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case

 [kās]
a particular instance of a disease or other problem; sometimes used incorrectly to designate the patient with the disease.
case history the collected data concerning an individual, the family, and environment; it includes the medical history and any other information that may be useful in analyzing and diagnosing the case or for instructional or research purposes.
case method a type of nursing care delivery system; see nursing practice.
case mix the groups of patients requiring similar tests, procedures, and resources that are treated at a particular hospital. Case mix is a way to define a hospital's production and has been identified as a major factor in differing costs among hospitals and among individual patients.

case method

a type of nursing care delivery system.
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As previously mentioned, there is a fundamental compatibility between the case method and Austrian economics, but there are also specific cases that demonstrate uniquely Austrian concepts.
Thirdly, the case method is an effective way to teach students to reason and argue in ways that are distinctive to legal profession.
Grossman observed, "Some advocates of case methods for teacher education have argued that cases in teaching must also be rooted in reality, representing true accounts of teaching practices," and she wondered what was gained
Not surprisingly, the Langdellian case method in the US would translate itself into the dominant form of Computer Assisted Learning.
The case method is a powerful device for inculcating a certain type of logical reasoning.
The case method is a rich and powerful approach to the development of cognitive skills in students.
While the professional fields of business and law have used cases and case methods for years, the idea of using them in education has emerged over the last 15 years as a promising idea.
Part II of the paper reviews the introduction of Western management education programs and the case method into China, key arguments in the ongoing debate over the merits of the case method, and findings of extant studies on content and framework biases in popular MBA and MPA cases.
Case method instructors usually do not end the class by summing up the case and providing a nicely packaged interpretation.
Finally, there is little in the way of example showing how the paradigm case method works prospectively.
As a result of attending the "Enlivening Teaching: Using Discipline-Based Cases to Improve Learning and Teaching Conference" sponsored by Pace University's Center for Case Studies in Education in 2001, we were eager to pursue case method teaching and we now use cases in our classes as a result.
With the case method, a teacher is as much a facilitator and monitor as an instructor.