What is a collective case study?

What is a collective case study?

Collective case study involves more than one case, which may or may not be physically colocated with other cases. A collective case study may be conducted at one site (e.g., a school, hospital, or university) by examining a number of different departments or other units at that one site.

What are the benefits of case studies?

Case studies are often used in exploratory research. They can help us generate new ideas (that might be tested by other methods). They are an important way of illustrating theories and can help show how different aspects of a person’s life are related to each other.

What is the main advantage of a case study?

Advantages and Disadvantages of Case-Control Studies. Advantages: They are efficient for rare diseases or diseases with a long latency period between exposure and disease manifestation. They are less costly and less time-consuming; they are advantageous when exposure data is expensive or hard to obtain.