ERIC Number: EJ875482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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The Importance of Introductory Statistics Students Understanding Appropriate Sampling Techniques
Menil, Violeta C.
AMATYC Review, v26 n2 p38-52 Spr 2005
In this paper the author discusses the meaning of sampling, the reasons for sampling, the Central Limit Theorem, and the different techniques of sampling. Practical and relevant examples are given to make the appropriate sampling techniques understandable to students of Introductory Statistics courses. With a thorough knowledge of sampling techniques, students are equipped with the necessary tools to undertake basic research.
Descriptors: Sampling, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Research Methodology, Community Colleges, Statistics, Introductory Courses, Research Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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