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Name: Sampling and Data: Sampling
ID: m16014
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces the concept of statistical sampling. Students are taught the difference between a simple random sample, stratified sample, cluster sample, systematic sample, and convenience sample. Example problems are provided, including an optional classroom activity.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: cluster sample, Convenience sampling, nonsampling errors, random sampling, sample, sampling, sampling errors, simple random sampling, statistics, stratified sample, systematic sample, without replacement, with replacement
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.17 (history)
First publication date: Mar 31, 2008 2:35 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 17, 2012 8:57 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.17 May 17, 2012 8:57 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Sampling and Data: Sampling: Updated language.

Version: 1.16 Mar 15, 2012 9:58 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Module: Sampling and Data: Sampling: Added "randomly" to the college of 10,000 students example.

Version: 1.15 Mar 14, 2012 8:55 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Module: Sampling and Data: Sampling: Updated sampling language.

Version: 1.14 Feb 23, 2010 6:57 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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 Sampling and Data: Sampling:  Added text on sampling With and Without Replacement.

Version: 1.13 Jan 27, 2009 1:02 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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Sampling and Data: Sampling: Rewrote the paragraphs on simple random sampling, stratified sampling, cluster sampling and systematic sampling.

Version: 1.12 Oct 27, 2008 8:22 pm -0500 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.11 Aug 21, 2008 11:11 am -0500 by Connexions
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republished

Version: 1.10 Jul 14, 2008 11:19 am -0500 by Connexions
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Image review

Version: 1.9 Jul 9, 2008 4:02 am -0500 by Connexions
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Post review edits

Version: 1.8 Jul 8, 2008 9:01 pm -0500 by Connexions
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post review edits

Version: 1.7 Jul 3, 2008 11:40 am -0500 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.6 Jun 26, 2008 4:47 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Roles changed

Version: 1.5 May 22, 2008 9:36 am -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Fixed Glossary

Version: 1.4 Apr 29, 2008 2:51 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Updated metadata

Version: 1.3 Apr 22, 2008 11:05 am -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Cnxorg added as maintainer

Version: 1.2 Apr 18, 2008 6:38 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Combined with "More on Sampling" module.

Version: 1.1 Apr 18, 2008 4:31 pm -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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