Jim's Favorite Websites  (Updated December 31, 2013)


Statistics Topical Websites                                                                       Fun with Statistics Websites

    Animated Statistics Demonstrations                     Archives of Statistics Fun

    Center for Informed Decision Making                    Let's Make a Deal:  Applet (probability exercise)

    Correlation & Regression Part 1  Part 2  Part 3        Let's Make a Deal:  Explained

    Descriptive Statistics                                 LottoRobics (test your lottery numbers)

    Inferential Statistics                                 Math Mistakes

    Nature of Chance                                       Polling:  20 Questions to Ask about Poll Results

    New View of Statistics (Type I and II Errors)          Polling:  Doing it WRONG

    Nominal vs. Ordinal vs. Interval vs. Ratio             Statistics Games

    Statistics Every Writer Should Know                    Statistics Jokes (by Gary Ramseyer)

    Statistics Glossary                                    Wizard of Odds (how to win in Vegas)

    Statistics Help for Journalists

    Terminology for Statistics


    Tufte's Graphical Principles

    Tufte's Graphical Works

    Tufte:  "Graph of Napoleon's March" by Charles Minard

    Data Mining using SAS Enterprise Miner


Statistics Computation Websites                                                              Statistics Textbook Websites

    Applets, Tutorials & Journals in Statistics            HyperStat Online Textbook

    Free Statistical Software                              Introductory Statistics Textbook

    Resources for Learning SPSS                            Little Handbook of Statistical Practice

    SPSS Starter Kit (UCLA)                                Prism Guide to Interpreting Statistical Results

    SPSS Tutorials and Clips (UCLA)                        StatNotes

    SPSS Tutorial (U of Toronto)                           StatPrimer for BioStatistics (with exercises)

    SPSS Tutorial (Texas A&M)                              StatSoft Electronic Textbook

    SPSS Tutorial & Stats Resources                        SticiGui Online Statistic Textbook

    SPSS Tutorials (incl. selection rules)                 Visual Statistics Textbook

    Statistical Applets

    Statistical Calculators                               

    Statistical Calculators 2

    Web Pages that Perform Statistical Calculations


Research Websites                                                                                    Statistics Resources Websites

    Basic Business Research Methods                        CAUSEweb.org (the Mother Lode of Stats websites)

    Center for Social Research Methods                     How to Choose a Statistical Test

        Data Collection & Analysis                             New View of Statistics

    Dr. John Latham -- Qualitative Researcher              Probability and Statistics Resources

    Evaluating Surveys / Tips                              Statistics on the Web

    HR Survey Questions & Case Studies                     Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources

    Methods in Behavioral Research

    Methods in Evaluation & Social Research

    Mixed Methods Checklist

        Mixed Methods Handbook

    Principles of Questionnaire Construction

    Questionnaires & Surveys -- A Tutorial

     Questionnaire Design & Survey Sampling

     Reliability of Scales: Cronbach Alpha

     Research Writing Tips                               Graduate Student Websites

       Surveys on the Web -- FormSite                                                  Grad Student Resources

    Surveys on the Web -- SurveyMonkey                     Grad School Survival Guide        

    Surveys on the Web -- Zoomerang                        PHinisheD Support Group for Doctors-2-be

    Tips for Qualitative Research                          Rabbit's Dissertation (A PhD Fable)

    Types of Reliability                                   Writing Your Dissertation


Personal Favorites

    Boston Red Sox (for those who love baseball and don't like the Yankees)

    US Air Force Academy Sports (track the Falcons in the Mountain West Conference)

    Learn Magic Tricks (for those who love to dabble with magic)

    Almanac / Year in Review / Etc. (learn about what happened in the year you were born)

    Old-Time Radio Guide (this was "theatre for the mind")

    Old-Time Radio Show Catalog (this was "theatre for the mind")

    Brando Classic Old-Time Radio (this was "theatre for the mind")

    Fun Zone (for those who like computer puzzles & games)

    Andie's Isle Inspirational Music (I Can Only Imagine, Have You Forgotten, et.al.)

    LLERRAH Inspirational Pages (fun and inspirational messages)

    Tangle (Christian and other cool videos)

    Christianbook (Focus on the Family's source for Christian books and dvds)

    Focus on the Family (Focus on the Family)

    American Family Association (Excellent source for those with strong family values)

    One News Now (Conservative news source)

    World Net Daily (Conservative news source)

    Human Events (Conservative news source -- Ronald Reagan's favorite newspaper


Pet Stuff

    Petfinder (find yourself a new best friend nationwide)

    Humane Society of the U.S. (looking out for  your best friends)

    Jacksonville Humane Society (for the petlovers in Jacksonville, FL)

    Pet Friendly Travel (for those who like to travel with their pets)

    PetsWelcome (for those who like to travel with their pets)

    Best Friends Pet Care (a national pet resort and salon)

    Healthy Pet (take care of your pets' health)

    Florida Boxer Rescue (Contact Jennifer Neill JNeill@teainc.org for adoption info)


Tools / Educational

    Academic Jobs (look for a job in the greatest profession)

    Blackboard Help Guides 

    Business Skills from ANSWERS 

    Citation Machine  APA made easy

    Dr. Danielle Babb

    EazyPaper APA Software

    Education Corner Study Skills

    Educator's Reference Desk (tools for the educator)

    Google (great search engine)

    JourneyEd (academic software at a great price)

    Learner Associates (guides for writing proposals, dissertations and theses)

    MERLOT (educational reources for students and teachers, and they're all FREE)

    Mind Tools (essential skills for home, work and school)

    Nuts & Bolts of College Writing (the title says it all)

    Online Resources for Students and Faculty (dozens of excellent links)

    PowerPoint Guidelines (Tips for excellent slide presentations)

    Sampling and Survey Handbook (from the U.S. Air Force)

    Student Internet Library (help for many student needs)

    Teacher Resource Page (Educational resources for Teachers, Parents and Students)

    Wanna Learn (Over 350 categories of free, first-rate, family-safe online tutorials)

    Writer's Reference (Improve your writing, look at model papers)

    Writing Tutorial Services (help with writing a thesis statement)



    Clark Howard (so you can save more, spend less, and avoid getting ripped off)

    Fidelity (very informative financial site, especially for their investors)



    EBay (a fun place to shop)

    Southwest Airlines (the best way to travel)

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