Guiding students to think critically using case studies




Trujillo-Jenks, Laura

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Magna Publications


One of the best practices in teaching and learning is the use of a three-part case study, or a scenario-based story, to help students deepen their understanding of a concept. The three parts of a case study are a scenario-based story that focuses on a specific, hypothetical problem, supporting literature that aligns with the main themes of the story, and guiding questions that help the learner gain the most from understanding the concepts and objectives of the case study by applying critical and higher order thinking skills.


Article originally published in Faculty Focus. English. Published Online 2014.
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Scenario-based story, Higher order thinking skills, Critical thinking


This is the published version of an article that is available at Recommended citation: Trujillo-Jenks, L. (2014, February). Guiding students to think critically using case studies. Faculty Focus. This item has been deposited in with the author’s permission and in the absence of publisher policies.