Strategies, Ideas, and Recommendations from the faculty Development Literature
Christensen. C. R., and Hansen. A. J. Teaching and the Case Method.
Boston: Harvard Business School, 1987. Cases related to teaching in colleges and universities.
Mandell, B. R., and Schram, B. Human Services: An Introduction.
(2nd ed.) New York: Wiley, 1993. This text includes numerous cases.
Sasser, W. E., and others. Cases in Operations Management:
Analysis and Action. Homewood, Ill.:Irwin, 1982. Business cases.
Silverman, R., and Welty, W.M. Mainstreaming Exceptional Students:
A Series of Cases. New York: Center for Applied Research, Pace University, 1988. Cases related to educating students with disabilities.
HBS Case Services. Published by Harvard Business School,
Boston, Mass., 02163. Cases in accounting, finance, general management, organizational behavior, marketing, and production and operations management.
Case Research Journal. Published by the North American Case Research
Association, 1775 College Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43210. Business cases.
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Case Program
Publication Series. 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, Mass., 02138. Cases in political analysis, policy analysis, and public management.
True-to-life cases have an inherent appeal and offer closure, but hypothetical cases can also capture students' imagination and interest. Hansen (1987b) also offers practical advice on writing your own case studies.
(Sources: Boehrer and Linsky, 1990; Hansen, 1987a; Lang, 1986; Olmstead, 1974; Welty, 1989)
The Strategies, Ideas and Recommendations Here Come Primarily From:
Gross Davis, B. Tools for Teaching. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1993.
And These Additional Sources…
Boehrer, J., and Linsky, M. "Teaching with Cases: Learning to Question."
In M.D. Svinicki (ed.), The Changing Face of College Teaching. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 42. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1990.
Christensen, C.R. "Teaching with Cases at the Harvard Business School."
In C. R. Christensen and A. J. Hansen, Teaching and the Case Method. Boston: Harvard Business School, 1987.
Christensen, C. R., Garvin, D. A., and Sweet, A. (eds.)
Education for Judgment: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership. Boston: Harvard Business School, 1991.
Erickson, B. L., and Strommer, D. W. Teaching College Freshmen.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991.
Frederick, P. "The Dreaded Discussion: Ten Ways to Start."
Improving College and University Teaching, 1981, 29(3), 109-114.
Fuhrmann, B. S., and Grasha, A. F. A Practical Handbook for College Teachers.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1983.
Hansen, A. J. "Suggestions for Seminar Participants."
In C.R. Christensen and A. J. Hansen, Teaching and the Case Method. Boston: Harvard Business School, 1987a.
Hansen. A. J. "Reflections of a Casewriter: Writing Teaching Cases."
In C. R. Christensen and A. J. Hansen, Teaching and the Case Method. Boston: Harvard Business School, 1987b.
Jacobson, R.L. "College Teaching by the Case Method:
Actively Involving Students Is the Aim." Chronicle of Higher Education, July 25, 1984, pp.17,20.
Lang, C. Case Method Teaching in the Community Colleges.
Newton, Mass.: Education Development Center, 1986.
McDaniel, R. Teaching with Cases. Austin: Center for Teaching Effectiveness,
University of Texas, n.d.
McKeachie, W.J. Teaching Tips. (8th ed.) Lexington, Mass.: Heath, 1986.
Olmstead, J. A. Small-Group Instruction: Theory and Practice. Alexandria, Va.: Human Resources Research Organization, 1974.
Shannon, T.M. "Introducing Simulation and Role-Play."
In S.F. Schomberg (ed.), Strategies for Active Teaching and Learning in University Classrooms. Minneapolis: Office of Educational Development Programs, University of Minnesota, 1986.
Welty, W.M. "Discussion Method Teaching." Change, 1989, 21(4), 40-49.
Zeakes, S.J. "Case Studies in Biology." College Teaching, 1989, 37(1), 33-35.