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case study

n.
1. A detailed analysis of a person or group, especially as a model of medical, psychiatric, psychological, or social phenomena.
2.
a. A detailed intensive study of a unit, such as a corporation or a corporate division, that stresses factors contributing to its success or failure.
b. An exemplary or cautionary model; an instructive example: She is a case study in strong political leadership.

case study

n
the act or an instance of analysing one or more particular cases or case histories with a view to making generalizations

case′ stud′y


n.
1. (in the social sciences) an analytical study of the development of an individual unit, as a person, family, or social institution.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.case study - a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failurecase study - a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
corp, corporation - a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
2.case study - a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view
analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
Translations
případová studie
חקר מקרהמקרה בוחן

case study

[keɪs ˈstʌdɪ] ncasistica
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However, case study research as a qualitative methodology is pursued for different purposes than generalizability.
This edition has new coverage of social media as a disseminator of propaganda; updated case studies to demonstrate their relevance to past and contemporary culture and the study of propaganda campaigns; new coverage of how a propaganda case study can be structured to reveal the components of a campaign; a new case study on climate change and propaganda to replace the tobacco case study; a new section on demagoguery; updated research on persuasion and expanded coverage of collective memory; current examples of propaganda, including the ways it is disseminated on the internet; a new appendix on cyber propaganda; and new illustrations and photos.
This was followed by brief case study presentations given by Sylvia Escher, Dinant Kroese (TNO) and Rabea Graepel (University of Leiden).
Part 1, "Musicals and Social Change," by Robert Gordon, includes: "British Theatre and Society and the Second World War" (7-10); "Innovation and Nostalgia: Camp in the Postwar British Musical" (11-15); "Case Study 1: Salad Days" (16-27); "Rock and Roll and the Theatre Revolution" (28-30); "The Play with Music: Political Theatre and Working-Class Culture" (31-32); "Case Study 2: Blood Brothers" (33-43); "The Impact of Oliver!" (44-47); "After Jesus Christ Superstar.
Reflecting recent knowledge and developments in the field and now in a fully updated and expanded third edition, "Doing Case Study Research: A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers" by the team of Dawson Hancock (Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and Bob Algozzine Co-Director of the Behavior and Reading Improvement Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte) is a very practical, easy-to-use instructional guide emphasizes how to do case study research from the first step of deciding whether a case study is the way to go, to the last step of verifying and confirming findings before disseminating them.
Another case study is reported to increase awareness of software developers about agile methodologies [15].
The case study method of teaching predates by decades newer pedagogical initiatives such as the flipped classroom, spaced learning, digital curricula, distance education, and engagement.
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The second case study concerns a media history of scholarly communication focusing on a short-lived and idiosyncratic plan for the reproduction of typescripts without letterpress printing in the 1930s.