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IT case study

Introduction

When an assignment is based on a case study, it's usually necessary to read through a large amount of text related to the assignment topic. With this type of assignment, some students may have difficulty identifying the actual assignment task and the most important information for formulating a relevant response.

To understand the task fully, a top-down approach is recommended; that is, attend to the main ideas first before the more detailed information.

Instructions

This tutorial outlines a top-down approach to analysing an assignment topic. First, view the sample topic from the menu on the left. This will explain how to analyse your assignment topic. Next, view the annotated sample topic, which highlights how you can understand the topic better by identifying its key words and phrases.

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