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Case Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (CTL SIG)

Brief Description:

The Case Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (CTL SIG) offers a forum for educators interested in developing emergency management cases and the pedagogical approaches to use them. Case teaching offers a rich environment for learning to take place, helping students explore how what they have learned in class applies to real world situations. Cases helps students develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. Working on cases in groups may help students develop interpersonal and teamwork skills. The Case Teaching and Learning SIG will facilitate the exchange and co-creation of case and instructional materials, and support skill development in implementing and evaluating this method.

Case Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (CTL SIG) Purpose:

  1. To create a resource repository of emergency management cases, teaching resources, and related research.
  2. To provide a forum for exchange and collaboration regarding case development; methods for delivery; and, evaluation and feedback.
  3. To develop strategies and tools to improve teaching effectiveness when using cases.

Next Steps: Objectives, Projects, or Activities

The Case Teaching and Learning SIG will convene in the last quarter of 2017 to determine objectives for the coming year, establish a schedule for meetings, and plan for the 2018 Higher Ed Symposium.

Case Teaching and Learning SIG Lead

Jane Kushma, Chair
Jacksonville State University (AL)

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