Chapter 15: Focusing on Practical Experiences: Case Studies
Chapter 15 describes case studies as a genre of scholarship that delves deeply into specific examples. This chapter offers a flexible guide to the organization and composition of case studies along with a discussion of the benefits and complexities of writing them to ensure that criticality and broader implications are considered.
- Which of your learning and teaching practices are effective and sufficiently innovative to be of interest to others as a case study? Could these practices be applied in a different disciplinary, institutional, or national context or to a different group of students—age, background, previous experience—than is covered in the literature?
- Which of the Guiding Questions do you think you need to address to write your case study? What other questions are important for you to tackle?
- For what outlets would you consider writing your case study?