Case Based Methodology: A Pedagogical Tool for Teaching

Resource person: Dr. Salim Shamsher, Associate Dean- NMIMS, Navi Mumbai

Venue: Online

Number of participants: 176

Date: 24th March- 25th March 2022

Brief Description:

To promote the culture of Case Based Teaching among faculty members, Dr. D. Y. Patil Business school has organized a two days’ workshop on “Case based methodology: A Pedagogical Tool for Teaching” onThur,24th March & Fri, 25th March 2022. Dr. Salim Shamsher, Associate Dean- NMIMS, Navi Mumbai conducted the workshop.

The Workshop highlighted the significance of the case method in the learning process. It was intended for all those interested in using case studies as a teaching tool, as well as interested in research and development of such teaching cases.

The workshop started with an inaugural ceremony. Hon’ble Dr. Somnath Patil Secretary, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth & Dr. D. Y. Patil Unitech Society graced the event along with Dr. Amol Gawande, Director of DYPBS.

Dr. Salim Shamsher shared valuable insights into the case-based methodology. He covered the following areas on the day I

  • Role of faculty as a facilitator of student learning and engagement
  • The nature of interdisciplinary education
  • What does the case look like?
  • Two approaches for delivering the cases: analytical & conceptual approach
  • Need of extra information
  • How do you prepare for teaching using cases?
  • How do I prepare & study for the case?

Session on the day I ended with Q and A session.

On day two of the workshop, Dr. Salim covered the following areas

  • Role of teachers
  • How to be prepared for teaching using cases
  • Students learning
  • Judging parameters for evaluation of students
  • What skills students will develop while studying cases

He also spoke about the lecture method, Group discussions. He highlighted then the difference between GD & Debate. He also stated teachers should lecture while discussing the case, as its case discussion and not the lecture delivery.

He also covered stages for developing a good case study. This was followed by developing a good teaching note.

Day two also ended with the Q & A session.

Participants were curious to understand various aspects of teaching cases, developing cases, and asked several questions.

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