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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.
A valuable text that combines a discussion of the case method with ten cases and an in depth analysis of the latter.
A case method teacher uses questions, responses, and feedback to weave together a view of the situation depicted in a case.
The case method has come to play a major role in the teaching of strategic management[3].
Teachers who use case method teaching effectively are proud of the kinds of results that they find in student learning.
Through the HBS case method, the curriculum will explore the vital issues confronting energy companies--globalization, business-government relations, geopolitics, risk management, emerging business models, and technological innovation.
As part of the training course gets CS experience and skills in meeting the case method, which is suitable tool multidisciplinary cooperation in individual planning for different target groups.
ERIC Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers; Science Fairs; Pedagogical Content Knowledge; Science Instruction; Case Method (Teaching Technique); Science Projects; Student Projects; Inservice Teacher Education; Methods Courses
This is to explain how a modified case method is being used to teach concepts of school administration to educators entering public school administration.
Warrior will moderate a session with the winning team from Camp BizSmart 2008, a summer business and entrepreneurship academy for middle school students, that uses real world problems and the case method to teach essential academic, work and life skills crucial to competing today.
It discusses how to build an inclusive classroom; select goals and content; use planning tools; teach history, geography, anthropology, and other social sciences, such as sociology, economics, and political science; assess student learning; use strategies like storytelling, the case method, creative dramatics, and field trips; design, implement, and evaluate instructional activities; integrate the curriculum with other content areas; expand the curriculum through homework; and understand the research base for social studies teaching.
Study questions are based on John Fletcher's Clinical Pragmatism Case Method of Moral Problem-Solving.
ERIC Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique); Classroom Techniques; Preservice Teachers; Decision Making; Comparative Analysis; Thinking Skills; Experimental Groups; Self Control; Behavior Problems; Instructional Materials; Measures (Individuals); Questionnaires; Pretests Posttests
It was in the 1920's that faculty of the Harvard Business School originally developed an approach that fostered and developed discussion teaching in a unique form called the case method.