Volunteer Sample

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  • Sampling Method: Volunteer
    • A sample where the participants self-select, they volunteer to take part in the research often responding to an advert.
    • The researcher may place an advert in a newspaper or on a noticeboard and participants respond to the advert.
      • Quick, easy and cheap to recruit participants.
      • Can target specific populations
      • Biased sample all participants may share certain characteristics
      • Where the advert is placed, may affect representativeness.


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