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A Case in Point: From Active Learning to the Job Market

This case was developed for use in the first weeks of a course in order to show students how participating in active learning exercises in their cl ...


A Case of Cheating?

This case is based upon a real experience. It is written as an exercise for faculty to discuss, perhaps in a brown bag seminar at lunch time. In ma ...


A Word to the Wise

Freshmen frequently struggle with major decisions both inside and outside of school. Even if they have required advisement sessions, they do n ...


And Now What, Ms. Ranger?

Intelligent Design continues to be a hot political and educational topic in some parts of the country. This discussion case study uses the dramatic ...


Clear Communication

This case was originally designed for training international graduate students who are or will become teaching assistants (TAs); however, the case ...


Emily and Dr. Haskins

This case study on clinical practice, preparation, and acumen follows the story of Emily, an intelligent, hard working, and motivated student who y ...


Equal Time for Intelligent Design?

Whether Intelligent Design should be taught in a science classroom is a serious problem. This case study tackles the issue head-on by using intimat ...


Exploring Unintentional Racism

This case study is designed to help students explore their attitudes about race and examine the complexity of racism. It also has been used to teac ...


Mathematically Modeling Aircraft Fuel Consumption

The problem studied in this case deals with the identification of potential ways to lower fuel consumption in a 737 aircraft. Students are presente ...


Paul Seymour, Assistant Professor

This case study explores two of the major issues that confront new faculty when they experiment with a new method of teaching like case study teach ...


Rising to the Top

This case study was designed for use in teacher-education courses for both graduate student laboratory assistants and lecturers or professors in na ...


Stereotype Threat and Recommendations for Overcoming It

This case study uses an example of racism experienced by a Korean American student to explore the concept of stereotype threat and its impact on co ...


The Evolution of Creationism

This PBL case on Intelligent Design was written for freshman biology majors at a Christian liberal arts college. Students read about the claims and ...


Tragic Choices: Autism, Measles, and the MMR Vaccine

This case explores the purported connection between vaccines in general, and the MMR vaccine specifically, and autism. Students examine results fro ...


What is Native Fluency?

The focus of this case study is the way differing views on native fluency and bilingualism have an impact on writing instruction in colleges. In th ...