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Week 7 Lecture Notes

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Week 7 Lecture Notes SOCIOL 2950 - 01

Jessica Twehous
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Social Research 1
Joan Hermsen

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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessica Twehous on Friday October 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOCIOL 2950 - 01 at University of Missouri - Columbia taught by Joan Hermsen in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Social Research 1 in Sociology at University of Missouri - Columbia.


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Date Created: 10/09/15
Sampling Key Terms Population entire set of individualsorganizationsarticlesentities to which the findings of your study are to be generalized Sampling Frame list of all elements in the population 0 Q Examples of when a sampling frame might be hard to generate I Homeless people illegal immigrants criminals Sample subset of a population used to represent the population as a whole Sample can only represent population from which it is drawn 0 Q SEC schools are a sample of what Elements the individual units of the population we gather data about these are the cases in our sample 0 Q Are there some types of elements that might be harder to get data about than others Examples Study of grievance policies in Fortune 500 Companies 100 companies selected Population all 500 Fortune 500 Companies Sampling Frame list of the Fortune 500 Companies Sample 100 companies selected for the study Element each of the individual 100 companies selected Study of religious observance among US adults 1500 adults selected Population all adults in the US Sampling Frame list of all the adults in the US Sample 1500 adults selected Element those 1500 people39s contact information Generalizability Generalizing from a sample to the population from which it was selected 0 Example Use data from 1500 randomly selected Columbia residents to make claims about all Columbia residents Generalizing from one population to another population 0 Example Use findings from a study of Columbia MO adults to make claims about aduluts in STL


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