Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages


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Which of the following studies would require qualitative research?

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1. Which of the following would be the best example of a case study?

2. Which of the following is NOT a reason to perform a case study?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools will help you review case studies and when they are useful in research. You will be tested on related topics such as the strengths and limitations of case studies in these practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet pairing to assess your comprehension of:

  • The definition of qualitative research
  • Reasons to perform case studies
  • The strengths of a case study
  • The limitations of a case study

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related case study lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of qualitative research to answer questions about case studies
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as case study
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pros and cons of case studies

Additional Learning

Have a look at the lesson called Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages to study the case study research process. The following topics are covered:

  • Qualitative research
  • Reasons to perform case studies
  • Sources used in case studies
  • Bias
  • Strengths and weaknesses of case studies