Candidates discuss the background of the identified problem, conduct a literature review following APA format (most recently published edition), and become familiar with the scholarly debate surrounding the topic or problem identified in the existing data. The scope and expectations for the literature review depend on the level of advanced degree being sought.
Describe a best practice or a trend/theory and justify its use and connection with the identified problem, use minimum of 10 sources (largely representative of the most recent five years), describe/justify the best practice and/or theory based on each of your sources, synthesis of the literature rather than a summary is required.