Abstract this study has investigated the use of case studies, applied by master´s students in educational sciences given the increasing use of case study in educational research, key aspects of its construction were analysed, including literature review, methodological choices, data collection and analysis, the researcher´s positioning and the applicability of the results. Theories of research communication and dissemination british education index case studies in educational research 25 march 2014 dr lorna hamilton to cite this reference: hamilton, l (2011) case studies in educational research, british educational research association on-line resource. A dynamic and constantly changing reality requires adaptation and change in educational approaches: the student is no longer to be seen as a passive receptacle for knowledge, but as an active participant in the construction of knowledge.
Case studies high quality teaching supports high quality learning cel has commissioned research through the university of washington center for the study of teaching and policy on its work in partnership with school districts. The journal of cases in educational call for pedagogical case submission to the journal of case studies in educational rigorous peer review of your research. Case studies are commonly used in social science research and educational settings the case study method - describes case studies and includes several examples. The journal of case studies in education (jcse) publishes original, unpublished case manuscripts relating educational situations from k - 12 and higher education it is designed to provide the education professional a venue to share original situations with other educators.
The case study as a research method uses and users of information -- lis 391d1 -- spring 1997 introduction case study research excels at bringing us to an understanding of a complex issue or object and can extend experience or add strength to what is already known through previous research. Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex phenomena within their contexts when the approach is applied correctly, it becomes a valuable method for health science research to develop theory, evaluate programs, and develop interventions. Our collection of featured case studies highlights how organizations are implementing project management practices and using pmi products, programs or services to fulfill business initiatives and overcome challenges.
They also highlight the place of case study as a key component of educational research with the help of this book, m-level students, teacher educators and practitioner researchers will gain the confidence and skills needed to design and conduct a high quality case study. Case studies detailed profiles of districts that have designed and implemented effective online and connected professional learning can be accessed below each profile provides ways to obtain additional information about that district's approach, including key action steps and lessons learned. Case studies in education developing a deep, on-the-ground understanding of the particular program or policy of interest often requires case studies sri's education researchers conduct case studies in education that draw on interview, focus group, document, and observation data.
Often, research involves looking at large numbers of people but sometimes, researchers want to look at just a few people in-depth in this lesson, we'll examine case studies and their strengths. Case studies are stories they present realistic, complex, and contextually rich situations and often involve a dilemma, conflict, or problem that one or more of the characters in the case must negotiate a good case study, according to professor paul lawrence is: the vehicle by which a chunk of. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions. Revised and expanded from case study research in education merriam, sharan b this book offers a resource guide for qualitative researchers in education, discussing data collection techniques, data analysis, reporting, and the issues of validity, reliability, and ethics. Qualitative case study to answer the research questions that frame this study the purpose of this qualitative case study is to understand administrators' management of various student.
Chapter 14 teaching research methods in the humanities and social sciences how to do case study research donna m zucker introduction there are multiple definitions and understandings of the case study. Organizations and individuals around the world are meeting their goals with the help of google's solutions programs and funding for education. Research case studies help inform those who work in various educational areas through intensive qualitative description multidimensional data is collected through site visits, observations, interviews or. A practical guide for designing and carrying out qualitative case study in education is provided how-to advice for managing all phases of case study research is included the focus is on case studies that draw from what is commonly known as the qualitative research paradigm rather than a.
A case study can only be on one person at a time, but researches should be careful not to use one case study to generalize too much of the population to unlock this lesson you must be a studycom. Educational research in k-12 classrooms is known as action research, which is a term used by educators to describe the use of research techniques and methodologies to improve teaching practices or solve. Aps ethics education task force has put together this collection of case studies to provide an introduction to some of the issues that practicing physicists might encounter it is useful to draw the analogy between ethics education and safety training.