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Unit 3 – Survey Sample Size

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Abstract

This is a single paragraph, no indentation is required. The next page will be an abstract; “a brief, comprehensive summary of the contents of the article; it allows the readers to survey the contents of an article quickly” (Publication Manual, 2010). The length of this abstract should be 35-50 words (2-3 sentences). NOTE: the abstract must be on page 2 and the body of the paper will begin on page 3.

Introduction

Provide a brief introduction (2-3 sentences) to the email you are writing for the purposes of previewing what will be covered.

Entertainment Survey

Using a newspaper article from AIU library’s full-text database: National Newspapers (Proquest), create a lecture (with citations) which includes the following: Describe an entertainment poll or survey. Analyze the number of people who participated in the sample compared to the number in the population. Most news articles will not provide information on the number of people surveyed. In this case critique the validity of the results. (Be sure to cite the article which must be from National Newspapers -ProQuest) NOTE: There is a research Guide in the classroom to help with this assignment. Discuss how the results of the survey can be used to tell a story or support an idea of the sponsoring company or media group.

Political Survey

Using polls from one of the following sources:.org/question-search/”>http://people-press.org/question-search/ or.gallup.com/Home.aspx”>http://www.gallup.com/Home.aspx Describe a political poll or survey. Analyze the number of people who participated in the sample compared to the number in the population. Discuss how the results of the survey can be used to tell a story or support an idea of the sponsoring company or media group.

General Survey

Using polls from one of the following sources:.org/question-search/”>http://people-press.org/question-search/ or.gallup.com/Home.aspx”>http://www.gallup.com/Home.aspx Describe a general opinion poll or survey. Analyze the number of people who participated in the sample compared to the number in the population. Discuss how the results of the survey can be used to tell a story or support an idea of the sponsoring company or media group.

Overview

Consider the three surveys presented. Using the knowledge you learned from the textbook, compare and contrast the sample sizes in each of the three surveys mentioned in the post and determine if the samples sizes are appropriate. In your opinion, which appears to be the most valid? (Cite and reference the textbook) This section of the paper will be 2-3 pages in length and each survey or poll described MUST come from AIU Library’s National Newspapers- ProQuest Database and Pew Research Center or Gallup. Please do not use quotes or copy definitions. You will not receive credit for understanding the materials if you use the words of others. Keep in mind that since you did research and you have citations in the body of the post, you must also place a reference list at the end containing the textbook and the articles cited.

Application: Copy of Survey

Create your own 3 question Entertainment or General Opinion Survey using http://www.zoomerang.com/basic/ or another free survey program or http://www.surveymonkey.com/. Secure a minimum of 20 responses. Your survey respondents may be friends, family or classmates. (NOTE: The small sample size was chosen for convenience and as you know is not a valid sample. The goal is for you to create, deploy and analyze a simple survey.) Include a copy of your survey.

Application: Results – Chart 1

Provide charts of your results and describe the 3 charts in words.

Application: Results – Chart 2

Provide charts of your results and describe the 3 charts in words.

Application: Results – Chart 3

Provide charts of your results and describe the 3 charts in words.

Application: Surveys and Business

Explain how the results of your survey can be used by a media group or company. This section of the paper will contain 1 page of text and 3 charts.

Conclusion

Add some concluding remarks-can be a sentence or two.

References

NOTE: The reference list starts on a new page after your conclusion.

For help with formatting citations and references using rules outlined in the APA Manual’s 6th Edition, please check outthe AIU APA guide located under the Interactive Learning section on the left side of the course.

General Form for Electronic References

NOTE: A reference list is presented alphabetically by author’s last name
Note: Some elements of the 6th edition’s style guidelines for electronic resources differ from previously published guidelines.

Electronic sources include aggregated databases, online journals, Web sites or Web pages, newsgroups, Web- or e-mail-based discussion groups, and Web- or e-mail-based newsletters.

Online periodical:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (2000). Title of article. Title of Periodical, xx, xxxxx.
Retrieved month day, year, from source.

EXAMPLE:

Reinartz, Werner, Thomas, Jacquelyn S., Kumar, V. (2005).Balancing acquisition and

resources to maximize customer profitability.Journal of Marketing, v69, Issue 1. Retrieved

6/13/2005, from Business Source Premier.

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