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Statistical Topic Classifications
Nonprobability Sampling (2)
Probability and Sampling (12)
Survey Methods (6)

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 *Investigating the Modernity of the University Library This activity makes use of a campus-based resource to develop a "capstone" project for a survey sampling course. Students work in small groups and use a complex sampling design to estimate the number... http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/cause/campusbased/examples/14744...
 A Practical Study of the Capture/Recapture Method of Estimating Population Size This article describes the process the of capturing and recapturing of mobile animals in order to estimate population size. http://www.rsscse-edu.org.uk/tsj/bts/dudley2/text.html
 Cartoon: Reading the Polls A cartoon suitable for a course website or classroom use in teaching about sample surveys (election polls). The cartoon is number 500 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe.... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=264
 Cartoon: Straw Poll A cartoon to teach ideas about sample surveys. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=260
 Cartoon: Survey Animation This four slide animation deals with the difficulty of drawing random samples. The cartoon animation was drawn by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=344
 Cartoon: Survey Humor A cartoon for general use with discussions of election polls. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Steve MacEachern (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=17
 Cartoon: Suurhusen or Pisa A cartoon that can be used in teaching about forced choice survey questions. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=363
 Cartoon: The Eden Poll A cartoon to teach about the difference between a sample and a census where sampling variation is not present. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=23
 Cartoon: The Margin of Error A cartoon to teach about the margin of error for sample surveys. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=2
 Cartoon: Thoughtful Survey A cartoon to teach about ambiguous reporting of survey information. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=163

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