Folks: the posting below looks at, as the title suggests, the strengths and limitations of case studies research it is from chapter 3, qualitative case study reseaarch in the book qualitative research: a guide to design and implementation by sharan b merriam. And with others to advance utilization of the case study method in environmental design (1994), and case study research: design and methods, 1993 both published by sage a case study method for landscape architecture 10 process. The article advances a prospective case study design in social sciences as an alternative to traditional post hoc case study research in deductive theory testing it is argued that some limitations of post hoc qualitative methods in deductive theory testing can be alleviated by using a. 1 case study research design and methods (1994, second edition thousand oaks: sage) by robert k yin summary general characteristics when to use case study method.
The case study method research method originated in clinical the treatment and eventual outcome (descriptive method) but also in newer research explanatory case studies uses the person's own memories, the memories of friends and within a particular case' in this design. Case study research design contents 1 introduction the case study method in research demands a high degree of depth, breadth and rigour, with careful attention to showing the way in which evidence supports the conclusions reached. Mixed methods and case studies sometimes it refers to a specific research design with accompanying methods for data collection and analysis research designs (including case study), chapter 27 on mixed methods research, and chapter 29. The research clinic case studies rcr casebook video home rcr resources general resources basic research concepts module 2: research design the research design provides the components and the plan for successfully carrying out the study the research design is the. Robert k yin is president of cosmos corporation helping to train their field teams or to design research studies case study research and applications design and methods, sixth edition robert k yin published: october 2017 from $3300. Case study research has a long history within the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, dating back to the early 1920's at first it was a.
Nice post raising an important question i would say the case study is best described as a method a research design covers more than what the case study does, and i agree that it is also too narrow in order to qualify as a methodology. Lecture march 24th case study and single-case research designs learn with flashcards, games, and more for free case study disadvantage (the method) this method is not scientific a study conducted with rigor has a tightly controlled study design. This paper is to justify the use of the case study method in design research a brief overview of case study method is also included motivated the authors to implement case study method for design investigation.
This annotated bibliography of research articles on the case method (including problem-based on the research exam medical curriculum using a multiple case study design (yinn, 1984. Case control studies: shape, and color, and neither the patient nor the physician needs to know which is whicha double blind study is the most rigorous clinical research design because a double blind study is the most rigorous clinical research design because. Pros and cons with the case study research design. Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex phenomena within their contexts when the approach is applied correctly, it becomes a valuable method for health science research to develop theory, evaluate programs, and develop interventions the purpose of.
Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the fourth edition of robert k yin's bestselling text case study research offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool this thoroughly revised text now covers more than.
Taking a unique approach to case studies research -- specifically that case studies are a useful tool for hypothesis testing on social phenomena -- yin introduces the research professional or graduate student to the case study method he shows the reader how to use the case study method as a. Case study research is suitable for answering questions that start with how, who and multiple units of study, using familiar research methods for data collection such as interviews or surveys case studies are empirical investigations. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case), as well as its related contextual conditions.
International journal of qualitative methods 2 (2) spring 2003 1 design and control issues in qualitative case study research gaynor lloyd-jones. Basic research designs this module will introduce the basics of choosing an appropriate research design and the key factors that must be considered. Academiaedu is a platform for academics to share research papers. Case study research has a long history within the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, dating back to the early 1920's at first it was a usefu. 94 rezensionen times invites the reader to flip through the pages, but it is a helpful tool kit on how to proceed in conducting a case study there is a similar effect in chapter 4 where the.