View ChangingMinds.org Choosing a Sampling Method (http://changingminds.org/expl
View ChangingMinds.org Choosing a Sampling Method (http://changingminds.org/explanations/research/sampling/choosing_sampling.htm) page.
You are on a committee to determine if the school community would support a bond referendum to increase taxes for the school. You need to determine the “feel” of the community. Write a 1- to 2-page essay on how
you would set up a sampling procedure to assess the situation. Use your
local school as an example and in your writings, include responses to the following areas:
True Sample Number
Actual Sample Number
Process for implementing a true random sample representative of the school’s community
Process for implementing a stratified random sample—what categories would you include and why would they be critical to know
Process for implementing a cluster sample—how would you perform a cluster sample, what would be included and why
Be specific in your approach using citations and references to validate your justification.