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Data Collection -- Sampling and Survey Issues

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

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View Resource Cartoon: What I learned in Stat Class

A cartoon to teach basic ideas about survey sampling. The cartoon is #1271 in the web comic Piled Higher and Deeper by Panamanian cartoonist Jorge Cham (1976- ): see www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1271. It originally appeared in that series on January 20, 201. Free for use in classrooms and course websites with acknowledgement (i.e. "Piled Higher and Deeper" by Jorge Cham...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=380
View Resource DISCUSS: Discovering Important Statistical Concepts Using SpreadSheets

This collection of modules uses spreadsheets to teach statistical topics like Charts and Graphs, The Binomial Distribution, The Poisson Distribution, Sampling, Regression and Correlation, Buffon's Needle, Coupon Collecting, Critical Path Analysis, Sampling Methods, and Dice.

http://nestor.coventry.ac.uk/~nhunt/home/
View Resource Gallery: Reinterpreting Johannes Vermeer

A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Woman Holding a Balance by Johannes Vermeer (1662-63) with the statistical caption "Sample balancing: "A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.", Proverbs, 11:1" This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions discussed in the paper "How art helps to understand...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=381
View Resource Poem: Statistics

"Statistics" is a poem by Canadian physician Neil Harding McAlister (1952 - ). The poem contains material that can help with class discussions about sample surveys, medical experiments, and significance testing.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=349
View Resource Quote: Clark on Advertising

"Asked about the power of advertising in research surveys, most agree that it works, but not on them." A quote by British Journalist and author Eric Clark from his book The Want Makers: Inside the World of Advertising, Penguin Books (1988) page 13.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=141
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