Creating new  learning  challenges through  eCases   Dr Paula Hodgson & Dr Josephine Csete   Educational Development Centr...
Agenda <ul><li>present a conceptual framework for effective eCase teaching;  </li></ul><ul><li>show examples from several ...
What is a case <ul><li>‘‘ Cases represent a particular type of storytelling…  </li></ul><ul><li>They are intended primaril...
Why use cases <ul><li>Your experience </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007 http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/examples...
Framework for effective eCase teaching <ul><li>Good case design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Examples in PolyU <ul><li>Guided structured case </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) e-system </...
Example – Guided structured case IT in Education Symposium 2007
Complex case (1) IT in Education Symposium 2007
Complex case (2) IT in Education Symposium 2007
Findings:  Blended -mode of learning <ul><li>Student learning experiences: </li></ul><ul><li>Interactions / feedback </li>...
Framework for effective eCase teaching <ul><li>Good case design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Acknowledgements <ul><li>Special thanks to the teaching academics from PolyU: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Kenneth Fong </li></ul>...
Further information <ul><li>Paula Hodgson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Josephine Csete </l...
Other resources <ul><li>Here are a few publicly accessible websites from different disciplines to get you started: </li></...
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  1. 1. Creating new learning challenges through eCases Dr Paula Hodgson & Dr Josephine Csete Educational Development Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University IT in Education Symposium 2007 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License .
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>present a conceptual framework for effective eCase teaching; </li></ul><ul><li>show examples from several courses that integrate eCases into their programmes of study; </li></ul><ul><li>share initial findings; </li></ul><ul><li>resources; and </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  3. 3. What is a case <ul><li>‘‘ Cases represent a particular type of storytelling… </li></ul><ul><li>They are intended primarily as teaching tools to provide students a realistic look at their world and an opportunity to practice their skills in an environment with few consequences. They should also be based on concrete facts, rather than imagination.” </li></ul><ul><li>Naumes, W., & Naumes, M. J. (2006: xxiii). </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  4. 4. Why use cases <ul><li>Your experience </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007 http://e3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/examples/RealExamples/StoryTelling/htm/scenario.htm
  5. 5. Framework for effective eCase teaching <ul><li>Good case design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan for actions / decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No obvious right answer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Appropriate use of multimedia to present a case </li></ul><ul><li>Learner preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  6. 6. Examples in PolyU <ul><li>Guided structured case </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) e-system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complex case </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing Therapeutics III </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child and Adolescent Health Nursing </li></ul></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  7. 7. Example – Guided structured case IT in Education Symposium 2007
  8. 8. Complex case (1) IT in Education Symposium 2007
  9. 9. Complex case (2) IT in Education Symposium 2007
  10. 10. Findings: Blended -mode of learning <ul><li>Student learning experiences: </li></ul><ul><li>Interactions / feedback </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online self-directed learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online forum discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face-to-face lectures/tutorials </li></ul></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  11. 11. Framework for effective eCase teaching <ul><li>Good case design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan for actions / decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No obvious right answer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Appropriate use of multimedia to present a case </li></ul><ul><li>Learner preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  12. 12. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Special thanks to the teaching academics from PolyU: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Kenneth Fong </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Regina Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Edmond Tong </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  13. 13. Further information <ul><li>Paula Hodgson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Josephine Csete </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For the case shown today, visit the e3Learning Project Website at: http://3learning.edc.polyu.edu.hk/examples </li></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007
  14. 14. Other resources <ul><li>Here are a few publicly accessible websites from different disciplines to get you started: </li></ul><ul><li>Cases in Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/ubcase.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cases in Pathology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://path.upmc.edu/cases.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cases in Biology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bioquest.org/icbl/cases.php </li></ul></ul>IT in Education Symposium 2007

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