VERB + METHOD adopt, employ, follow, use the method adopted by the party for the selection of its candidates | develop, devise, work out | change, improve METHOD + VERB involve sth This method involves cutting a very thin slice from the object. | work How does this method work?
(In this unit I use the word Methodologyas a general term to cover whatever you decide to include in the chapter where you discuss alternative methodological approaches, justify your chosen research method, and describe the process and participants in your study).
plural methodologies. 1 : a body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline : a particular procedure or set of procedures demonstrating library research methodology the issue is massive revision of teaching methodology— Bob Samples. 2 : the analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
Some disciplines prefer the use of the simple present tense to describe the methodology. If in doubt, check with your supervisor as he/she will be familiar with the expectations of your discipline. Choice of Appropriate Voice: Active or Passive?