The effects of case studies on high school chemistry students' critical thinking skills, content knowledge and perception of relevance
Barnhart, Suzanna Marie
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This research implemented case study learning in high school chemistry classes and measured how they affected student content knowledge, critical thinking skills, and perception of relevance. The case studies were based on specific chemistry content and utilized cooperative group work and lab exercises. Students collected and analyzed data both in the lab and from written cases, proposed solutions and drew conclusions about problems identified within the cases.