The literature review is a key chapter of your dissertation because it represents the foundation of your work and tells the reader what to expect from the next chapters. It involves going through lots of scholarly materials related to your topic such as books, journals, websites, and conference proceedings.
Outline the dissertation for you. While the template structure of a dissertation is the same for all colleges, each of them will pose specific recommendations. The outline will also be dictated by the logic of your arguments and the nature of your research. Write a chapter of your choice.