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The Art and craft of case writing

Author: Naumes, William ; Naumes, Margaret J.Publisher: Sharpe, 2006.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 271 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0765616815Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Contents The art and craft of case writing List of Exhbits Preface Prologue: The Power of Storytelling Message Detds Style Cases Chapter 1. What Is a Case and Why Write One? Definition of a Case How Students Learn Case Types A Real Situation Facts, Not Opinion Research as Anthropology Reasons for Writing a Case Gap Analysis Serendipity Writing to Learn Summary and Conclusions Chapter 2. Objectives-Key to the Case What Skills/Theories Do You Want to Develop? Marzano-The Thnking Process xvii xviii XX xxii xxiii 3 4 5 7 9 10 11 12 12 14 14 15 17 18 18 Bloom's Taxonomies Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning Case Characteristics and Educational Objectives Educational Objective Data Dimensions, Analytical Methods, and Value Dimensions Types of Cases Descriptive Cases and Other Story Problems Evaluative Cases Decision-Focus Cases Research Cases A Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 3. Finding a Case Site and Gathering Data Identifying Potential Case Sites Students as Resources Family and Friends as Resources Alumni as Resources Consortia and Research Groups Published Sources Consulting Contacts The Field Research Process Making Contact Gaining Access Releases and Promises Case Disguises Gathering Data Preliminary Preparation The Interviewing Process Triangulating Authorization for Release Library Cases In Conclusion Chapter 4. Research Cases Background Advantages and Disadvantages of Case Research Methodology Institutional Review Boards Uses Hypothesis Development Hypothesis Testing Preparation Presentation Style A Research Case Example Case Research to Case Teaching: The Unbroken Circle Summary and Conclusions Chapter 5. The Instructor's Manual, Part 1 The Importance of an Instructor's Manual Who Should Write the Case Note? A Quick Outline of a Typical Instructor's Manual Objectives of the Case Case Summary Basic Pedagogy Key Issues of the Case-"Student Take-Aways" Theoretical Links Questions for Student Preparation and Discussion Methodology The Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 6. Organizing the Case Length and Straightforwardness Selection of Facts Appropriate Length "Red Herrings" and Extra Information Missing Information Students as Case Writers "The Hook" To Direct the Student or Not? Alternative Beginnings Case Organization Appropriate Style Point of View Ending the Case Tone and Tense Objectivity Inserting References Past Tense The Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 7. Testing and Refining the Teaching Case Releases Developing a Preliminary Teachng Plan Testing Your Case in Class What to Tell the Class The Mechanics of Class Testing What You Learned from Class Testing Evaluating the Educational Objectives Double-check for Data Getting a Second Opinion (and a Third . . .) Other Readers, Other Case Writers Other Teachers Workshops and Other Collaborative Formats Revising and Updating Cases The Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 8. The Instructor's Manual, Part 2 Refining the Discussion Questions Answers: Sample or Suggested Responses Refining the Teachtng Objectives and Key Issues What You've Learned from Class Testing The A Student/C Student Split Timing Board Layout Other Techniques Double Checks for the Case's Completeness The Role of Opinion Exhibits for Instructors' Use Master Copies Data Workouts Bibliography, Recommended Readmgs, Other Resources The Epilogue The Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 9. Notes, Case Series, and Other Supplements When a Case Note Makes Sense Technical and Other Notes Cultural and National Notes Sources of Information for Notes When It Makes Sense to Divide a Case (Create a Series) Time Series Cases Multiple Approach Case Series The Practice Session Summary and Conclusions Chapter 10. Video and Multimedia Case Studies Video Supplements Video Cases Benefits of Video Cases Problems of Video Cases Multimedia Cases Benefits of Multimedia Cases Problems of Multimedia Cases Development of Internet Cases Case Documents Internet Access Summary and Conclusions Appendx I. Case Example-First Draft Appendur 11. Instructor's Manual-First Draft Appendix 111. Case Example-Published Version Appendur IV. Instructor's Manual-Final Version References For Further Reading About the Authors Index

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