Types of case study designs were proposed by yin (2003): (a) single case (holistic), (b) single case (embedded), (c) multiple case (holistic) and (d) multiple case (embedded. The case study as a type of qualitative research 29 introduction case studies were one of the first types of research to be used in the field of qualitative 1methodology. Case study research design and methods robert k yin (2003, 2009) no existe un formato aceptado por unanimidad para realizar este informe por tanto, el. The case study approach as presented here, and quasi-experimentation-more generally, is more similar to the experimental isolation paradigm than to the randomized-assignment-to-treatmentsmodel in that each rival hypothesis. Yin (2003) takes a slightly more positivist approach to case studies and discusses the following tasks: • case study design ie multiple or single case, holistic or embedded, flexible, or closed the five.
For a case study it is important to define the case, in terms of what the case is, and where the case leaves off (miles and huberman, 1994 yin, 2003) this is a problem for many researchers in case studies. This third edition of robert yin's case study research: designs and methods updates and slightly expands earlier editions of the book the new edition retains much of what made the first two best-selling research methods books, includes new analytic strategies, and explains in greater detail the strengths of different types of case study research. Transcript of according yin(2003) case study methods are well suited when results the concept ,case study , is applied in a variety of ways with a range of definitions therefore ,as a starting point ,it is critical to clarify what case study method is ,and what it is not. With over 90,000 copies sold of the previous editions the new third edition of the best-selling case study research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded while retaining virtually all of the features and coverage of the second edition.
The necessary data for the study was obtained from the deep content analysis of the course material qualitative and quantitative methods were employed to analyze data the result indicated that the majority of the activities have lower inquiry level of one and the dominant practical work identified was demonstration type activity. The purpose of this research was to assess the critical success factors of marginal oil field development in niger delta region there are considerable potential of marginal oil field in niger delta region. Yin (2003b) defined case study as an empirical inquiry that investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context, especially when the boundaries between phenomenon and context are not clearly evident (pp13.
Yin also traces the uses and importance of case studies to a wide range of disciplines, from sociology, psychology and history to management, planning, social work. Yin(2003,chaps4and5) type of rival description or examples 138 case study research this first case could then be augmented by a second one, in which another. Since the purpose of case study research is to provide an in-depth exploration of the person, program, or process under study, it requires intensive data collection (merriam, 1998 yin, 2003) using multiple forms of data (creswell, 2002, p 486.
A lecture on case studies as a research strategy taken from a series on research methods and research design given to masters (graduate) students by graham r gibbs at the university of huddersfield. A case study protocol should be essential part of every case study project - a protocol contains the instrument for the research, but also the procedures and general rules that shoud be followed using the instrument. Yin (1994) explained that a case study is a comprehensive research strategy that deals with situations in which there will be more variables of interest than data points, relies on multiple sources of evidence, with data needing to be converged in a. Yin (2003) identifies three types of case studies: exploratory : the case study is used to define questions and hypotheses - or to test out a research procedure - for a further piece of research, such as a large-scale survey.
Designing case studies completedforinstance,yin(2003,chap1)showshowtheorywasusedin illustrative types of theories ingeneral,toovercomethebarrierstotheory. Focusing on the landmark works of three prominent methodologists, namely robert yin, sharan merriam, robert stake, i attempt to scrutinize the areas where their perspectives diverge, converge and complement one another in varying dimensions of case study research.
Multiple case study research is conducted when the study includes two or more case (yin, 2003) case study research is considered one of the best ways to generate new theoretical insights that are not anticipated by the literature (eisenhardt & graebner, 2007. Different types of case studies there are several types of case studies, each differing from each other based on the hypothesis and/or thesis to be proved it is also possible for types of case studies to overlap each other. 3) descriptive: this type of case study is used to describe an intervention or phenomenon and the real-life context in which it occurred (yin, 2003) 4) multiple-case studies: a multiple case study enables the researcher to explore differences within and between cases.