Instant Case Studies: How to Design, Adapt, and Use Case Studies in Training
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. . . this book is for you! In this easy-to-use resource, author and training expert Jean Barbazette gives you 71 case studies to use instantly or modify to meet your specific learning needs. She defines the five types of case studies and their different purposes, shows the benefits of using case studies, and offers clear-cut suggestions for writing your own original case studies or customizing existing case studies. Barbazette also offers step-by-step instructions for processing each case study to maximize the potential for learning. In addition, discussion questions and all of the 71 case studies in the second half of this book are contained on the book’s companion CD-ROM for your use. Answers to all case study questions are provided in the book.
"Jean Barbazette’s eight-step procedure and ready-to-use case studies will immediately increase your training effectiveness. This book is an essential addition to every trainer's bookshelf."
"Wow! What a practical and complete book on the development and use of case studies. I wish I had it years ago when I was teaching management and using case studies."
"Jean Barbazette’s latest book is a must for every instructional designer’s tool kit."
"Interactive teaching-learning works. Jean Barbazette has created a wonderful, easy-to-apply volume that allows us to broaden our training repertoire instantly. What a rich source for developing and running cases."
"You can’t get more practical than this book! It is filled with how-to’s, templates, checklists, and actual cases which can be used, as is, in your own training programs. This book is the ‘one-stop shop’ for creating and using case studies."
"Chock-full of great examples, important cautions, and wonderful lessons of experience, Jean helps her readers not only write better case studies, but also understand their use as a critical learning tool."
"A must read if you want learning to be active. It’s an extremely clear, step-by-step guide that will shorten your preparation time, yet enhance your creativity as a case study writer. No serious trainer can be without it."
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