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The Case Method: Art and Skill. Narrative storytelling for interactive learning. Why cases? . Beyond reporting and writing Build skills of critical thinking and judgment Encourage students to think for themselves Vicarious workplace experience. What a “teaching ” case does.

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The case method art and skill

The Case Method:Art and Skill

Narrative storytelling for interactive learning


Why cases
Why cases?

  • Beyond reporting and writing

  • Build skills of critical thinking and judgment

  • Encourage students to think for themselves

  • Vicarious workplace experience


What a teaching case does
What a “teaching” case does

  • Vehicle for discussion

  • Tells story, stops at a decision point

  • Presents at least two equally compelling potential courses of action

  • Leaves to students hard work of deciding what to do next

  • Describes, does not prescribe


What a case class is
What a case class is

  • Participatory, interactive

  • Faculty as “guide”

  • 3 levels of learning: content, skills, self-knowledge

  • “Less is more” from faculty

  • Vicarious experience


Case method thought process
Case Method thought process

  • analysis

  • diagnosis

  • anticipate consequences

  • prescription

  • defend position

    = Critical Thinking, Judgment


Our case focus leadership management ethics
Our case focus: leadership, management, ethics

Sample questions:

  • Should an obit identify an Army officer as gay?

    • Washington Post

  • Does crowdsourcing makes sense for community news?

    • Fort Myers (FL) News-Press

  • What price press freedom?

    • Far Eastern Economic Review (Dow Jones)


Case questions cont
Case questions cont.

  • In science reporting, what does “balanced” mean?

    • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

    • York Daily Record

  • How should a news organization react if attacked by the government of the day?

    • BBC

  • How do you balance responsible reporting and competitive pressures?

    • New England Cable News


Case topic areas broadcast print digital
Case topic areas(broadcast, print, digital)

  • International

  • Investigative reporting

  • Beat reporting (science, education etc.)

  • Crisis management

  • Ethics

  • Media business

  • Strategic management


Topic areas cont
Topic areas cont.

  • Editorial decisionmaking

  • Newsroom management

  • Blogging

  • Crisis reporting

  • News graphics

  • Gender, race & ethnicity

  • Privacy

  • Celebrity reporting


We live online
We live online

  • http://casestudies.jrn.columbia.edu

  • Or straight to library:

    • http://casestudies.jrn.columbia.edu/collection

  • Or individual case

    • Christian Science Monitor


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