Unit 1 Discussion Question: Introductions and Sampling

Unit 1 Discussion Question: Introductions and Sampling

Please complete the following steps for your first discussion post and response.

As a way of introducing yourselves to the instructor and your peers, please post the following:

Your name and a description of your current job (If not currently employed, what are your employment expectations when you complete your program?)
What degree are you pursuing?
How do you see yourself applying knowledge from this course?
Post a photo of yourself (self-portrait, family or other picture that includes you) If not a self-portrait describe where you are in the picture.
Watch the video segments, Cholesterol Levels (Samples and Surveys, 2017) and Survey Cente r(Samples and Surveys, 2017).
Then complete the following:

Use the Internet to search for opinion polls (non-presidential).
Referencing the recent poll you identified, discuss why you might think the results of the poll might not reflect the opinions of the population from which the sample was drawn.
Be sure to reference the statistical concepts you have learned in this unit and the poll you selected for your post (including the URL).

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

Cite any resources/references in APA formatting that were used in the discussion – if applicable.


Samples and surveys: Against all odds: Inside statistics [Video file]. (2013). Retrieved August 1, 2017, from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=104861&xtid=111536

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