Lesson I: What is a Case Study

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Overview

In this module you will learn what a case study is. By the end of the module you will be familiar with case studies.

Learning Outcomes:

Identify/define a case study

Identify the qualities of a case study

Assignments:

Read/View

  • Review Sample Case Study (content)
  • Review "What is a Case Study" PDF (content)
  • Review Carnegie Mellon webpage on Case Studies (content)
  • Create your own page within KNILT and choose a topic for your own case study creation (KNILT Homepage)
  • Discuss with fellow students on the Case Study Discussion Board. Discuss what a case study means to you, any experiences from education stand-point or real-world in which you utilized a case study and where you feel a case study could be utilized in the classroom. (You should post three times and respond to at least three other student posts)

Discuss:

After completing the reading assignments, discuss what you understand about a case study(identify/define), the qualities(identify) of what you would consider a good case study, and give an example of an experience you may have had with a case study in the past (creation or use). Please post once to questions above and comment on at least four of your classmates post.

Do:

  • Review Case Study Sample (content)
  • Review "What is a Case Study" PDF (content)
  • Review Carnegie Mellon webpage on Case Studies (content)
  • Create a portfolio page within the knilt framework and choose a topic for a case study of your own. (KNILT)
  • After reviewing the reading selections for this module please post to the discussion board: (Discussion board ? Content)

Content:

Case Study Sample

[Case Study Discussion Board]

What is a case study PDF

[Carnegie Mellon University on Case Studies]

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