Writing the Dissertation
Randolph, Justus J., (2009, June 4). A guide to writing the dissertation literature review. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation 14(13).
Levine, S. Joseph. Writing or presenting your thesis or dissertation.
Most dissertations are organized around FIVE sections or steps. Understanding these systematic steps helps you find and use the published work of other researchers, and that understanding will help you write your own paper.
Not all doctoral level programs use the same research terminology, but in general the sections are arranged as follows.
After the act of researching your literature review and exploring those of other researchers, comes the equally engaging act of writing your own.
Notes on structuring a literature review: ideas on how-to and how-not-to.