Improving Case Based Learning in Higher Education
Utilizing Semantic Web Technologies
By Patrick Carmichael, Katy Jordon, Frances Tracy, Kate Litherland, Simon Morris, Agustina Martinez Garcia, Uma Patel
Routledge – 2014 – 176 pages
Learning with cases lets students engage with authentic and complex problems and gain experience with diverse and unpredictable outcomes. Emerging technologies can support and enhance case-based learning, letting teachers and students develop learning environments as never before – but this will require responsive and participatory approaches to research, design, and development.
The authors demonstrate how participatory approaches can help make educational technologies transformative, and interdisciplinary case studies show how new methods can inform:
While exploring the interplay of technology and pedagogy, Improving Case Based Learning in Higher Education addresses the importance of participatory approaches, how to deal with complexity and change, and the nature of diverse learning environments.
2. Learning from and with Cases
3. Web Technologies – Versions 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0
4. Designing and Developing Technologies for Case Based Learning
5. Case Study 1: Higher Education Studies
6. Case Study 2: Journalism
7. Case Study 3: Marine Operations & Management
8. Case Study 4: Plant Evolution
9. Case Study 5: Contemporary Dance
10. Theorising Cases of Learning and Technology
Appendix 1. The Conduct of the Research
Appendix 2. Further Sources of Information
Patrick Carmichael, PhD, is Professor of Educational Research at Liverpool John Moores University. He was formerly Head of the Research and Evaluation Group at the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at Cambridge University.
Katy Jordan is a research associate at the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at Cambridge University.
Frances Tracy, BSc, MSc, PhD, MEd, is a research associate at Liverpool John Moores University and a research associate on the ESRC and EPSRC TEL programme funded ENSEMBLE project (Semantic Technologies for the Enhancement of Case Based Learning).
Michael Tscholl, PhD, Cognitive Science, is a research associate at the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at Cambridge University.