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methodology

 [meth″o-dol´o-je]
the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'o-dol'ŏ-jē),
The scientific study or logical analysis of methods.

methodology

/meth·od·ol·o·gy/ (meth″id-ol´ah-je) the science of method; the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.

methodology

[meth′ədol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, meta + hodos + logos, science
1 a system of principles or methods of procedure in any discipline, such as education, research, diagnosis, or treatment.
2 the section of a research proposal in which the methods to be used are described. The research design, the population to be studied, and the research instruments, or tools, to be used are discussed in the methodology. methodological, adj.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'ŏ-dol'ŏ-jē)
1. A body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline; a particular procedure or set of procedures.
2. Analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
[G. meta, after, + hodos, way, + logos, science]

methodology

the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.
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In order to academically justify the use of pragmatism for mixed method research, there is an essential requirement to have a logical flow from the choice of theory to the methodological dimension.
A: In our study, we aimed to evaluate if part of the waste of research related to inadequate methods in clinical trials included in recent Cochrane reviews could have been avoided by simple and inexpensive methodological adjustments at the planning stage of the trial.
The first two contributions show how far we got in respect to applying the new methodological tools in causal analysis.
The aim of this study was to ascertain whether the PEDro scale is a valid measure of the methodological quality of clinical trials.
I would distinguish sharply between the general notion of naturalism as a methodological approach to scientific enterprise, and the specific model or paradigm of "nature" adequate to a particular part of that enterprise.
I do not mean to imply that methodological fetishism has hijacked sociology; I mean to say qualitative inquiry in sociology challenges a certain amount of disciplinary orthodoxy (Berg 2004:3; Miles and Huberman 1994).
Furthermore, non-Muslim intellectuals, academicians and scientists may also want to participate and contribute to the elucidation of the content of this research program given the present-day widespread self-critical spirit of modern science leading to serious consideration of scientific methodological pluralism (24) and the search for alternative, more "democratic" sciences and technologies, a.
In the teleological assumption that historical analysis can help to shape the future lies the first methodological flaw.
Second, authors need to ensure that they understand the response rate components and related methodological issues, and obtain the appropriate technical consultation when necessary.
Although there is no information yet on specific editorial, the company said the Journal seeks to publish empirical papers on experimental and quasi-experimental studies, systematic reviews on substantive criminal justice problems, and methodological papers on experimentation and systematic review.
In recent decades the methodological pendulum in biblical studies has swung from historical criticism to different forms of literary criticism.
Acknowledging that his own methodological agenda is indebted to the ideas of, among others, Wittgenstein, Thomas Kuhn, Richard Rorty, J.