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Theories

Scope Note: 
Generalizations or principles, supported by substantial evidence but not conclusively established, proposed as explanations of observed phenomena or of the relations in a given body of facts (Note: Use a more specific term if possible)
Category: Research and Theory
Broader Terms
N/A
Narrower Terms
Behavior Theories
Counseling Theories
Critical Theory
Educational Theories
Game Theory
Generalizability Theory
Grounded Theory
Information Theory
Learning Theories
Linguistic Theory
Music Theory
Personality Theories
Piagetian Theory
Rhetorical Theory
Role Theory
Social Theories
Test Theory
Use this term instead of
Atomic Theory (2004)
Kinetic Molecular Theory (2004)
Set Theory (2004)
Related Terms
Generalization
Hypothesis Testing
Models
Research
Scientific Methodology
Taxonomy
Theory Practice Relationship
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966