Frank Grossman, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies
Office: Pearson 221A
Office hours: Tuesdays 1- 3pm and by appointment
Pamela Harris, Head of Reference and liaison to Education, Modern Languages & Psychology
Hours at McCabe's Research & Information Desk:Monday 3:00-5:00PM, Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 PM and Thursdays 3:00-5:00PM. Office hours by appointment.
A case study is an in-depth analysis of a unit—a person, group, institution, community or culture—generally over an extended time period. Often the tool of social scientists and medical researchers, a case study may be used in various other fields, such as business or education. The method accumulates and analyzes several case histories in order to form general principles. This may involve extensive interviews with the major participants, or direct observations of how a community or organization operates and how its members interact.