Other Statistical Websites
Google and YouTube are your friends – you can find information and explanations (much of excellent quality) on virtually any topic of interest. Here are some of our favorite links.
- Dance of the p-values by Geoff Cumming is an unforgettable multimedia masterpiece. Additional videos that accompany his book on The New Statistics can be found on YouTube.
- Khan Academy includes thousands of short video presentations (most are about 10-12 minutes) on a wide range of topics in science and mathematics, including more than 100 on statistics and probability.
- coursera provides many excellent free online courses, including statistics, data science, and programming.
- μ-Tube by Andy Field provides clear and entertaining explanations on many statistical topics, with humor that may amuse, annoy, or offend.
- Open Online Statistics Courses will take you to links to free statistics courses, compiled by Jasmine Parker.
- David Howell’s Statistical Homepage An author of popular statistics textbooks, Howell offers data sets, exercises, archived discussion lists, lists of errors, and examples that correspond with the texts. The resources may be used independent of the texts.
- College-level booklets on many statistical topics David Garson provides .pdf and/or Kindle versions of papers on a wide range of statistical topics. Many of the papers are free for registered users, though the Kindle versions are not.
- The Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics contains statistical simulations and Hyperstat, an online text book.
- Karl Wuensch’s Statistical Help Page has a vast number of links to statistics resources, including discussions of specific topics.
- Alan Reifman’s Collection of Practical Statistical Resources includes links to a wide range of useful resources.
- Choosing the Right Statistical Test from UCLA is a table depicting guidelines for choosing the appropriate statistical test, with links to guides on how to conduct the corresponding test in SAS, Stata, and SPSS.
- CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education) is an excellent source of resources, professional development, and research in support of teaching statistics. Also see CAUSE Resources
- Merlot (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is a portal to a collection of peer reviewed online learning resources, with over 1000 statistics resources.
- Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) at UCLA provides online aids for statistics education, technology based instruction, and statistical computing. Resources include applets, computational and graphing tools, and instructional materials.
- Journal of Statistics Education Information Service is the homepage for the Journal of Statistics Education Information Service from which users can access the journal and other resources.
- ARTIST (Assessment Resource Tool for Improving Statistical Thinking) provides assessment resources for teaching introductory statistics courses, including an assessment builder that generates test items drawn from a database. Be sure to consider the CAOS test.
- Archives of EDSTAT-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU A free subscription allows participation in ongoing discussions and access to archived discussion since 1991 regarding teaching and learning statistics.
- Teaching Statistics and Research Methods: Tips from ToP is an organized collection of over 100 articles on statistics and research methods from the journal Teaching of Psychology, from the years 1999 through June 2012.
- British Government Statistical Services includes links to better data presentation and open data sets.
- David Kenny’s Structural Equation Modeling site is a good source for information on structural equation modeling and much more.
- Multiple Imputation Online discuses multiple imputation, a technique for dealing with missing data.
- Gallery of Data Visualization is maintained by Michael Friendly, York University — the good, the bad, and the ugly of graphing techniques in statistics.
- Big Data Visualization: Review of the 20 Best Tools is provided by Edoardo L’Astornina
- Andrew Hayes provides PROCESS, a wonderful SPSS macro for analysis of simple, complex, and very complex mediation and moderation models.
- p-rep Excel workbook downloads Peter Killeen’s Excel workbook for computing p-rep (probability of replication) from raw data or summary statistics.
- Statistical Methods of Rater Agreement covers a range of topics related to rater agreement, including latent class analysis, Kappa, and odds ratio.
- Raynald’s SPSS Tools offers an FAQ and many tips to help out the SPSS user. Includes example syntax, macros, and scripts.
- Free Statistical Software is a listing of software packages that generally offer more specialized analysis capabilities than those available in the major packages.
- Tutorials for R R is a free but very powerful statistical and graphical programming language. There is a large and enthusiastic user base who provide extensive support with tutorials and sample programs.
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