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A student team was formed to determine student and local area business partner interest in having student teams conduct “Field Studies” that had value for both the businesses and the students as an educational experience. The students found that interest was high from both businesses and students, and […]
Greetings! We are in the process of building this combination website/blog to present and document the process of Field Studies at the High School level. Our intent is to provide teachers and parents with the background of these challenging project-based learning experiences and to show them how they […]
The team surveyed patients regarding their views on the medical and non-medical services provided by the clinic. This field study was sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA), and the findings, conclusions and recommendations were presented to both the clinic and to the AMA for review and implementation.
The student team investigated the communications problems and issues between various affiliates of a large health care services organization and made recommendations to the President of the organization regarding how to resolve these issues.
The student team surveyed homeowners about home comfort. The purpose of the field study was to determine the need for a newsletter from the heating and air conditioning company – what the newsletter should contain, how often it should be issued, how it should be distributed, and the […]
The student team was asked to investigate community service programs from around the nation in order to identify the “top ten” that might meet the criteria for local youth programs. The team used the resources of the Internet to post inquiries on e-mail list servers, the world wide […]
The student team was asked to conduct interviews of customers of a local copy shop to determine customer satisfaction with products and services offered by the business. The students were asked to develop findings and conclusions and to make recommendations that the business could use to improve its […]
The student team surveyed ten communities to determine different approaches used by those communities to fund local historical preservation societies. The team presented their findings and recommendations at a public meeting of the city council.
The student team focused on identifying the market for banking services at the high school level. They discovered that while the local bank provided services for small children, the emerging financial needs of teenagers and their access to financial products were largely ignored. The team developed ideas for […]