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use case

An explicit scenario designed to help determine whether a system or process can perform its functions as needed for a particular use. For example, a use case might describe how a study co-ordinator would use an iPad to capture medical history data.
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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.
I also frequently use cases from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (2005).
While no firm conclusion can be drawn from this drop-off, it is plausible to suggest that since 36% of the respondents are in organizations that use CASE, the difference in the rates of individual use of CASE is a function of the coincidence of who within the organization received the survey instrument.
There are two basic ways to use case study as a tool to instruct environmental managers.