Better Understanding Why and How Cases Promote Learning

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Clyde Herreid, a biology professor at SUNY Buffalo, has been a leader in the use of case studies in science teaching. His interest in “stories with an educational message” began in the 80s and has resulted in the creation of a large collection of cases (http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu) along with the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, which he directs. His work on cases, now involving a variety of collaborators, also includes an ongoing research…

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