noun, plural methodologies.
or system of methods, principles, and rules for regulating a given discipline, as in the arts or sciences.
2. Philosophy. a.
the underlying principles and rules of organization
of a philosophical system or inquiry procedure.
the study of the principles underlying the organization of the various sciences and the conduct of scientific inquiry.
Education. a branch of pedagogics dealing with analysis and evaluation of subjects to be taught and of the methods of teaching them.