About This Course
In this MOOC we are going to discuss the reasons for samping, how to select samples by probability sampling methods and non-probability sampling methods and ways to minimize sampling bias.
Intended Learning Outcomes of the mini-MOOC (ILOs)
Upon completion of “Sampling Methods”, students should be able to:
a. know the reasons of sampling;
b. perform Simple Random, Systematic, Stratified, Cluster, Quota and Judgement Sampling;
c. apply appropriate sampling method to different problem areas; and
d. identify ways of minimizing sampling bias.