Case Study Approach

One of the time-tested strategies to help learning is the Case Study approach employed for many years at Harvard and other graduate schools of business and management. A case study is a particular instance of a domain that is covered in significant depth and chosen because it represents or can present many of the key features or dynamics found in an entire classification of types. Coverage of one in depth covers all in theory.

There is no reason why we cannot learn from and adopt this technique for teaching the sciences. In this application, we call the many phenomena studied by each science with its particular tools, techniques, and methods, a case study. Over the year of study and across all the modules, ISGE covers more than 288 case studies, or that is, 288 science phenomena. Here is a graphic that shows how case studies represent Each check mark is live and in demonstrations of ISGE can be clicked on to show some of the ways it covers one key phenomenon or another of that discipline as an example of action of one of the Integrative Themes (isomorphic systems processes):

Here is a summary listing of the case studies (phenomena) covered across the year of ISGE study in a hierarchical listing that follows quarter or semester organization:

Explain this:

Case Studies