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Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1: Sampling as a research tool

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 145 min), 2 readings
10 videos
1.1 - Research Design and Sampling - Part 119m
1.1 - Research Design and Sampling - Part 216m
1.2 - Surveys and Sampling12m
1.3 - Why Sample At All? - Part 116m
1.3 - Why Sample At All? - Part 210m
1.4 - Why Might We Randomize, and How Might We Do It?15m
1.5 - What Happens When We Randomize?14m
1.6 - How Do We Evaluate How Good a Sample Is?13m
1.7 - What Kinds of Things Can We Sample?9m
2 readings
Help us learn more about you!10m
How to get your questions answered by the instructor in the discussion forums!10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Mere randomization

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 121 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
2.2 - Mere Randomization: A Short History17m
2.3 - The SRS Sampling Distribution - Part 19m
2.3 - The SRS Sampling Distribution - Part 222m
2.4 - Sample Size18m
2.5 - Margin of Error18m
2.6 - Sample Size and Population Size16m
1 reading
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Saving money using cluster sampling

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 168 min)
10 videos
3.1 - Simple Complex Sampling - Choosing Entire Clusters - Part 219m
3.2 - Design Effects and Intraclass Correlation - Part 118m
3.2 - Design Effects and Intraclass Correlation - Part 215m
3.3 - Two-Stage Sampling16m
3.4 - Designing for Two-Stage Sampling - Part 115m
3.4 - Designing for Two-Stage Sampling - Part 28m
3.5 - Dealing With the Real World - Unequal Sized Clusters - Part 115m
3.5 - Dealing With the Real World - Unequal Sized Clusters - Part 210m
3.6 - Sampling Fraction20m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Using auxiliary data to be more efficient

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 81 min)
6 videos
4.2 - Sampling Variance14m
4.3 - More On Grouping15m
4.4 - Allocate Sample8m
4.5 - Other Allocations19m
4.6 - Weights to Combine Across Strata5m
1 practice exercise
Week 430m

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