Show a clear understanding of the variety of conceptions of theory types of theories and ways of contributing to theory and be able to justify how exactly your study contributes to theory.Part 1Using Gelso (2006) Harlow (2009) Stam H. (2007 2010) Wacker (1999) and five additional peer-reviewed articles from your specialization discuss scholarly views on the nature and types of theory. Compare and contrast at least three views of what constitutes a theory including the view you will use in Part 3 of this question. Be sure to distinguish theory from related concepts such as hypothesis paradigm model and concept.Part 2Using Ellis & Levy (2008) Harlow E. (2009) and five additional peer-reviewed articles review the scholarly literature on the relationship between theory and research and the ways research (quantitative and qualitative) can contribute to theory. Discuss at least three ways research can contribute to theory.
Part 3Pick a theory (in one of the views of what constitutes a theory that you identified in Part 1) of current interest directly related to the topic area of your dissertation. A theory is currently of interest if there are articles published on it in the past five years. Using at least 10 published peer-reviewed research articles:1. Explain how the theory adds or may add to our understanding of your field and/or research topic. 2. Discuss and analyze the literature on two areas of controversy or unanswered questions related to the theory.Paper structure should be as follows: Title page Body (10-15 pages no more or less; APA Style; use appropriate headings for organization of the paper) References (APA Style)

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