A case study is an examination of a specific phenomenon such as program, an event, a person, a process, an institution, or a social group Merriam, As it is defined, a case study approach allowed me to study only a small scale and single case, which definitely benefited me do to the limited time that I had and the limited number of participants that could be involved in my research. However the small scale research conducted under case study design, does not mean that the research is superficial. With the small scale of the study, a case study enable me to obtain in-depth information that I need about the topic.
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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. However, it still does not have a legitimate status as a social science research strategy because it does not have well-defined and well-structured protocols Yin, , so emerging researchers who plan to utilize case study usually become confused "as to what a case study is and how it can be differentiated from other types of qualitative research" Merriam, , p. Research methodologists do not have a… Expand. Save to Library. Create Alert.
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This book presents a disciplined, qualitative exploration of case study methods by drawing from naturalistic, holistic, ethnographic, phenomenological and biographic research methods. Robert E. Stake uses and annotates an actual case study to answer such questions as: How is the case selected? How do you select the case which will maximize what can be learned? How can what is learned from one case be applied to another?
The art of case study research. Introduction: An Intensive Study of Case Study Research Methods "Case study is the study of the particularity and complexity of a single case, coming to understand its activity within important circumstances xi. Intrinsic and Instrumental Study Stake identifies three types of case study: intrinsic case study, instrumental case study, and collective case study. An intrinsic case study occurs when the researcher has an intrinsic interest in the case.