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WAK ENG 201: Intermediate Composition: Research

Primary Research (conducting research yourself)

Films on Demand


Sampling, Surveying and Data Analysis (from Films on Demand)

Description: Emma’s band wants to post a music video on YouTube, but they aren’t sure which of their songs should be featured. Emma’s best friend helps them choose by using Facebook contacts to conduct a survey, exploring the concepts of qualitative and quantitative data along the way. Viewers learn how to sample, present, and analyze data; generate histograms, frequency tables, stem and leaf plots; determine the interquartile range; and more. The video also defines random and nonrandom samples, dot and box plots, outliers, and other essential terms.

  1. Sampling Data02:45
  2. Data Types02:40
  3. Column Graphs, Dot Plots, and Histograms04:44
  4. Stem & Leaf Plots, Box Plots, and Summary Statistics05:48
  5. Summary of Sampling, Surveying, and Data Analysis02:09
  6. Credits: Sampling, Surveying, and Data Analysis00:23