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case study

the study of a single instance of a phenomenon either for its own sake (e.g. a particular person or a strike), or as an exemplar or PARADIGM case of a general phenomenon, perhaps as a test of a general proposition (e.g. de TOCQUEVILLE's study of America, 1835-40).
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The second case study examines the rural counties of Brown, Nicollet, Cottonwood, and Watonwan, in south central Minnesota.
As a qualitative methodology, however, case study research encompasses a great deal more complexity than a typical case report and often incorporates multiple streams of data combined in creative ways.
The first feedback from PARERE hinted at the recognition of EU-ToxRisk having taken up the comments from the first meeting in 2016 and that the case study descriptions had improved significantly.
FDD methodology is supported by reporting a case study of fifteen months project.
Note the difference between case study and Case Study.
In the final case study, Gitelman turns to portable document format (PDF) files, seeing them as electronic documents bound by and 'near print', in the mode of 'internality' and, mythically, 'beyond paper' (pp.
Harvard Business School has developed a case study detailing Haier's innovative management practices in the Internet age.
A case study is a research method focused on the intense study of one or a few cases (Sandelowski, 2011).
204), "the heart and soul of teaching through the case study method is the case discussion." Therefore, it is necessary to find ways to effectively engage students in case discussions.
To demonstrate this objective a case study methodology will be adopted.
Yin, who is associated with an applied research and social science firm and American U.'s School of International Service, demonstrates case study research to researchers and students.