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ERIC Number: EJ771444
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
The Real-Time Case Method: Description and Analysis of the First Implementation
Kilbane, Clare; Theroux, James; Sulej, Julian; Bisson, Barry; Hay, David; Boyer, Dennis
Innovative Higher Education, v29 n2 p121-135 Dec 2004
This article describes the first implementation of the "Real-time Case Method" (RTCM)--a new instructional practice that makes use of various technologies to create a new type of case study. Data obtained from five instructors at four business schools in the U.S. and Canada were analyzed using analytic induction. Analysis suggests RTCM was successfully implemented at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, in traditional face-to-face as well as online learning environments, with students of varying levels of experience and backgrounds, and by instructors with differing professional backgrounds and teaching styles. The instructors were highly satisfied with the method. They observed that students were engaged by RTCM, that it motivated them to work harder and longer on assignments, and that it allowed them to have experiences that were qualitatively different from those available from textbooks and traditional cases.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States