Unit 3 & 4 Assignment

Unit 3 & 4 Assignment - Unit 3 & 4 Assignment 1. The...

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1. The University of Manitoba Student Union is planning to conduct a survey in order to gage students’ opinions on a proposed tuition fee increase. UMSU would like feedback from students from a variety of faculties and departments. For each of the following proposed sampling schemes (a) through (e), identify (i) the type of sample that is obtained and (ii) any types of bias that may be present. (a) A student union representative obtains a list of all students at the university. She randomly selects 500 students and contacts them by telephone to administer the survey. (b) The survey is published in The Manitoban (the student newspaper). There is a website listed where students can go to fill out the survey. (c) A student union representative selects a random sample of five faculties at the university. Within each selected faculty, he randomly selects three departments. In each of those departments, he randomly selects two classes. With the professors’ permission, he goes to each of these classes
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course STAT 1000 taught by Professor Xu during the Spring '12 term at Manitoba.

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Unit 3 & 4 Assignment - Unit 3 & 4 Assignment 1. The...

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