What is a Case Study? - Research & Examples


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How many people are generally included in a case study?

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1. Where was Phineas Gage injured?

2. In what way did Phineas Gage's accident damage his behavior?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of case studies. You will be quizzed on what case studies are and the problem with them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Amount of people in a case study
  • Phineas Gage's injury
  • Phineas Gage's behavior after injury
  • Issue with case studies
  • Case study vs. large experiment

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related case studies lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Phineas Gage
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about 'S'

Additional Learning

To learn more about case studies, review the accompanying lesson called What is a Case Study? - Research & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define case study
  • Recall Phineas Gage's case study
  • Understand how case studies relate to modern science
  • Learn how case studies differ from larger experiments