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ERIC Number: EJ1248562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-6044
The Role of Using Case Studies Method in Improving Students' Critical Thinking Skills in Higher Education
Mahdi, Omar Rabeea; Nassar, Islam A.; Almuslamani, Hashem Ali Issa
International Journal of Higher Education, v9 n2 p297-308 2020
Investigating the use of case studies as a teaching strategy to enhance the critical thinking skills of the students is the basic objective of this study. By discovering content and procedural issues, best practices are investigated and ways are discovered to foster critical thinking, as a result of which the students tend to develop the ability to think critically. This research employed mixed research methods and used the SPSS program for data analysis. The participants in this research are 42 students from the business management program of leadership and group dynamics course in applied sciences university (ASU) in the kingdom of Bahrain. Based on the research findings, the critical thinking skills of the students have been a consequence of the case study method. The findings of this research may have significant value for other higher education institutions in the wider Gulf region. If the case studies method is used in teaching, it will greatly contribute to the leadership and group dynamics educators in nurturing active learning. Additionally, it is likely to inculcate critical thinking skills, which are highly significant to develop leadership capabilities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bahrain
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: California Critical Thinking Skills Test (College)