Research Methods Class

Course Content
9. Proposal Writing
11. Structure of Chapter Five of Thesis or Dissertation
Research Methods Course
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Systematic sampling design is another random sampling design where the selection of subjects is dependent on a system. The system is to select every nth or kth number and then selecting at equal intervals until an adequate sample is achieved.

To determine n or k, we divided the sample size from the population. It is also important to note that the starting point is randomly selected and not necessarily the first on the list.

This lesson discusses the following:

  1. The meaning of systematic random sampling design
  2. Steps followed when using systematic random sampling design
  3. Strengths and limitations of systematic random sampling design.
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