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Publications

The publications listed below have been produced by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

Books

Start with a Story: The Case Study Method of Teaching College Science, edited by Clyde Freeman Herreid, originally published in 2006 by NSTA Press; reprinted by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) in 2013. Collection of 40+ essays examining every aspect of the case study method and its use in the science classroom. The NCCSTS has acquired the copyright for this work in print and is now reprinting this edition. You can order a print copy using our online order form. (Please note: The order form is for the print book; we do not hold the copyright for the electronic version. To purchase the e-book version of the book, go to the NSTA Press website.)

Science Stories You Can Count On: 51 Case Studies with Quantitative Reasoning in Biology, edited by Clyde Freeman Herreid, Nancy A. Schiller, and Ky F. Herreid, NSTA Press, 2014. Includes case studies as well as tips and techniques for promoting quantitative reasoning in biology. The book is available for purchase through NSTA or from Amazon.

Science Stories: Using Case Studies to Teach Critical Thinking, edited by Clyde Freeman Herreid, Nancy A. Schiller, and Ky F. Herreid, NSTA Press, 2012. A compilation of case studies with questions and teaching notes that can be used to help develop STEM students' critical thinking skills. The book is available for purchase through NSTA or from Amazon.


Videos

The NCCSTS has produced two training videos on the case method and its use in science education. These videotapes are available for purchase. For more information, including how to order them, see our training videos web pages.


Bibliographies


Selected Articles by Clyde F. Herreid and other staff members of the NCCSTS

Getting Started

Writing Cases

Teaching with Cases

Cases and Cooperative Learning

Grading Case Work


Selected Presentations