It can be considered a robust research method particularly when a holistic, in- depth investigation is required recognised as a tool in many social science studies, the role of case study method in research becomes more prominent when issues with regard to education (gulsecen & kubat, 2006), sociology ( grassel. The comparative case study examines in rich detail the context and features of two or more instances of specific phenomena this form of case study still strives for the “thick description” common in single case studies however, the goal of comparative. This article, along with the introduction and evolution of research in comparative education, studies the epistemological approaches and researches methods case study steiner-khamsi (2002) re territorializing educational import: explorations into the politics of educational borrowing ness (2004) culture, context. In the context of a reform of teaching methods, including the above-mentioned specialty, are frequently used the methods based on action, simulation, exploration of reality there is a tendency of widely using the: case study, project, educational game, practical works, the comparative study, dramatized learning, experiment,. Keywords: reconstructed definition, case study approach, comparative politics, contrasts, cross-case study research, case study research, tradeoffs judging by the large volume of recent scholarly output the case study research design plays a central role in anthropology, archeology, business, education, history, medicine.
We propose that comparative case studies should attend to three axes: horizontal , vertical, and transversal comparison we conclude by arguing that this revision has the potential to strengthen and enhance case study research in comparative and international education, clarifying the unique contributions of qualitative. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study ( the case), as well as its related contextual conditions case studies can be produced by following a formal research method these case studies are likely to appear in. Method this study is based on qualitative material and therefore secondary sources this includes scientific articles, case studies and other literature to find journal for the education of the gifted single 13 p abstract, introduction, legal background method, results, discussion, conclusion 4.
Method kelly et al (1982:511-515) discussed in some detail the question whether comparative education is a method or an area of content more recently metatheory few-country comparison case-oriented variable-oriented single-country study many-country comparison general methodology comparative. Thematic section: methods of comparative education comparative case studies lesley bartlett frances vavrus iuniversity of wisconsin-madison, madison - united states of america iiuniversity of minnesota, minneapolis - united states of america abstract: what is a case study and what is it good for. In comparison to other types of qualitative research, case studies have been little understood both from a based on the groundbreaking work of s b merriam in case study research in education (merriam 1988), there has been study covers investigation within individual cases, while the comparative method does not.
2 case study methods: design, use, and comparative advantages andrew bennett there is a growing consensus among social scientists that research pro- grams advance more effectively through the iterative or collaborative use of different research methods than through the use of any one method alone making the. In this article, we argue for a new approach—the comparative case study approach—that attends simultaneously to macro, meso, and micro dimensions of case-based we conclude by arguing that this revision has the potential to strengthen and enhance case study research in comparative and international education. Methods these may include grounded theory, phenomenology, discourse analysis and case study, for example reasonable goals for the learner would be to explore in teaching case study method a primary aim is to define what case study is and what it is not various with replication and efforts at case comparison.
Lesley bartlett is professor in the department of educational policy studies and a faculty affiliate with the department of anthropology and the department of curriculum and instruction at the university of wisconsin-madison, usa frances vavrus is professor in the department of organizational leadership, policy, and. Teaching organic synthesis: a comparative case study approach david a vosburg department of chemistry, harvey mudd college, claremont, ca 91711 j chem educ , 2008, 85 (11), p 1519 doi: 101021/ed085p1519 publication date (web): november 1, 2008.