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This week you will submit the Literature Review section of your proposal. Each week you have been adding to your growing body of evidence to support your problem and proposed innovation to address the problem. The review of literature is a critical, analytical summary and synthesis of the current knowledge of your research topic. Thus it should compare and relate different theories, findings, etc., rather than just summarize them individually.The following resources will help guide youTHE WRITER’S HANDBOOKGuidelines for writing a literature reviewThe Writing Center at UNC-Chapel HillWriting the Literature Review: Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate StudentsWriting the Literature Review (Part Two): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students