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Survey Sampling: Course Outline

In statistics, survey sampling describes the process of selecting a sample of elements from a target population to conduct a survey.

Course Outline

  • Introduction of survey sampling: The purpose of Survey.
  • the development of standardized Questioning.
  • the development of Sampling Methods.
  • the development of data collection.
  • Inference and errors in Surveys.
  • Measurement error, Processing errors. 
  • Coverage error, Sampling error, Non-response error.
  • Sampling frame, Sample design, Simple random sampling. 
  • Cluster Sampling, Stratification and stratified sampling.
  • Systematic selection, Two stage cluster designs.
  • Methods of data collection.
  • Non-response in sample surveys. 
  • Evaluation of survey questions.
  • Survey Interviewing.
  • Post Collection processing of survey data.
  • Probability proportional to size sampling.
  • Note: Students are required to conduct a small scale survey as part of this course.

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