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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.
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Although the case method might seem effective, there are also critics.
As librarians consider their role in case method pedagogy, one thing is clear.
(1981) Teaching by the Case Method, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press.
Results on Table 4 show that "the case method' is mostly preferred by students for the language acquisition course.
In an effort to provide readers with practical guidance on how to incorporate the case method, I will provide an outline to the Cases and Teaching Notes of three examples.
The invention of the case method is usually attributed to Christopher Columbus Langdell, who introduced it at Harvard Law School shortly after the end of the American Civil War.
The case method had its own technological environment to make it successful in the modern era.
Case method is a form of qualitative and descriptive research; it looks intensely at an individual, a group or event and draws conclusions in a specific context.
As most of us know, Harvard Business School devised case method of teaching in mid 1930s for their postgraduate courses.
For students used to listening to lectures, the case method changes everything, most of all, the roles of instructor and student.
The obligation to honor those commitments separates the paradigm case method from non-originalist modes of interpretation.