ERIC Number: EJ1203734
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
Biased Sampling Activity: An Investigation to Promote Discussion
White, Simon R.; Bonnett, Laura J.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v41 n1 p8-13 Spr 2019
The statistical concept of sampling is often given little direct attention, typically reduced to the mantra "take a random sample". This low resource and adaptable activity demonstrates sampling and explores issues that arise due to biased sampling.
Descriptors: Statistical Bias, Sampling, Statistical Analysis, Learning Activities, Probability, Class Activities, Error of Measurement, Ambiguity (Context), Sample Size, Problem Solving
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