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a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure

a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view

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based organization that contains a treasure trove of information about the case method from a European perspective.
The participants' ranking the case method first and the discussion method second also demonstrates that although the students' priority is learning the course content by referring to samples of real life and concrete situations, they also want to engage in classroom discussions and actively participate in the learning process.
The case method should be seen as one of many options, and in practice the same classroom activity might possess characteristics of different methods.
Consequently, Langdell remained securely in his post as dean of the Harvard Law School until 1895, by which time die case method had gained significant traction.
The invention of the case method is usually attributed to Christopher Columbus Langdell, who introduced it at Harvard Law School shortly after the end of the American Civil War.
Case method is a form of qualitative and descriptive research; it looks intensely at an individual, a group or event and draws conclusions in a specific context.
As most of us know, Harvard Business School devised case method of teaching in mid 1930s for their postgraduate courses.
For students used to listening to lectures, the case method changes everything, most of all, the roles of instructor and student.
The obligation to honor those commitments separates the paradigm case method from non-originalist modes of interpretation.
In this book, case method and narratology have been successfully applied in investigating and reporting on land use intensification attempts in rural Tanzania.
As a result of attending the "Enlivening Teaching: Using Discipline-Based Cases to Improve Learning and Teaching Conference" sponsored by Pace University's Center for Case Studies in Education in 2001, we were eager to pursue case method teaching and we now use cases in our classes as a result.
The appendix offers various pedagogical techniques for using case analyses in the classroom and discusses common obstacles to the case method approach.
They encourage the use of the case method in library education.
Creative Teaching," conference, World Association for Case Method Research and Application, in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Ruback thinks the case method used in the Harvard MBA program gets the participants to begin to focus on those steps.