It maps out the actions required in the course of the study given his previous knowledge of other researchers’ point of view and his observations on the subject of research.
In other words, the conceptual framework is the researcher’s understanding of how the particular variables in his study connect with each other.
A simplified example is added to strengthen the reader’s understanding.
This article defines the meaning of conceptual framework and lists the steps on how to prepare it.
I provide five practical examples based on existing literature to demonstrate the procedure.
So, do you want a more detailed explanation with five practical, real-life examples?
I know it seems silly, but any suggestions would be great.
I'm one of "those" people who needs a sense of structure (however illusory) to proceed on good faith.
Due to the popularity of this article, I wrote an e-Book designed to suit the needs of beginning researchers. Retrieved on January 5, 2015 from LIUFg©2015 January 5 P.
This e-Book answers the many questions and comments regarding the preparation of the conceptual framework.