ERIC Number: ED441997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Case Studies for Effective Business Instruction.
This book is designed as a resource for educators who teach business content in a variety of instructional settings. It contains case studies representing all functional areas of business, including corporate training, for grades 7 through graduate education. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the case study method. The history of the case method, its theoretical grounding, definition, characteristics, types, and teaching and learning approaches are discussed. To help readers determine whether the case study method is an appropriate choice for their learning environment, the method's advantages, disadvantages, and appropriate usage are addressed in the critical analysis. Chapter 2 presents strategies to assist teachers and learners in successfully using the case method in diverse settings. Chapter 3 contains 74 case studies representing 12 subject areas of business and 14 learning competencies. At the beginning of the chapter, a detailed index assists readers in finding the best case studies for their needs. The detailed index classifies each case by subject area, learning competency, industry type, and grade level. The page number of the corresponding discussion idea for each case is also provided on the index page. Chapter 4 provides discussion ideas for each case study. Chapter 5 presents a comprehensive reference list of 80 sources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Communications, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance Occupations, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Information Systems, Labor Force Development, Listening Skills, Marketing, Mathematics Skills, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Self Management, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Delta Pi Epsilon National Office, P.O. Box 4340, Little Rock, AR 72214 ($25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Delta Pi Epsilon Society, Little Rock, AR.