Sampling

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What are the strengths and weakness of Random Sampling?
Strengths; Representative - Everyone has an equal chance, Low Bias - The researcher doesn't select participants personally. Weaknesses; Time - Selecting people takes time, Cost - Accessing lists of names can be expensive.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Stratified Sampling?
Strengths; Low Bias - Researcher doesn't choose the participants themselves, Access - Wide range in target population. Weaknesses; Time - Takes time identifying subcategories, Cost - The technology needed can be expensive.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Time Sampling?
Strengths; Cost - Researcher doesn't need a lot of equipment, Practical - It is easy to do. Weaknesses; Time - Can be time consuming, Biased - The researcher chooses the time.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Opportunity Sampling?
Strengths; Practical - Researcher doesn't have to do must, Cost - The researcher just has to turn up. Weaknesses; Lack of Representative - There is not a wide range, Biased - Researcher might only choose certain people.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Systematic Sampling?
Strengths; Low Bias - Due to random selecting, Access - Range of different people. Weaknesses; Time - It takes time choosing participants, Practical - Human error can occur when choosing the participants.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Snowball Sampling?
Strengths; Cost - Participants find other participants, Practical - Participants ask the questions, researcher doesn't have to do much. Weaknesses; Time - Time consuming waiting for all the answers, Biased - Participants would just ask their friends.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Quota Sampling?
Strengths; Representative - Sampling specific groups, Access - No one is left out. Weaknesses; Time - It's very time consuming, Cost - The technology needed is expensive.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Event Sampling?
Strengths; Practical - Easy to identify events. Access - You have a wide range of participants. Weaknesses; Time - Takes time waiting for event to occur again, Biased; Researcher is deciding everything.
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What are the strengths and weakness of Self-Selected Sampling?
Strengths; Low Bias - Participants choose themselves, Access - Wide range of participants due to advertisement. Weaknesses; Time - Waiting for people to volunteer is time consuming, Cost - It is costly to advertise.
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