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RESEARCH SUPPORT ONLINE

Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Participatory Action Research Methods
Perfecting Your Research Manuscript
Guidelines for Writers of Research Papers

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Khan Academy Online ---Youtube Statistics Training Videos
Online Statistics Textbooks
In Print: Popular Statistics Textbooks and Study Guides
Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis
Online Statistical Analysis Tools
Online Databases and Statistics
Online Statistics Communities and Answer Boards
Statistics Training & Tutoring Worldwide


Khan Academy on Youtube –Statistics Training Videos
The Khan Academy includes an extensive number of short training videos on most elements of basic and intermediate statistics for research. These are best use to support your textbook presentations.






ONLINE STATISTICS TEXTBOOKS

Statistical Thinking for Managerial Decisions, Prof. Hossein Arsham
This website is a course in statistics appreciation to help those in business acquire the statistical way of thinking. It contains various useful concepts and topics at many levels of learning statistics for decision-making under uncertainties. The cardinal objective for this site is to increase the extent to which statistical thinking is merged with managerial thinking for good decision making under uncertainty.

Computer-Assisted Statistics Teaching
CAST contains several different textbooks that teach statistical methods. They all take a data-focused approach to the subject and use minimal mathematics. CAST makes extensive use of interactive diagrams to help explain the statistical concepts.

StatPrimer 6.2 by B. Burt Gerstman
An excellent online statistics text. Includes a wide array of introductory and intermediate topics, as well as discussions of sample size and data analysis. Also includes probability tables.

Introductory Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications by David W. Stockburger
This online statistics text includes an extensive treatment of measurement and measurement scales with presentation of frequency polygons, models of frequency polygons, the normal curve, and statistics. In addition, the presentation of transformations, linear transformations, and then linear regression follows a natural progression of material. This Web Edition presents copious examples of the use of SPSS/WIN 7.0 to do statistical procedures and a presentation of hypothesis testing.

Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics by David M. Lane
Includes HyperStat Online, an online statistics book with links to other online statistics resources. Also includes demonstrations and examples of simulations and demonstrations, case studies, and laboratory analyses.

Hyperstat Online Statistics Textbook
David M. Lane's online text includes an introduction to statistics. This excellent resource also includes a built-in search function, instructional demos, exercises and problems, statistics help and link to online statistical analysis tools. Topics cover discussions of univariate and bivariate data, introduction to probability, normal distribution, sampling distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, logic in hypothesis testing, hypothesis testing with standard errors, power, ANOVA, prediction, Chi Square, distribution free tests and measurement of effect size.

Electronic Statistics Textbook from StatSoft, Inc.
This online text offers training in the understanding and application of statistics. The material was developed at the StatSoft R&D Department based on many years of teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses and covers a wide variety of applications, including laboratory research, business statistics and forecasting, social science statistics and survey research, data mining, engineering and quality control applications, and many others. The electronic textbook begins with an overview of the relevant elementary (pivotal) concepts and continues with a more in depth exploration of specific areas of statistics, organized by "modules," accessible by buttons, representing classes of analytic techniques. A glossary of statistical terms and a list of references for further study are included.

Learning Statistics Online: Tools for Teaching Science, Methods, & Statistics
This site provides free tools for teaching and learning science, methods, and statistics online.

A New View of Statistics, Will G Hopkins
New original approaches to statistics for researchers: the examples are taken from exercise and sport science, but the principles apply to all empirical sciences.

Introduction to Statistics by John A. Knox and Alexandra Estrella
An excellent statistics book online.

Teach/Me Data Analysis, by Hans Lohninger
This site provides a clear presentation of data analysis and the techniques of analysis.

CyberStatsv3: An Introduction to Statistics by CyberGnostics, Inc.
This site includes a fully interactive fee-based electronic statistics textbook.

Robert Niles' Statistics Every Writer Should Know
This site houses a simple guide to understanding basic statistics, for journalists and other writers who might not know math.

Statnotes: Topics in Multivariate Analysis, by G. David Garson
This electronic statistics textbook was written for a public administration course. It makes use of the "Frequently Asked Questions" format and includes some SPSS code. The online text discusses a wide array of subtopics in statistics.

Topics in Statistical Data Analysis
This site offers information on statistical data analysis. It describes time series analysis, popular distributions, and other topics. It examines the use of computers in statistical data analysis. It also lists related books and links to related Web sites.

IN PRINT: POPULAR STATISTICS TEXTBOOKS AND STUDY GUIDES

1st Course in Probability (7th), Sheldon M. Ross

Introduction to Probability Models, Sheldon M. Ross

Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, David Moore, George P. McCabe

Mathematical Statistics And Data Analysis, John A. Rice

Probability and Random Processes For Electrical Engineering, Albert Garcia

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Jay L. Devore

Probability and Stochastic Processes, Roy D. Yates, David J. Goodman

Statistical Mechanics, R. K. Pathria

Statistics, David Freedman, Robert Pisani, Roger Purves

Statistics for the Terrified, Prentice Hall (ISBN: 0130983403)

The Basic Practice of Statistics, David Moore


STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR DATA ANALYSIS

Student's t-Test
Chi-Square
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Regression Analysis
Correlation
Advanced Statistical Tests

VERY BASIC STATISTICS
Business Statistics from Wikipedia
Descriptive Statistics with Software
Stem and Leaf Plots and Diagrams

STUDENT'S T-TEST
The T-Test by William M.K. Trochim
T-Test Online by Helios
Student's t-test from Wikipedia

CHI-SQUARE
Chi Square from Wikipedia
SixSigmaFirst: The Chi Square Goodness-Of-Fit Test
Chi Square to P Calculator
Learning by Simulations: Distribution Calculator
West: Chi Square Calculator

ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (ANOVA)
SixSigmaFirst ANOVA
SixSigmaFirst Analysis of Means
Analysis of Variance from Wikipedia

REGRESSION ANALYSIS
SixSigmaFirst Regression Analysis Online Textbook
Curve Expert Software
Curvefit: Online ten-point demo
Curvefit: Online Nonlinear Regression Textbook
The R Project for Statistical Computing Software
Insightful S-PLUS Software Demo
Systat 11 Regress Software Trial Version
Mazoo's Linear Regression Learning Blog
Learning by Simulation: Regression of Weakly Correlated Data
Regression Analysis from Wikipedia

CORRELATION
Understanding Correlation, by R.J. Rummel
Online Demo of Scattergram
Hans Lohninger's Pearson Correlation Coefficient
Learning by Simulations Correlation Coefficient
Correlation from Wikipedia

ADVANCED STATISTICAL TESTS
GraphPad.Com: When to use advanced statistical tests
David C. Howell Multiple Comparisons
Fisher's Least Significant Difference Test Explained
Pearson's Correlation Coefficient by Hans Lohninger.....See also Wikipedia
Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient....see also Rank Correlation by Wikipedia

ONLINE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS TOOLS

Thomson Learning
Students will find test prep materials, textbooks, study guides and other materials to achieve academic success. College level distance learning solutions are also available.

Statistical Calculators by Balasubramanian Narasimhan
This site maintains an array of statistical online computational resources (SOCR) and calculators.

Statistical Analysis Tools
Online statistical tools by various authors operate on Macintosh, Windows, and Unix operating systems. Tools include general statistical analysis programs, power analysis tools, statistical tables, description of univariate data, correlation and regression analysis, curve fitting, and distribution-free tests.

StatPages.net
This site presents a massive array of webpages comprising a powerful, conveniently-accessible, multi-platform statistical software package. The site also includes links to online statistics books, tutorials, downloadable software, and related resources, all freely accessible.

ONLINE DATABASES AND STATISTICS

Finding International Statistics Online
Many governments and international organizations are putting their statistical data on the Internet. The majority of the sources listed on this site are free-of-charge and accessible to anyone with access to the World Wide Web.

Statistical Resources Online
This site provides a categorical listing of statistics online, including an experimental statistics database. The site is provided by University of Michigan Library Documents Center.

The Statistics Portal
This site, developed by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an international organization helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalized economy. The site provides free access to some OECD databases, as well as extracts from other databases, classified by topic.

FedStats
This site is a gateway to a full range of publicly available statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. The site includes searchable links to statistical databases, maps, press releases and other data resources.

U.S. Census Bureau: 10 Years on the Web
This site contains an extensive collection of data on the U.S. population, including economic and business data.

United Nations Statistics Division
This site compiles statistics from international sources and produces global updates including yearbooks in specialized fields of statistics.

National Statistics
This site offers a comprehensive range of official statistics and information on the UK's economy, population and society at national and local level.

e-Academy's Minitab Center
This is one of the leading statistical analysis software packages worldwide. Its advanced graphics engine allows unsurpassed flexibility in displaying data output, yet remains incredibly easy to use. Free demonstration and trial version available.

Statistics Online Computational Resource (UCLA)
Students and trainees may find the SOCR class notes, analyses, computational and graphing tools extremely useful in their learning/practicing pursuits.

ClickZ Stats Stats Toolbox
The Web's richest source for trends and statistics.

ONLINE STATISTICS COMMUNITIES AND ANSWER BOARDS

Cramster Answer Board
Includes a statistics study community where members can easily ask and answer questions using Cramster's equation and diagram editor. The first study community of its kind. Now you can ask or answer your toughest homework questions.

Ask Dr. Math about College Statistic
This mathematics forum online may have answers to some of your basic and intermediate questions about statistics.

STATISTICS TRAINING & TUTORING WORLDWIDE

The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Statistics
Last Minute Tutoring: College Statistics
Find Statistics Tutors Online-Affordable
Fee-Based Basic Statistical Tutoring

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Online Qualitative Research Textbooks
Qualitative Research Bibliographies
Qualitative Techniques for Research and Data Analysis
Online Qualitative Analysis Tools
Online Qualitative Databases
Online Qualitative Research Communities and Answer Boards
Qualitative Research Training & Tutoring Worldwide

ONLINE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH TEXTBOOKS & ARTICLES

Online Textbooks

The Qualitative Methods Workbook
An "e-text" prepared for a college course in qualitative research. Includes sections on structural analysis, observation, interviewing, and other techniques.

Online Articles

Kerlins Qualitative Research Bibliography
Developing Methods of Verification, by Project for Excellence in Journalism
Introduction to Narrative Methods by David M. Boje
Can Sociological Research Be Qualitative, Critical and Valid? by David Wainwright
Qualitative Research in Information Systems Section Editor: Michael D. Myers

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH INFORMATION

The Qualitative Report
Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet
Sage Publications
Narrative Psychology Basics
Association for Qualitative Research
Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet
Cornell Participatory Action Research Network
QualPage
International Journal of Social Research Methodology
Qualitative Sociology Review
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
Research Resources for the Social Sciences
Research Resources Net
Beginners Guide to Semiotics
Social Research Update
Forum: Qualitative Social Research
The Open Memo Pages of Grounded Theory Methodology
Evaluation and Social Research Methods
DeLyser's Bibliography for Qualitative Research
References on Case Studies
References on Ethnographic Research
References on Grounded Theory
References on Narratives and Metaphors
References on Interpretive Research

ONLINE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH COMMUNITIES & ANSWER BOARDS

Forum: Qualitative Social Research
FQS is a peer-reviewed open-access multilingual online journal for qualitative research. The main aim of FQS is to promote discussion and cooperation among qualitative researchers from different countries and social science disciplines.

Kerlins' Qualitative Research Discussion Lists
Includes an exhaustive list of discussion groups that focus upon an array of qualitative research methodologies.

PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH METHODS

Participatory Research Research Online Information
Participatory Research Methods
Participatory Research: Annotated Bibliography
Participatory Research: Strategies and Tools
PAR: Understanding Systems
The Role of Community-Based Participatory Research
Action Research – On Line References and Resources

PERFECTING YOUR RESEARCH MANUSCRIPT

Correcting Rags, Widows, and Orphans in Your Research Manuscript

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