Multiple Case Study Analysis

ISBN-10: 1593852487

ISBN-13: 9781593852481

Edition: 2006

Authors: Robert E. Stake

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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 10/24/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 342
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188

Robert E. Stake, PhD, is a specialist in the evaluation of educational programs and case study methods. He is director of the Center for Instructional Research and Curriculum Evaluation at the University of Illinois. Dr. Stake is the author of [i]Quieting Reform: Social Science and Social Action in an Urban Youth Program[/i] (1986), a book on Charles Murray's evaluation of Cities-in-Schools, and three other books on research methods: [i]Evaluating the Arts in Education: A Responsive Approach[/i] (1975), [i]The Art of Case Study Research[/i] (1995), and [i]Standards-Based and Responsive Evaluation[/i] (2003).

List of Worksheets, Figures, and Photographs
Single Cases
Situation and Experience
A Technical View of a Case
The Quintain
The Case-Quintain Dilemma
The Research Questions
The Particular and the General
The Contexts
Making the Individual Case Report
Planning the Report
The Multicase Study
Selecting Cases
Activity in Its Situation
Data Gathering across Cases
Triangulation within Cases
Cross-Case Analysis
Reading the Collected Reports
Cross-Case Procedure
Expected Utility of Cases and Ordinariness of Situations
The Grounds for Assertions
Emphasizing Case Findings
Merging Case Findings
Providing Factors for Analysis
Cross-Case Assertions
Triangulation across Cases
The Report
Planning the Multicase Report
Comparing Cases
The Step by Step Multicase Study Project
The Open Society Institute and the International Step by Step Association
The Step by Step Approach
Previous Step by Step Evaluations
Aims of the Step by Step Multicase Project
Developing Case Topics
Action Research
Themes for Cross-Case Analysis
The Teams and the Steering Group
Training the Case Researchers
Three Step by Step Case Studies
Addressing the Six Cross-Case Themes
The Experience of the Case Researchers and Mentors
The Ukraine Case Study
Inclusive Education: The Step by Step Program Influencing Children, Teachers, Parents, and State Policies in Ukraine
List of Characters
Liubchyk's Teacher
Teacher Training in Lviv
A Press Conference in Lviv
Teacher Training in Kyiv
Teacher Training in Ukraine
Observations by Ailsa Cregan, Mentor
Liubchyk's Mother
Shans, a Parent NGO
Interview with Mr. Volodymyr and Ms. Tamara
Board Meeting of the Center
National Context
Treatment of Children with Disabilities
Interview with Victor Ogneviuk
Interview with Vyatcheslav Zasenko
The Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation
Brief History
Capacity of the Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation
The Ministry of Education and Science and Other Partners
Interview with Natalia Sofiy
Our Interpretation of Educational Policy
Our Interpretation of the Teacher Training
Our Interpretation of Inclusion
The Slovakia Case Study
Impact of Step by Step at the Roma Settlement Jarovnice-Karice: Slovakia Community Resource Mobilization
The Community Center: Preparation for Inclusive Education
The Community Center: A Place for Lifelong Learning
The Community Center: A Place of Community Development
Civic Associations
Life in the Roma Settlement of Jarovnice
The First Roma People in the Village
Religious Life in the Community
A Visit to the Parish Priest
Maria Lichvarova
Gaining Community Acceptance through the Children
The Pastoral Center
Home-Based Teaching
The Step by Step Program in Slovakia
Nadacia Skola dokoran-the Wide Open School Foundation
Special Primary Schools
The Special Primary School in Jarovnice
The Headmistress
Parent Participation
Whole-Language Strategies
Differentiated Instruction
The Teacher Assistants
Community Resource Mobilization
The Romania Case Study
The Romanian Case Study: Center for Educational and Professional Development, Step by Step Romania-Teacher Staff Development at the Tulcea Model Training Site
List of Characters
Introduction and Historical/Political Background
Staff Development at the Tulcea MTS
The Growth of Step by Step Teacher Training in Romania
Teacher Training: The Engine of Educational Reform
The European Union and Romania
Traditional and Alternative Teacher Education
Professional Development from the Bottom Up: The General
Trainees' Expectations of Training
The Romanian Teacher-Training Network
Pluralism and Democracy
Teacher Training in MTS Kindergarten 3, Tulcea
Day One: Presenting the Step by Step Standards
Day Two: Step by Step Standards in Action
Parent Involvement
Alternatives and Partnerships
The Danube Delta: A Metaphor for Alternatives
The National Symposium in Targoviste
The Mentoring Experience
A Trainee in Galati
Step by Step Cross-Case Analysis: First Steps
About the Author
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