A sample of sampling  

gwsampleConvenience sampling or random sampling?  Simple random sampling – or stratified or clustered random sampling?   Academic Medicine recently published an infographic to describe these methods of sampling and their use in health sciences education.

 

This graphic provides a description of each method of sampling, as well as a snapshot of the pros and cons.

 

Crandall, S., Bushardt, R., & Ip, E. (2016). Key Sampling Issues in Quantitative Research in Health Professions EducationAcademic Medicine91(12), e6.

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