# Theoretical Research Activity

(Redirected from basic research)

A Theoretical Research Activity is a research activity that instantiates a theoretical research task (that focuses on theoretical questions and presents proofs based on axioms).

**AKA:**Basic Research Act.**Context:**- It can be performed by a Theoretician/Basic Research Researcher.
- It can lead to a Theorem.
- It can produce Models that can be Validated by an Experimental Researcher.

**Example(s):****Counter-Example(s):****See:**Scientific Method.

## References

### 1986

- (Holmberg, 1986) ⇒ Borje Holmberg. (1986). “A Discipline of Distance Education.” In: The Journal of Distance Education, 1(1).
- …Besides the increasing amount of research, both theoretical and practical, some institutions offer distance education courses on distance education.