Resources on the Internet
- Center for
Research Methods: An interactive on-line
textbook for an introductory course
in research methods. This site includes links to other web sites
devoted to social
research and research method; an on-line statistical advisor to help
you select the
appropriate statistical test for your data; common research design
full-length research papers; and more for the budding researcher.
from the Center for
Teaching and Learning at the
University of Denver .
Go to this site for a
of statistical concepts.
(STATS): Here you'll learn how statistical and
quantitative information and
research are represented (and misrepresented) by the media, and how
journalists can learn
to convey such material more accurately and effectively. The Vital
newsletter and STATS Spotlight include many interesting articles;
Dubious Data Awards
provide hilarious reading about the misuse of statistics; Newsclips are
examples of mangled and misunderstood data.
Single subject research designs require special
methods of analysis.
Statistics: Concepts, Models, and Applications:
You can read an entire
statistics textbook by David W. Stockburger
- The Journal
Statistics Education: disseminates knowledge
for the improvement of
statistics education at all levels, including primary, secondary,
postgraduate, continuing, and workplace education. It is distributed
in accord with its broad focus, publishes contributions that enhance
the exchange of a
diversity of interesting and useful information among educators,
researchers around the world. The intended audience includes anyone who
statistics, as well as those interested in research on statistical and
reasoning. You can read their full text articles on-line.
Research Methods Knowledge Base: This is a
textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory
undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods.