BSHS 435 Week 2 Sampling and Data Collection in Research Paper

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BSHS 435 Week 2 Sampling and Data
Collection in Research Paper

Read Ch.
5 and Ch. 7 of Applied Social Research.

Complete theUniversity
of Phoenix Material:Sampling and Data Collection in Research Paper.

Sampling
and Data Collection in Research Paper


 

Refer to Ch. 5 and 7 of Applied Social
Research

 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper
describing observation and measurement as they relate to human services
research.

 

Address each of the
following points in your paper:

 

1.    
Sampling

·        
What
is the purpose of sampling?

o   
What are the fundaments of
sampling?

o   
Give an example (identifying the characteristics) of one type of
probability and nonprobability sampling presented in Ch. 6 of Applied Social Research.

·        
How
can you avoid bias when selecting samples for human services research?

2.    
Data Collection

·        
Describe
the scales of measurement used in research.

·        
What
are the types of reliability? Provide examples of the types of reliability as
they apply to human services research or to human services management research.

·        
What
are the types of validity? Provide examples of these types of validity as they
apply to human services research or to human services management research.

·        
Why
is it important to ensure that data collection methods and instruments are both
reliable and valid?

·        
What
are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the following:

o   
Telephone surveys

o   
Online surveys

o   
Focus groups

o   
Surveys via websites

·        
Which
of the above examples of survey research you would like to use if you were
collecting data, and why?

 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA
guidelines and include at least two references. 


 
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