- This is a detailed examination of a single case rather than quantifying and understanding relationships between variables during two or more collection points.
- Cases can be individuals, businesses, organisations, events or geographical areas
- It is often thought of as a qualitative design but can be used when looking to quantitatively describe what is going on.
- It is useful when there is little known or understood about the topic
SMILE - Research design by Learning from WOeRk, University of Plymouth modified by Marion Kelt, Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License