Selecting Participants 2.1

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/3/11 Selecting Participants Research Methods PSYC E226 2/1/10
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6/3/11 Learning Objectives Learn the difference between a sample and a population and how they relate Learn the difference between Probability and Non-probability sampling Identify five types of probability
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6/3/11 Who do I want to study? Consider some populations that we have talked about before Middle school children People with depression College students Who are you interested in studying?
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6/3/11 Who to have in the study? For most research, we can not include everyone that we are studying All depressed people will not agree to be in my study; I can’t access them all Population : Every individual with the characteristic of interest Sample : Those people selected to be
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6/3/11 Relationship of Sample and {BA274BC5-86 A-4EA1-8CD2-2BC63FA3D624} Population of interest {1F8 1C0B-6830-4F7A-B79F-8315138DF423} Sample is selected from the population {E7EC74FB-C508-43AF-8F5A-2363A15C9E5D} Sample in the study {347569E7-4650-4B95-898A-5C60DE6ABCE2} Results of the sample are generalized to the populati
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6/3/11 Types of Populations Target Population : All people with the characteristic of interest All middle school students Accessible Population : All of the people the researcher can access with that characteristic
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PSYC E226 taught by Professor Smolowitz during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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