Handouts and booklets in statistics for social sciences
- Rich Harris, School of Geographical Sciences and Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), University of Bristol
- Paula Surridge, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol
- Ana Fernandes, University of Sussex
- External links
Rich Harris, School of Geographical Sciences and Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO), University of Bristol
Statistics for Geography and Environmental Science: an introduction in R
- Section 1: Getting Started (9 pages)
- Section 2: Descriptive Statistics (8 pages)
- Section 3: The Normal curve (7 pages)
- Section 4: Inferential Statistics and Hypothesis Testing (12 pages)
- Section 5: Correlation and Regression (13 pages)
Library for R to accompany the above text: SGES_1.0.tar.gz or SGES_1.01.zip
Paula Surridge, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol
- Understanding the Chi-square Test (4 pages)
- Crosstabulations and the Chi-square test: Worked Examples (5 pages)
- Elaborating Relationships: exploring three-way crosstabulations (12 pages)
- Graphs and Charts in Excel and Powerpoint 2007 (27 pages with screenshots)
Ana Fernandes, University of Sussex
- Statistics for Economics and Finance: Course handbook 2009
- Statistics for Economics and Finance: Course handbook 2010
- Revision session: tips and topics
Ron Smith, Birkbeck, University of London
The course booklet Applied Statistics and Econometrics: Notes and Exercises is available through TRUE: Econometrics under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial licence. Sections of interest include 6: Descriptive statistics, 9: Index numbers, 10: Probability, 11: Discrete random variables, 12: Continuous random variables
Kevin McConway, The Open University
One-page introductory essays available through OpenLearn under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence
- Statistics: What is it, or what are they?
- Confusing terms in statistics: "significant" and "reliable"
- Statistics and the media
- Surveys: the Art of the Possible
- Numbers in business
- Performance indicators, targets and league tables
Barbra Ilowsky & Susan Dean, De Anza College, California
Collaborative Statistics is a complete, 627-page statistics textbook available under a Creative Commons Attribution licence.
It can be downloaded in a variety of formats, or viewed online as a series of pages, with some basic interactivity.Back to top
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