Conceptualization and Theoretical Framework

Research Methodology

  • A set of strategies in the execution of the various tasks related to a research;
  • Includes the proper conceptualization of the research problem, organization of theoretical or conceptual framework, the construction of a research design, and documentation.

Problem Conceptualization
•    Scenario building
– The broad concern related to the research problem is completely but briefly discussed.
•    Problem analysis
– The problem(s) related to the study are identified and articulated clearly.
•    Project focusing
– The  objectives, scope and limitations of the research to be undertaken are clearly describe.

Organization of the Theoretical Framework

•    Includes facts from books and theories from journals and theses.
•    Shows the conceptual model of the study.
•    Includes the definition of terms.