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Simple Definition of case study

  • a published report about a person, group, or situation that has been studied over time; also : a situation in real life that can be looked at or studied to learn about something

Full Definition of case study

  • an intensive analysis of an individual unit (as a person or community) stressing developmental factors in relation to environment

Merriam Webster, accessed 22 April 2016, <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/casestudy>

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