Chapter 1 This chapter makes a case for the significanceof the problem, contextualizes thestudy, and provides an introduction to itsbasic components. It should be informativeand able to stand alone as a document.Chapter 2This chapter situates the study in the contextof previous research and scholarly materialpertaining to the topic, presents a criticalsynthesis of empirical literature according torelevant themes or variables, justifies howthe study addresses a gap or problem in theliterature, and outlines the theoretical or conceptualframework of the study. A dissertationdoes not merely restate the availableknowledge base of a particular topic, butadds to or augments it.attached is a help guide