Sampling and Data Collection Plan

Jan 20th, 2015
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Sampling Design

Using the scenario and two variables your learning team developed for the Week 2 Business Research Project Part 1 assignment, create a paper of no more than 700 words in which the goal is to submit a random sampling plan in such detail that another researcher could replicate the method.

Discuss the following:

(a) Population (or sample)

(b) The target population from which you will take a sample and brief reasoning why selected

(c) Sampling element which may be conducted through any of the following:

  • Data mining
  • Survey (If a survey is chosen, create a 5-10 question document), or
  • Observation

(d) The sample size

(e) Method of random sampling which may include:

  • Simple
  • Stratified
  • Systematic, or
  • Cluster

Calculate the sample size using a 95% confidence level with a 5% margin of error. The formula is found in your assigned readings.  Place the calculation in the Appendix. 

Discuss how validity (and reliability) will be achieved.

Explain how human subjects will be protected (if applicable).

Data collection

Explain how the data will be physically collected.

Explain where data will be stored and how it will be protected.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Part 1 assignment file 

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