Designing A Focused Survey

Designing A Focused Survey

Develop six questions for your survey, to be used in an electronic survey generator.

Required Resources
The following resources are required to complete the assessment.

Capella Resources
Click the links provided to view the following resources:

Data Collection Template.

Suggested Resources
The following optional resources are provided to support you in completing the assessment or to provide a helpful context. For additional resources, refer to the Research Resources and Supplemental Resources in the left navigation menu of your courseroom.

Library Resources
The following e-books from the Capella University Library are linked directly in this course:

Naghshpour, S. (2012). Statistics for economics. New York, NY: Business Expert Press.
Chapter 1, “Descriptive Statistics,” pages 1–28.
Urdan, T. C. (2005). Statistics in plain English (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Chapter 1, “Introduction to Social Science Research and Terminology,” pages 1–6.
Course Library Guide
A Capella University library guide has been created specifically for your use in this course. You are encouraged to refer to the resources in the MAT-FP2001 – Statistical Reasoning Library Guide to help direct your research.

Internet Resources
Access the following resources by clicking the links provided. Please note that URLs change frequently. Permissions for the following links have been either granted or deemed appropriate for educational use at the time of course publication.

Easton, V. J., & McColl, J. H. (n.d.). Statistics glossary. Retrieved from
Basic Definitions.
Presenting Data.
Lane, D. M. (n.d.). Online statistics education: A multimedia course of study. Retrieved from
Introduction. (2014). Statistics tutorial. Retrieved from
What Are Variables?
Probability Distributions: Discrete vs. Continuous.
Survey Sampling Methods.
Introduction to Survey Sampling.
Stratified Random Sampling.
What Is Cluster Sampling?
StatSoft, Inc. (2013). Electronic statistics textbook. Tulsa, OK: Author. Retrieved from
Getting Started With Statistics Concepts.
Bookstore Resources
The resource listed below is relevant to the topics and assessments in this course and is not required. Unless noted otherwise, this resource is available for purchase from the Capella University Bookstore. When searching the bookstore, be sure to look for the Course ID with the specific –FP (FlexPath) course designation.

Bennett, J. O., Briggs, W. L., & Triola, M. F. (2014). Statistical reasoning for everyday life (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
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