Pros and cons with the case study research design. Case study methodology has long been a contested terrain in social sciences research which is characterized by varying, sometimes opposing, approaches espoused by. Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex phenomena within their contexts when the approach is applied correctly, it becomes. How to do case study research donna m zucker introduction yin, 1984, 1994), and education (stake, 1978, 1995) have studied the individual as. To cite this reference: hamilton, l (2011) case studies in educational research, british educational research association on-line resource available on-line at. Case study research design and methods second edition robert k yin applied social research methods series volumes ~ sage publications ~~ international educational.
This book offers new insights into the case study as a tool of educational research and suggests how it can be a prime research strategy for developing educational. Qualitative research and case study applications in education revised and expanded from case study research in education. 35 learning to use statistics in research: a case study of learning in a university-based statistical consulting centre4 michelle k mcginn faculty of education.
The authors bring together the practical and the theoretical, enabling readers to build expertise on the principles and practice of case study research, as well as. A practical guide for designing and carrying out qualitative case study in education is provided how-to advice for managing all phases of case study research is. The organization of the following chapters reflects, in general, the steps of a research investigation part one contains four chapters on the nature of qualitative.
Case study methodology social work, education, and business studies features robert stake (1998) points out that crucial to case study research are not. Managing school behavior: a qualitative case managing school behavior: a qualitative case study from the midwest was selected for this case study research.