ERIC Number: EJ1023543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Reference Count: 10
Case Study: Revising a Formal Case Study Presentation as an Independent Research Project
Field, Patrick R.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v43 n2 p74-77 Nov 2013
This article examines the process of researching and revising a case study presentation on an individual who experienced anesthetic awareness during an abdominal surgery and eventually committed suicide. Topics addressed include the author's selection of an undergraduate student with a science and teaching background to work on the case study, the scheduling of meetings with the student and assignment of research tasks, and the student's assessment of her independent research project.
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Science, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Research Projects, Surgery, Legal Responsibility, Ethics, Research Skills, Research Methodology, Supervisors, Role, Mentors, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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