Lesson II: Case Study Content and Design

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Overview

In this module you will learn about the different types of case studies, theoretical perspectives, and the design of a case study. By the end of the module you will be ready to create your own case studies.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the different types of case studies
  • Identifying a theoretical perspective
  • Understanding the design of a case study

Assignments:

Read/View

  • Review Colorado State University's "Designing a Case Study" article (contents to review: Under "Types and design concerns", Types of case studies, Identifying a theoretical perspective, and Designing a case study)
  • On your KNILT page, utilize your case study topic and decide the type of case study (Illustrative, Exploratory, Cumulative or Critical) you will be designing and why.
  • Discuss with fellow students on the Case Study Discussion Board.

Discuss:

Discuss the differences and uses of a certain type of case study (choose one), discuss one of the three theories (Individual, Organizational or Social) as it pertains to the classroom.

Do:

  • Review Colorado State University's "Designing a Case Study" article (contents to review: Under "Types and design concerns", Types of case studies, Identifying a theoretical perspective, and Designing a case study)
  • On your KNILT page, utilize your case study topic and decide the type of case study (Illustrative, Exploratory, Cumulative or Critical) you will be designing and why.
  • After reviewing the reading selections for this module please post to the discussion board:

Content:

[Case Study Discussion Board]

[Colorado State University's "Designing a Case Study"]

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