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Introduction to Sampling and Weighting
|Social Research Association|
Dr Alexandru Cernat
This live online course provides an overview of sampling techniques frequently used in survey designs. (Foundation level) This course uses Zoom software.
By the end of the workshop the participants will:
Sampling is an essential part of research in the social sciences. This course will benefit anyone working with social data or planning to collect their own data. Knowing the basics of sampling will enable practitioners to understand the strengths and limitations of the data they use or want to collect.
Alexandru Cernat is a lecturer in social statistics at the University of Manchester since 2016. He received a PhD in survey methodology from the University of Essex and was a post-doc at the National Centre for Research Methods.
His expertise covers: latent variable modelling, non-response, new forms of data, longitudinal data design, longitudinal analysis.
He has taught from multiple organizations such as the National Centre for Research Methods, European Survey Research Association, International Program in Data Science and the African Institute of Mathematical science.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
£220 Members of SRA pay £165
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Survey Research, Sampling , Survey and Questionnaire Design, Weighting
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