Case Studies as Minimalist Information

@article{Carroll2006CaseSA,
  title={Case Studies as Minimalist Information},
  author={J. M. Carroll and M. B. Rosson},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={297-310}
}
Case studies are evocative narrative descriptions of a specific, real-world activity, event, or problem. Case-based learning is well established in professional education (e.g., law, business, medicine) and rapidly expanding in many other disciplines. We use cases as an instructional resource in our own teaching of usability engineering. In this paper, we analyze the proposition that cases can be a minimalist-information design technique-that is, as a design technique that (1) orients… CONTINUE READING

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