# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Studies Task 1132453213

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the benefits of a case study analysis.

Definition

Identification should include the ways that case studies
  • support and lead to the creation of new products, processes, and ideas
  • allow the design team to avoid previous obstacles, pitfalls, and failures
  • provide an awareness of industry trends
  • ensure the originality of a design and/or product, process, or idea (to avoid violation of patent laws).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are proper research strategies?
  • How would one verify the reliability of information?
  • What are the best sources to use when researching a case study?
  • What is the minimum number of resources needed to confirm the case study?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

13. Assess the Impact of Products and Systems

 

14. Medical Technologies

 

15. Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies

 

17. Information and Communication Technologies

 

18. Transportation Technologies

 

19. Manufacturing Technologies

 

20. Construction Technologies

 

7. The Influence of Technology on History

 

8. The Attributes of Design

 

TSA Competitive Events

Animatronics

 

Architectural Design

 

Biotechnology Design

 

Career Prep

 

Engineering Design

 

Structural Design and Engineering

 

Video Game Design