Exploring further online
- An invaluable collection of resources relevant
to students of statistics, including links to journal articles, guidelines
for choosing statistical analysis and examples of data analysis.
- Includes guides to SPSS, SAS, Stata and R
amusing site demonstrates how the use of statistics and presentation of
numbers can be misleading.
- An article on the pitfalls of data analysis:
- A blog about data analysis in the social
- Information for students about statistics and
issues in research.
Online tools for analysis
- Free online tool for statistical analysis.
- A collection of Java applets – including
statistical analysis tools, and interactive examples for learning.
- VassarStats website for Statistical
Computation provides a range of online tools for analysing data, with
useful notes on each type of test.
- Statistical applications for online computation
of statistics, including standard deviations, percentiles, means, t tests,
and random sampling and assignment.
- Information on Pearson's r, Chi-Square, t-tests,
and ANOVA. The page also hosts Excel templates which are designed to
calculate these statistical tests step-by-step, allowing students who need
to calculate these tests by hand to check their work.
- A guide to analyzing data and interpreting
various statistical tests:
- SPSS online training workshop:
useful aid to understanding how to run statistical procedures using SPSS
for Windows. There are some very informative tutorials and activities on
this site, including demonstrations of how to run analyses.
- The R website, with links to download and
extensive information and guidelines
- Google’s R style guide aims to make R code
easier to read and use