Locate a dissertation in a library or online library resources related to your topic. Write a 3–4-page critique of the literature review section (chapter 2 of dissertation) by responding to these questions:
- Was the literature related to the research problem?
- Were subproblems identified and examined?
- Was the literature synthesized clearly?
- Was the organizational scheme apparent?
Organize your critique around the following subheadings:
- Research question/problem
- Theoretical/conceptual foundation
- Relevance of literature to research question
- Synthesis of literature