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Lynn introduces readers to the case method of instruction popularized by the John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard Business School. This is a practical, process-oriented guide to teaching, writing, and learning with the case method. Lynn integrates insight from literature with his own extensive experience as a case teacher and writer, and as a trainer of case teachers and case writers. Lynn selects the broadest possible context for discussing the use of cases in teaching for maximum appeal to instructors and learners in diverse fields.

Choosing Cases: Types, Formats, and Lengths
Choosing cases: Types, formats, and lengths

You choose a particular case because it enables you and your students to focus on significant ideas, issues, and problems related to your curricular and course objectives. Cases come in many types, formats, and lengths, however, and you will want to consider your choices along these dimensions before making specific ...

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