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Chance: A Statistical Literacy Course Introductory probability statistics course developed cooperatively by Middlebury, Grinnell, Spelman, University of California San Diego, University of Minnesota and Dartmouth. The aim of CHANCE is to make students more informed, and critical, readers of current news that uses probability and statistics as reported in daily newspapers and current journals and magazines.
Code-A-Text A commercial software system to code and analyze texts and recordings. The software package was written to help in the training of psychotherapists. It was originally designed to facilitate the analysis of therapeutic conversations where clinicians, teachers and research workers wanted to understand the ideas and structures underlying the "texts". Recently, Code-A-Text has been applied to other types of "texts", including process (field notes), responses to open ended questionnaires and reports. Code-A-Text supports the coding of documents, transcripts or sound files. The multimedia version also supports video and pictures.
Computer Programs Used in Ethnography This is a collection of freeware available to study ethnography.
How to Study Statistics Paul Hutchinson, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University (USA).
HyperRESEARCH "HyperRESEARCH eliminates the repetitive paperwork of traditional qualitative research methods. You concentrate on the message -- instead of the media. HyperRESEARCH lets you:
Code any amount of data any number of times
Retrieve and manipulate portions of coded source material
Test propositions about the data on any code or combination of codes using Boolean searches
Test hypotheses about the overall meaning of your data using artificial intelligence
Print or export the retrieved data to a word processor, spreadsheet or statistical package."
Introductory Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications This is an online text book, written by David W. Stockburger, Southwest Missouri State University.
Probability Web "The Probability Web is a collection of pages maintained by Phil Pollett to serve people with interests in probability theory and its applications. Information is presented under the following headings: Probability links, Abstracts, Listservers, Newsgroups, People, Jobs, Journals, Software, Books, Booksellers, Conferences, Publishers and Miscellaneous. There is also a rudimentary search engine."
QUADAS Qualitative Data Analysis Software. A project is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and has no commercial links to any software developer or supplier. It aims to disseminate an understanding of the practical skills needed to use software which has been designed to assist qualitative data analysis (e.g field research, ethnography, text analysis). The project also provides a variety of media where the debate surrounding associated methodological and epistemological issues, can take place. The site provides demo versions of various qualitative analysis packages, a bibliography, short courses, software training courses, advisory help-line, and a newsletter.
Rainer's Home Page for Statisticians A good collection of references from Rainer Würlander. With www resources, mailing lists and newsgroups, statistical associations and organizations, statistical departments and institutes, statistical software, and contacts to statisticians.
Self-Paced Statistics Education on the Web "This paper reports an initial effort to develop a self-paced and self-accessed learning aid for a first year undergraduate course in Quantitative Techniques for Surveying students. The approach and philosophy of this course will be described. The process of designing a series of HTML pages and the conversion of the massive number of equations, graphs and tables will be highlighted. The design of an interactive interface whereby students can write back to the teacher for assistance and comments will be presented."
SPSS Data Sets This is a collection of SPSS datasets, with descriptions and suggested analyses.
Statistical Resources on the Web The links are organized by category: Sociology, Labor, Business and Industry, Housing, Demographics, Cost of Living, Education, Health, etc.
Statistics Selector Program Find out how many variables a problem involves. The program can be used as an exploratory tool when first thinking about statistical analyses, and as an aid to educating students on the selection of the correct statistical technique.
Statistics and Social Science Group at NYU Part of the Academic Computing Facility at New York University, the Social Science Group offers information about using SAS, SPSS, statistical packages in general, and more.
Statistics and Statistical Graphics An extensive topic-based collection of resources for statistics, statistical graphics, and computation related to research, data analysis and teaching. Editor: Michael Friendly (York University).
Statistics Selector Program Find out how many variables a problem involves. The program can be used as an exploratory tool when first thinking about statistical analyses, and as an aid to educating students on the selection of the correct statistical technique.
SURFSTAT An online Stat 101 statistics book with additional Internet sites listed. University of Newcastle, Australia.