Start with a Story: The Case Study Method of Teaching College Science

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Clyde Freeman Herreid
NSTA Press, 2007 - 466 pages
Kipp Herreid learned other ways to teach- much better ways. His favorite approach puts science in vivid context through case studies, which he calls "stories with an educational message." This compilation of 40-plus essays examines every aspect of the case study method.--[back cover].

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We Need a New Approach
IIWhat are Case Studies?
IIITypes of Case Studies
IVHow to Teach With Case Studies
Classical Method
An Overview
VIIProblemBased Learning
VIIIInterrupted Case Method
XIIIHybrid Case Methods
XIVDirected Case Method
XVHow Not to Teach With Case Studies
XVIHow to Write Case Studies
XVIIHow to Write Case Study Teaching Notes
XVIIIHow to Grade Students Using CaseBased Teaching
XIXAssessment and Evaluation of the Case Study Process
XXFuture of Case Teaching

IXIntimate Debate Method
XTeamBased Learning
XILarge Class Methods
XIIIndividual Case Study Methods
Appendix IAbout the Authors
Appendix IIOriginal Chapter References

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Page 413 - I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind...
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Page 156 - When I use a word ... it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.
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Page 139 - Anna Karenina: Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Page 140 - Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Page 374 - The world of reality has its limits ; the world of imagination is boundless. — Not being able to enlarge the one, let us contract the other ; for it is from their difference that all the evils arise which render ne unhappy.
Page 7 - If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light, — One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country
Page 429 - My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there

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