Locate, review, and cite two dissertations completed within the past year that relate to your topic in the Theoretical or Conceptual Framework sections.
Develop the Theoretical or Conceptual Framework section, in which you:
Explain how the dissertations you located relate to the research design you have chosen.
Ensure the selected theoretical or conceptual framework is a good fit for your study. Remember that a theoretical framework is typically used for a quantitative study to model the theoretical relationships between the variables; a conceptual framework is typically used for a qualitative study and consists of several theories that underpin the topic.
Explain whether you are using a quantitative or a qualitative methodology as described above