Ch 5: Resources & Examples


Examples of Sampling

Monitoring the Future (a Multistage Random Sample, Longitudinal Trend Study of American Youth)

Distribution of M&M Colors

Gallup Poll Sampling Issues

Problems with 2016 US Presidential election polls

Pollsters Haven’t Changed Anything after 2016 election

Cell phones and polling issues

Conventional Wisdom Contaminating Polls (FiveThirtyEight)


Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)

“UP” Series of Movies (British Longitudinal Panel interviews)

Canadian Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth

Research Design: Sampling, Weighting, Methodology in LGBT study



How to Use a Random Number Table (video)

Random Number Generator

Random Playing Card Generator

Non-Probability Sampling Methods


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