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Snowball Sampling–Don’t Do That!

Follow Geordie and don’t do snowball sampling.  Don’t do that!  Snowball sampling is not random sampling and random sampling is the only procedure that provides optimal possibility for obtaining a representative sample.  Unrepresentative samples cannot provide reliable information and should not be … Continue reading

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Counter Literature to Survey Research

The Counter Literature to Survey Research, which I’m developing in this post, is needed because survey researchers, as well as those who rely on and promote survey research–and that includes a lot of people!–are addicted to asking and answers  and, as we … Continue reading

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