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DTSTAMP:20151030T193430Z
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20151111
DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20151112
SUMMARY:Introduction to Survey Sampling
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DESCRIPTION:This course introduces participants to what survey sampling i
s\, why it is important\, and how it is implemented. It focuses on the p
ractical aspects as well as some of the technical details. There are fou
r topics covered in the course:\n\nThe course covers:\n•Types of samples
(probability versus non-probability)\n•How to construct a ‘sampling fra
me’\n•Types of probability samples (e.g.\, simple random\, systematic\,
stratified\, multi-stage clustered\, unequal probabilities of selection)
.\n•What ‘sampling error’ is\n•The role of sampling error in confidence
intervals\n•How to determine sample size\n•A brief overview of design ef
fects and weighting\n\n
STATUS:TENTATIVE
TRANSP:TRANSPARENT
CLASS:PUBLIC
LOCATION:Basement computer lab\, Humanities Bridgeford Street\, Mancheste
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