Aims and objectives
To introduce the concept of sampling and the issues associated with it, and outline the main methods used for selecting a representative sample.
After working through this session, you will be able to:
- describe the key issues to consider in sampling
- understand the principles of basic sampling methods
- select a sample that is representative of the population in different situations
- explain what is meant by equal probability selection methods
This session will take approximately 3 hours to complete.