Central tendency, spread, normal distribution, regression analysis, statistics tell stories and it’s important that students learn not only to interpret those stories, but to generate their own meaning from data. There are lots of online resources that can help with both the procedural skills and conceptual understandings required in basic statistics.
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Online Video on Introductory Statistics
1. Statistical distributions and interpreting P values
- P Value Calculator
- Statistical Ratio Calculator
- Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian distributions
2. Analyze continuous data
3. Analyze categorical data
Free Statistics Calculators
Free Textbooks, Articles and Notes
2. Seven Deadly Statistical Sins Even the Experts Make sins
Statistical Software R/SAS/SPSS/STATA
R: R is a very versatile and powerful free software environment for statistical computing and data analysis – it has very valuable data visualization tools as well. It works on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS and though it is mainly driven by coding, yet menu driven options such as R commander are readily available for those starting of. The official website for R: http://www.r-project.org/ [ More to follow…. ]
SPSS: Here are some popular tutorial links for SPSS:
Practice is critical, the more time you spend on SPSS software, the easier (relatively) it gets!
General Notes on Statistics:
If you’re unhappy with the information provided by your statistics textbook, check out StatSoft, http://www.statsoft.com/Textbook or OnlineStatBook, http://onlinestatbook.com/2/index.html, for free online statistics textbooks.
The video below provides insights into managing data from an introductory statistics perspective: