The methodology is a contextual framework for studies, a cohesive and logical machine primarily based totally on ideas, attitudes, and values that informs the selections researchers [or other users] make, to position it every other way.

It includes a theoretical exam of a place of expertise’s corpus of techniques and principles, with methodologies utilised by distinct disciplines various primarily based totally on their historic evolution. This outcome in a fixed of methods that span distinct views on how expertise and fact have to be interpreted. This situates techniques inside broader philosophies and methods.

The methodology can be conceived of as a spectrum starting from a commonly quantitative to a general qualitative approach. Although a technique might also additionally historically suit this kind of method, researchers might also additionally integrate strategies to reply to their studies’ aims, ensuing in multimethod and/or interdisciplinary methods. 
A technique is just like a way in that it tries to supply solutions. A technique, on the other hand, gives a theoretical framework for figuring out which technique, series of methodologies, or satisfactory practices can be carried out to the study’s question(s).