The Virtual Course on Sample Designs organized by Action against Hunger and taught by experts from GIS4tech, a Spin-Off of the University of Granada with funding from the Directorate General of Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid of the European Commission (ECHO) offers a practical and conceptual approach to the development of household-level surveys; it aims to contribute to building the competencies of professionals in humanitarian organisations, academia and public sector entities involved in the management of FNS information in Central America and Venezuela by providing them with the tools to develop rigorous statistical data analysis and to learn in a practical way the different types of statistical sampling techniques and strategies to work on their application in research settings.
The course addresses the foundation of the conceptual, practical and methodological concepts on probability sampling, sample design, calculation of the sample size and steps to be followed by sampling type, y en el se utiliza contenido adaptado y actualizado, se combinan recursos para facilitar el aprendizaje y se proporciona un certificado de asistencia/aprovechamiento de la formación. El curso está organizado para equipos técnicos de Acción Contra el Hambre Vinculados a la gestión y análisis de información en Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
To provide students with the conceptual, practical and methodological foundations for the statistically rigorous management of probability sampling applied to the field of research.