SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentJunior Class of Department of Statistics
Course NameSurvey Sampling
Course TypeSelectively
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Week     Course Theme             Content and Reading Assignment      Activity and Homework       In-class H.      Off-class H.

1   Introduction                            Introduction                                           None                                3.0                    4.5

2   Elements of the Sampling    Technocal terms, How to select sample,  Chapter 2 #7,11,2125,      3.0                    4.5

Problem Source of errors in Surveys, Designing 27,30
  a questionnaire, planning a survey

3  A Review of Some Basic          Summarizing information in population and Chapter 3 #6,10,15     3.0                    4.5

Concepts samples:the infinite population case,

Summarizing information in population and,

                                                     samples:the finite population case

4   A Review of Some Basic         Sampling distributions, covariance and     Chapter 3 #22,25,26         3.0                    4.5

Concepts corellation,estimation
5 Simple Random Sampling How to draw a simple random sample, Chapter 4 #2,5,11,14,19 3.0        4.5

                                                     Estimation of a population mean and total,

6    Simple Random Sampling     Selectingthe sample size for estimating      Chapter 4 #22,27,35,38,      3.0                    4.5

                                                     population means and totals                                     45,49

7   Stratified Random Sampling   How to draw a stratified random sample,      Chapter 5 #1, 5, 10, 16,    3.0                    4.5

                                                      Estimation of a population means and totals,       19,22                                                                                                                              ,allocation of the sample,selecting the

                                                      sample size for estimating population

8   Stratified Random Sampling    Estimation of a population proportion,          Chapter 5 #25,29,31,35,     3.0                    4.5

                                                       selecting the sample size and allocating           38,43,49

                                                       the sampe to estimate proportions,additional

                                                       comments on stratified sampling, an optimum

                                                       rule for choosing strata,stratification after

                                                        selsection of the sample.

9   Ratio Regression and               survey that requirethe use of ratio estimators,     Chapter 6 #22,27,35,38,    3.0                    4.5

Difference Estimation ratio estimation using simple random sampling, 45,49

se;ecting the sample size,

10     midterm                                Chapter 1-Chapter 6                                                     All

11   Ratio Regression and          ratio estimation in stratified random sampling,        Chapter 6 #22,27,35,38,   3.0                    4.5

Difference Estimation regression estimation, difference estimation, 45,49

relative efficient estimators

12   Systematic Sampling       How to draw a systematic sample, estimation of a    Chapter 7 #4,10,14           3.0                    4.5

                                                population means and totals,estimation of a

                                                population proportion

13 Systematic Sampling      Selecting the sample size, repeated systematic      Chapter 7 #18,21,24,28      3.0                    4.5

                                             sampling, further discussion of variance estimators.

14  Cluster Sampling          How to draw a cluster sample, estimation of a        Chapter 8 #2,8,14,16,          3.0                    4.5

population means and totals, equal cluster
  sizes:comparison to simple random sampling,

15   Cluster Sampling       Selecting the sample size for estimating population     Chapter 8 #18,24,28,37    3.0                    4.5

                                          means and totals, estimating a population proportion

                                          ,Selecting the sample size for estimating population

                                         proportion, cluster samplig combined with stratification,

                                         cluster sampling with probability proportional to size

16 Two-Stage Cluster ow to draw a two-stage cluster sample, unbiased Chapter 9 #1,4,5,7  3.0         4.5
  estimation of a population mean and total, ratio
  estimation of a population mean, estimation of a
  population proportion Sampling

17   Two-Stage Cluster       sampling equal-suzed clusters, two-stage cluster       Chapter 9 #10,14,16,19   3.0                    4.5

       Sampling                     sampling with probability proportional to size

18 Final Chapter 7-Chapter 9 all

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

To be appointed


Quiz(5)  10%

Homework(8 times, one for each chapter except chapter 1)   30%

Midterm (Chapter 1- Chapter 6) 30%

Final(Chapter 7- Chapter 9) 30%

Textbook & Reference

Scheaffer Mendenhall III, Ott & Gerow(2012) Elementary Survey Sampling. 7th Edition. 華泰書局

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