Develop put together ideas and concepts in a new or

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Develop Put together ideas and concepts in a new or advanced way so that other people can use them. Discuss Explain all aspects, point out strengths and weaknesses, highlight crucial aspects, consider the issue from various angles and (finally) arrive at a reasoned conclusion.
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46 4.3 Guidelines for answering case studies We suggest you follow the steps suggested below when answering questions based on case studies: Step 1 Understand the situation. Step 2 Diagnose problem areas. Step 3 Generate alternative solutions. Step 4 Predict outcomes. Step 5 Evaluate alternatives. Step 6 Plan the contingencies. Step 7 Communicate the results. Winstanley and Woodall (1995:14) suggest the following “do’s” and “don’ts”: Do spend sufficient time reading the case study and try to absorb the information before anything else. This will involve more than one reading, and the first attempt is best devoted to a quick `skim'. It takes time to organise the information (that is, to work out what is missing; what is fact and what is opinion; and thus the extent to which we can establish clear facts, or will need to resort to more tenuous inferences, speculation and assumptions). Don't jump to conclusions or form any judgements at this stage! Do spend time identifying the problem(s). These may be present now, or may be indicated as future Outcome verb Description Distinguish Show the difference between ideas or concepts. Evaluate/criticise Give your reasoned opinion on the value of something after considering all the evidence and the opinions of others. Decide how good, bad, worthwhile, relevant or important something is. Indicate the merits (on the one hand) and the shortcomings on the other. Examine Divide the question or problem into parts and describe each part critically. Explain Clarify or give a clear exposition of a concept. It is often useful to give examples. Say why something is the way it is. Illustrate Use examples, figures or diagrams to make a concept totally clear. Indicate Point out or show something. Interpret Give your subjective opinion about the probable meaning and significance of the concept or material in question. Justify/motivate/ substantiate Give adequate and convincing reasons or grounds for a proposition or conclusion. Argue in favour of an idea, explanation or course of action. List/name Draw up a structured list of names or facts in point form, one after another, without discussing them. Number the items for clarity and set them out on separate lines for neatness. Outline Set out the main points without giving too much detail. Relate Show what the connections are between concepts and discuss the similarities and differences. State Present information clearly and concisely. Suggest Propose a theory or solution to a problem, and defend it by showing how it could work.
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