Case Studies & Case-Based Instruction


A case is presented to students or selected by them, leading them to a correct response or solution given the situation.

Appropriate Content Areas

Useful for law, business, engineering, teaching, medical education, but it can be modified and adapted for most curriculums.

Goals & Objectives

Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).

It allows for the application of theoretical concepts. Develops group work and problem solving abilities. It can also encourage information gathering and analytical skills, time management, presentation skills and higher-order decision making skills.