Case Study Part 2
- One key aspect to the case study is picking the case.
- Information-oriented sampling as opposed to random sampling.
- Extreme, critical or paradigmatic cases.
- You can generalize from case studies
- From a single study you can show things like all swans
are not white.
- Also Galileo used a conceptual experiment followed
by a single case study (dropping coins from
the leaning tower of Pisa), to overturn Aristotle's theory