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Similarities Between Sampling Methods

Non-random sampling method
Simple random sampling method
Systematic sampling
Cluster sampling, multistage sampling
Proportionate sampling
Stratified sampling method

1). When the population must serve a specific purpose or need, which happens to be children with autism. From the seven samplings above is there one sampling method that can be used when the population of the research has to be purposively selected?

2). which of the seven sampling methods are similar to and may fall under the category of a Quota sample method? Why are they similar?

3). which of the sampling methods are similar to a Convenience sample method? Why do you feel that they are similar?

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1) When the population must serve a specific purpose or need, the sampling method that can be used when the population of the research has to be purposely selected, would be the non-random sampling method. This is due to the fact that a non-random sampling method would involve researchers developing criteria for the sample pool that they need to utilize, and to specifically select samples from this pool that fit that criteria. This non-random ...

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This solution describes the similarities between differing research sampling methods.

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