These slides are taken from: James, E. A. (2014). Writing your doctoral dissertation or thesis faster : A proven map to success (H. Salmon Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publishing.
In other sections of this site we have given you both rubrics and tentative outlines for your methodology chapter. This writing focuses on the linkages between the contents required within your methodological framework to set up a tight research design as well as those exterior linkages to other content within your dissertation or thesis.
Your methodology chapter should be broken into the following sections:
What do we mean when we say that more people fail their defense of proposal because their literature review does not correspond to their research methodology than for any other reason? How can you know if yours does and, if it doesn't, how can you fix it? This exercise helps you check.