A museum of arts in a large city wants to conduct a study of museum patrons' attitudes concerning its collection of exhibits. What survey method would you suggest? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:48 pm ad1c9bdddf
In this case, we have to deduce the sample size of patrons of a museum. A patron is a person who would financial support the museum, so even in a large museum, there is a probably only a small number of patrons (under 100). As well, our target audience is a convenience sample (we are not out to look for a random sample of people, our sample is self selected for us).
So this means that we we do not need to do a mass email survey to get a random sample of people. Our methodology can be more intimate in nature.
We have a few choices:
A) We can telephone the patrons. This would work for several reasons. Firstly, when the surveyor calls the patrons, ...
Survey method attitudes and exhibits are determined.