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a proven research methodology
  a system of principles and procedures for doing or studying something
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methodology methodologies methodological methodologically methodologist
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  • a proven research methodology
  • She described the study as flawed by a poor methodology.
  • The methodology links theory to practice and suggests specific methods to use in the classroom.
  • Consequently he had won far more than he had lost and his tactics were now a fixture in the Army training methodology.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day

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  • Her eager espousal of Britain’s new cryptologic methodology continually exasperated the veteran French cryptographers above her.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He told me that he wasn’t objecting to Freud’s conclusions as much as to his methodology.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Salander was facing a methodology problem of some significance.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • A once-a-week lab section will look at methodologies to study these mysterious terms.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Blue Team had their databases and matrixes and methodologies for systematically understanding the intentions and capabilities of the enemy.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Intensive interrogation, methodological intervention, etc.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death

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  • The Chairman bellowed, "That is a methodological field!"
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Years later, reviewing the chronicle of those days, Dr. Juvenal Urbino confirmed that his father’s methodology had been more charitable than scientific and, in many ways, contrary to reason, so that in large measure it had fostered the voraciousness of the plague.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • GEORGE: (Still deceptively bland) All right . I want to know about your wife’s money because . well, because I’m fascinated by the methodology . by the pragmatic accommodation by which you wave-of-the-future boys are going to take over.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • That would be asking a lot from even a heaven-sent methodology, and heaven is not in that business.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • As a way to arrive at the truth, exactitude and methodology are, in the end, far inferior to vision and apotheosis.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The methodology of such studies is typically weak, and it doesn’t adequately account for cause and effect.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They were given an unprecedented amount of information and intelligence from every corner of the U.S. government and a methodology that was logical and systematic and rational and rigorous.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Then, with authoritative methodology, he explained it to her in all seriousness while he moved her hand to the places he mentioned and she allowed it to be moved with the obedience of an exemplary pupil.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • He said that experimental psychology was interested in applying the methodology of the natural sciences to discover how all human beings behaved.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • This time, however, he had all summer to think about why his field should be substantive or methodological, and all that summer that is what he did.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • No academic discipline is without both substantive and methodological aspects.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • A few studies with unimpeachable methodology examined the consequences when there was a huge expansion in schooling for girls, even those from poor or conservative homes.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • His thesis not be a part of a substantive field, because to accept a split into substantive and methodological was to deny the existence of Quality.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • In the forests near the timberline he ate Swiss cheese, slept on pine-bough beds, drank mountain stream water and thought about Quality and substantive and methodological fields.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • However, he said, the division of study into substantive and methodological fields was an outgrowth of the Aristotelian dichotomy of form and substance, which nondualists had little use for, the two being identical.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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