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The theoretical framework is a summary of your theory regarding a particular problem that is developed through a review of previous research on the variables involved.
Essentially, this is where you describe a “theory” and build your case for investigating that theory.
The theoretical framework is your presentation of a theory that explains a particular problem.
It is not based on your suspicions alone, however…please read on.
During these sessions, students can get answers to introduction to the problem, background of study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, and theoretical framework.
Questions may also involve title searches, literature review, synthesis of findings, gap and critique of research.
(We will not address APA style, grammar, headings, etc.
It provides the background that supports your investigation and offers the reader a justification for your study of a particular research problem.
It includes the variables you intend to measure and the relationships you seek to understand.