Teaching with Cases Workshop Agenda

December 10

12:30-1:30 Lunch (and ugly holiday socks competition)
Judge: Scott Bierman

1:30-2:15 Case I: Rural Reform in Centropico (David Schodt)
Learning with Cases (Microsoft Word 38kB Dec1 08) (an introduction that David gives to his students when they first encounter cases)

2:15-3:00 Discussion: What are the characteristic elements of cases and how do we teach them? (David's Slides (PowerPoint 2.5MB Dec15 08))
Managing talkers and non-talkers

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-3:45 Group work: Preparing a case for micro teaching

3:45-4:30 Group activity: Micro teaching

4:30-5:30 Wine and cheese reception

December 11

8:30-9:30 Case II: Medical Tourism (Mike Hemesath)

Materials
Readings:
(Note: If you are at Carleton, there is no need to pay for access to the old, archived articles. You can access them on the library's webpage via Lexis-Nexis Academic.)
1. Bajpai, Nirupam and Sangeeta Goyal. "Primary Care in India: Coverage and Quality Issues," Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development - Earth Institute at Columbia University, June 2004: 3.
2. Colliver, Victoria. "More Who Need Major Surgery Are Leaving U.S.," The San Francisco Chronicle, May 4, 2008. sec. C-1.
3. Lancaster, John. "Surgeries, Side Trips for 'Medical Tourists'," The Washington Post, Oct. 21 2004. Sec. A01.
4. Pasricha, Anjana. "India Offers both Best, Worst of Health Care," Voice of America News, May 3, 2006.
5. Rai, Saritha. "Hitches in Globalization of Health Care," International Herald Tribune, Oct. 10, 2006. Sec. Business.
6. Rai, Saritha. "Union Disrupts Plan to Send Ailing Workers to India for Cheaper Medical Care," The New York Times, October 11, 2006. Sec. Business / World Business.
7. Rovner, Julie. "Employers May Sponsor Overseas Surgeries," Day to Day with Julie Rovner, narr. Julie Rovner, National Public Radio, Sept. 12, 2006.
8. Sengupta, Amit and Samiran Nundy. "The Private Health Sector in India," The British Journal of Medical Ethics 331 (2005): 1157-58.
9. Sengupta, Somini. "Royal Care for Some of India's Patients, Neglect for Others," The New York Times, June 1, 2008. sec. Week in Review.
10. Tatko-Peterson, Ann. "Going Abroad for Health Care: Medical Tourism Heads toward Robust Industry," The Mercury News, Oct. 16, 2006.

Discussion Materials
Case Prompt (Microsoft Word 40kB Nov21 08)

9:30-10:00 Discussion: How ethics might enter cases in your discipline

10:00-10:15 Tips for teaching cases involving ethics

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Case III: Financial Aid Priorities (Nathan Grawe)

Materials
Readings:
(Note: If you are at Carleton, there is no need to pay for access to the old, archived articles. You can access them on the library's webpage via Lexis-Nexis Academic.)
1. "No-loan plan at Swarthmore" - Philadelphia Inquierer 12/13/2007
2. "Colleges struggle over aid deals as wealthy rivals drop loans, many feel pressure" - Boston Globe 12/31/2007
3. "Wealth gap growing bigger among American colleges" - New York Times 2/20/2008
4. "Forgive us our student debts" - New York Times6/11/06
5. "Credit woes may hinder college bound" - USA Today4/7/2008
6. "As rich-poor gaps widens in U.S., mobility stalls" - Wall Street Journal 5/13/2005
7. "Incomes and inequality: What the numbers don't tell us" - New York Times 1/25/2007
8. "Study finds wealth inequality is widening worldwide" - New York Times 12/6/2006
9. "Carleton College Mission Statement"

Discussion Materials:
1. Case Prompt (Microsoft Word 37kB Nov21 08)
2. Historical Financial Aid Data (Microsoft Word 63kB Dec10 08)

11:30-12:00 Discussion: How quantitative reasoning might enter cases in your discipline

12:00-12:15 Tips for teaching cases involving quantitative reasoning

12:15-12:30 Resources to support your work from the Writing Program and QuIRK

12:30-1:30 Lunch

December 12

8:30-9:30 Case IV: Genetic Testing (Mike Hemesath and Nathan Grawe)

Materials
(Note: If you are at Carleton, there is no need to pay for access to the old, archived articles. You can access them on the library's webpage via Lexis-Nexis Academic.)
1. "Consumer genomics: Taking your genes in hand" - Economist 12/6/2007
2. "Genetics, medicine and insurance: Do Not Ask or Do Not Answer?" - Economist 8/23/2007
3. "Tech view: It's in your genes—maybe" - Economist 7/18/2008
4. "The ethical dilemmas of genetic testing" - Minnesota Public Radio 06/11/2008
5. "Genetics and privacy: Hands off, maybe" - Economist 5/1/2008
6. "Insurance in the genetic age" - Economist10/19/2000
7. "Retail genomics: Within spitting distance" - Economist11/20/2007
8. "Early Test for Cancer Isn't Always Best Course" - New York Times 8/12/2008

9:30-10:00 Discussion: What are the pros and cons of teaching a case with multiple objectives?
Thoughts on teaching cases with multiple facets

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:15 Individual/group work time

11:15-11:45 Presenting of draft case outlines

11:45-12:15 Evaluating student work in cases

12:15-1:15 Lunch