2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
STA 311 - Introduction to Survey Sampling
A project-oriented overview of topics related to survey sampling. Topics include sampling and nonsampling errors, questionnaire design, nonprobability and probability sampling, commonly used sampling methods (e.g., simple random, stratified, systematic, cluster), estimating population sizes, and random response models. SAS or a sampling package software will be used. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: STA 216.