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Case-based Learning & Case-study Teaching: Case-Study Teaching/Case-Based Learning

What is Case-Based Learning?

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Students learn content while exposed to real-life issues.  

C. F. Herreid


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Social Interdependence Theory    

     Integrative Negotiation Theory          Constructive Controversey Theory



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