Using the research topic, athletic participation effect on academic performance, describe some of the
characteristics you would look for in the case selected for study if you were to use (ALL THREE–A description
(a) extreme or deviant case sampling,
(b) critical case sampling, AND
(c) typical case sampling.
A researcher at Northern Arizona University decides to conduct a survey of student satisfaction with a new
course on global cultural knowledge that must be taken by all undergraduates. The researcher sends out a
broadcast e-mail to all students and places flyers all around campus announcing the survey. A total of 17% of
students reply to the survey after two weeks and the researcher reports that the global cultural knowledge
class is a resounding success.
Based on our reading of how sampling affects research, what are some of the concerns or issues you would
raise about the study?
Please see the attached readings to answer Part B