Chapter 5: Sampling Methods

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Introduction (Preview)

Length: 1 minutesAuthor: JasonComplexity: Easy

How samples work, how sample information is collected, and problems that can occur when using samples to predict population behavior.

Data Collection (Preview)

Length: 5 minutesAuthor: JasonComplexity: Easy

A comparison of the three methods of data collection covered in this chapter:

  • Observational Data
  • Experimental Data
  • Survey Data

Sampling (Preview)

Length: 2 minutesAuthor: JasonComplexity: Easy

Why work with samples when what we really want is the population data?

Types of Samples (Preview)

Length: 4 minutesAuthor: JasonComplexity: Easy

A comparison of the three types of samples covered in this chapter:

  • Simple Random Samples
  • Stratified Samples
  • Cluster Samples

Types of Errors (Preview)

Length: 4 minutesAuthor: JasonComplexity: Easy

Learn the difference between SAMPLING ERROR and NON-SAMPLING ERROR, and how they are introduced to the samples that researchers collect.

Multiple Choice (Preview)

Author: Jason

Test your understanding of Chapter 5: Sampling Methods – each question is accompanied by a mini-video lecture showing you how I decided which solution was the correct one.