Case Study Teaching: A Bibliography

Introductory Readings on Teaching with Cases

Boehrer, J. 1994. On teaching a case. International Studies Notes 19:13-19.

 

Boehrer, J. 1990-91. Spectators and gladiators: Reconnecting students with the problem. Teaching Excellence 2. No. 42, Summer 1990. Jossey-Bass Inc.

 

Boehrer, J., and M. Linsky. 1990. Teaching with cases: Learning to question. New Directions for Teaching and Learning. No. 42, Summer 1990. Jossey-Bass Inc.

 

Christensen, C.R., D.A. Garvin, and A Sweet (eds.). 1991. Education for Judgment: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

 

Christensen, C.R., A.J. Hansen, and L.B. Barnes. 1994. Teaching and the Case Method. 3rd ed. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing Division.

 

Cliff, W.H., and L. Nesbitt Curtin. 2005. An Open or Shut Case? Contrasting Approaches to Case Study Design. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(1):14-17.

 

Cliff, W.H., and L. Nesbitt Curtin. 2005. The Directed Case Method:Teaching Concept and Process in a Content-Rich Course. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(1):64-67.

 

Conant, J. B. 1957. Harvard Case Histories in Experimental Science. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1957.

 

Copeland, M.T. 1958. The case method of instruction. In And Mark an Era: The Story of the Harvard Business School. Boston: Little Brown.

 

Easton, G. 1993. Learning From Case Studies. London: Prentice-Hall.

 

Fitch. B. and Kirby, A. 2000. Students "Assumptions and Professors"[ Presumptions: Creating a Learning Community for the Whole Student. College Teaching 48 (2): 47-54.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1997. What is a case? Journal of College Science Teaching 27:92-94.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1997/1998. What makes a good case? Journal of College Science Teaching 27:163-165.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1998. Sorting potatoes for Miss Bonner: Bringing order to case-study methodology through a classification scheme. Journal of College Science Teaching 27:236-239.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1999. Cooking with Betty Crocker: A recipe for case writing. Journal of College Science Teaching 29:156-158.

 

Herreid, C.F. 2000. And all that jazz: An essay extolling the virtues of writing case teaching notes. Journal of College Science Teaching 29(4):225-228.

 

Herreid, C.F. 2007. Start with a Story: The Case Study Method of Teaching College Science. Arlington, Va: NSTA.

 

Leenders, M.R., and J.A. Erskine. 1989. Case Research: The Case Writing Process. London, ON: Research and Publications Division, School of Business Administration, University of Western Ontario.

 

Lynn, Laurence. What is the Case Method? A Guide and Casebook. 1996. Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID) in Japan.

 

Lynn, Laurence. 1999. Teaching and Learning with Cases: A Guidebook. Chatham House Publishers. Seven Bridges Press, LLC.

 

Schwart. P. S. Mennin, abd G. Webb. 2001. Problem-Based Learning: Case Studies, Experience and Practice. Kogan Page Ltd.

 

Wasserman, S. 1994. Introduction to Case Method Teaching. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

Pedagogical Approaches

Barkley, E., K.P. Cross and C.H. Major.(2005). Collaborative Learning Techniques. Jossey bass.

 

Bean, John. (1996) Engaging Ideas. Jossey Bass.

 

 

Bransford, J. D., Brown, A.L. and Cocking, R.R., (eds.). (1999) How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

 

 

Brookfield, Stephen and Stephen Preskill, (2005) Discussion as a Way of Teaching. Jossey Bass.

 

Duch, B.J. S. Groh, and D. Allen. 2001. The Power of Problem-Based Learning. Stylus Publishing. LLS.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1998. Why isn't cooperative learning used to teach science? Bioscience 48:553-559.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1999. The bee and the groundhog: Lessons in cooperative learning--Troubles with groups. Journal of College Science Teaching 28:226-228.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1996b. Structured controversy: A case study strategy. (DNA fingerprinting in the courts). Journal of College Science Teaching 26:95-101.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1998. Return to Mars: How not to teach a case study. Journal of College Science Teaching 27:379-382.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1999. Dialogues as case studies: A discussion on human cloning. Journal of College Science Teaching 28:245.

 

Johnson, David and Roger Johnson. (1992). Creative Controversy: Intellectual Challenge in the Classroom. Interaction Book Company.

 

Millis, B., and P. Cottell. 1998. Cooperative Learning for Higher Education Faculty. Phoenix: Oryx Press.

 

Shulman, J.H., R.A. Lotan, and J.A. Whitcomb. 1998. Groupwork in Diverse Classrooms . New York: Teachers College Press.

 

Welty, W.M. 1989. Discussion method teaching. Change: July/Aug. 1989, 41-49.

 

Yin, Robert. 2003. Case Study Research: Design and Methods. Sage publications.

Assessment

 

Herreid, C.F. 2001. When justice peeks: Evaluating students in case method teaching. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(7):430-433.

 

Lundeberg, M.A., B.B. Levin, and H.L. Harrington. 1999. Who Learns What From Cases and How? The Research Base for Teaching and Learning with Cases. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

National Center for Case Study teaching partnership with Dept of Education at Michigan State University. Director Mary Lundeberg has produced an excellent website on assessment summarizing the literature as well as providing background information on instruments and approaches at http://edr1.educ.msu.edu/references/

 

Yadov, A., M.A. Lundeberg, K. Dirkin, N. schiller, and C.F. Herreid. 2006. National Survey of Faculty Perceptions of Case-Based Instruction in Science. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, Ca.

Case Teaching in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Education

 

Brakke, M., T. Dunrud, R. Peterson, M. Reicks, and S. Simmons. 1994. Decision Cases for Secondary Education. College of Agriculture Program for Decision Cases, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.

 

Colber, J.A., K. Trimble, and P. Desberg. 1996. The Case for Education: Contemporary Approaches for Using Case Methods. Boton: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Daft, R.L., and K.M. Dahlen. 1984. Guide to case analysis. In Organization Theory: Cases and Applications. R.L. Daft and K.M. Dahlen, editors. New York: West Pub.


Erskine J., M. Leenders, L. Mauffette-Leenders. 2003. Teaching with Cases. Richard Ivey School of Business. University of Ontario. Ontario, Canada.

Guyer, R.L., M.L. Dillon, and L. Anderson. 2000. Bioethics cases and issues: Enrichment for social science, humanities, and science courses. Social Education 64(7):410-414.

 

Hutchings, P. 1993. Using Cases to Improve College Teaching: A Guide to a More Reflective Practice. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education.

 

Lansdowne, M. 1999. American Indian Entrepreneurs: Flathead Reservation Case Studies. Pablo, Mt. Salish Kootenai College Press. Videos are available to accompany this curriculum.

 

Little Chief Bryan, L. 1999 American Indian Entrepreneurs: Rosebud and Pine Ridge Flathead Reservation Case Studies. Pablo, Mt. Salish Kootenai College Press. Videos are available to accompany this curriculum

Mauffette-Leenders, L.,  Erskine J., Leenders, M. 2007. Learning with Cases. Richard Ivey School of Business. University of Ontario. Ontario, Canada.

McAninch, A.R. 1993. Teacher Thinking and the Case Method. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

McNair, M.P., and A.C. Hersum. 1954. The Case Method at the Harvard Business School. New York: McGraw-Hill.

 

Shulman, J.H. 1996. Tender feelings, hidden thoughts: Confronting bias, innocence and racism through case discussions. In J. Colbert, P. Desberg, and K. Trimble, editors, The Case for Education: Contemporary Approahces for Using Case Methods 137-158. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Silverman, R., and W.M. Welty. 1990. Teaching with cases. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching.

 

Silverman, R., W.M. Welty, and S. Lyon. 1991. Case Studies for Teacher Problem Solving. New York: McGraw-Hill.

 

Smith, B.L. editor. 1993. Washington Center Casebook on Collaborative Teaching and Learning. Olympia, WA: Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education.

 

Wasserman, S.M. 1992. A case concerning content: Using case studies to teach about subject matter. In J.H. Shulman, ed., Case Methods in Teacher Education 64-89. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

 

Case Teaching in the Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering

 

Allchin, Douglas. 2000. How not to teach historical cases in science. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(1): 33-37.

 

Allen, B.C., and C.F. Herreid. 1998. The petition: A global warming case study. Journal of College Science Teaching 28:82-86.

 

Allen, B.C., and C.F. Herreid. 1998. Is there life on Mars? Journal of College Science Teaching 27:307-310.

 

Barnett, C., D. Goldsten, and B. Jackson. 1994. Mathematics Teaching Cases: Fractions, Decimals, Ratios, and Percents; Hard to Teach and Hard to Learn? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

 

Chatterjee, S., M.S. Handcock, and J.S. Simonoff. 1995. A Casebook for a First Course in Statistics and Data Analysis. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Connor, J.M. 2000. Studying racial bias: too hot to handle? Journal of College Science Teaching 30(1):26-32.

 

Cornely, K. 1998. Use of case studies in an undergraduate biochemistry course. Journal of Chemical Education 75(4):475-478.

 

Dunnivant, F.M., A. Moore, and M.J. Alfano. 2000. Understanding the greenhouse effect: Is global warming real? An integrated lab-lecture case study for non-science majors. Journal of Chemical Education 77(12):1602-1603.

 

Fourtner, A.W., C.R. Fourtner and C.F. Herreid. 1994. Bad blood: A case study of the Tuskegee syphilis project. Journal of College Science Teaching 23:277-285.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1994a. Case studies in science: A novel method of science education. Journal of College Science Teaching 23:221-229.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1994b. Journal articles as case studies: The New England Journal of Medicine on breast cancer. Journal of College Science Teaching 23:349-355.

 

Herreid, C.F. 1996a. Case study teaching in science: A dilemma case on "animal rights." Journal of College Science Teaching 25:413-418.

 

Irwin, A.R. 2000. Historical case studies: Teaching the nature of science in context. Science Education 84(1):5-26.

 

Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 2006. Case Studies published in the Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education 1992-2005. American Society of Agronomy. Madison Wisconsin.

 

Lantz, J.M., and M.M. Walczak. 1997. The Elements of a chemistry case: Teaching chemistry using the case discussion method. The Chemical Educator 1(6) 

Murphy, B.R., D. W. Willis, M. Klopfer, B.D.S. Graeb. 2010. Case studies in fisheries conservation and management: applied thinking and problem solving. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, Maryland.

Murphy, B. R., D. Willis, M. Klopfer, B.D. S. Graeb. 2010. Instructor’s Guide to case studies in fisheries conservation and management: applied thinking and problem solving. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Richmond, G., and B. Neureither. 1998. Making a case for cases: The cholera epidemic, present and past. American Biology Teacher 60(5):335-342.

 

Schiller, N.A., and C.F. Herreid. The Galapagos. (Case study) Journal of College Science Teaching 30(1):56-63.

 

Smith, R.A., and S.K. Murphy. 1998. Using case studies to increase learning and interest in biology. American Biology Teacher 60(4):265-268.

 

Swinton, S.C. (ed.). 1995. Teaching and learning with cases: promoting active learning in agriculture, food and natural resource education : proceedings of a workshop held in Chaska, Minnesota, July 6-8, 1995. East Lansing, MI: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University.

Waterman, M. and E. Stanley. 2005. Biological Inquiry: A Workbook of Investigative Cases for Biology, 7th edition. Pearson Education. San Francisco, Ca.

 

Wheatley, J. 1986. The use of case studies in the science classroom. Journal of College Science Teaching March/April 1986: 428-431.