This week covers probability and non-probability sampling. Discuss in detail the

characteristics of probability and nonprobability sampling. Discuss the reasons that

researchers would use conditional probability instead of unconditional probability in their


Be sure to support your statements with logic and argument, use at least two peer

reviewed articles and cite them to support your statements. Post your initial response

early and check back often to continue the discussion. Be sure to respond to two of your

peers’ posts as well.

You are required to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this

weekly discussion question and/or your instructor’s response to your posting. These

post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the

content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post answer. Normal course dialogue

doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies, but is expected throughout the course. Answering

all course questions is also required.