Statistics Web Resources
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Department of Sociology
Statistics Help Page
This website lists some helpful website to learn and review some basic statistics and how to use SPSS, etc. The more general information about statistical software could be found here.
1. Statistics Help
Khan Academy for Stats and Math
Some Youtube for Doing Stats "by Hand"
The following is a list of some of the Youtube clips where we can see how to do statistics by hand and tables.
- Make a Frequency Distribution Table
- How to Find Outliers
- What are the Mean, Median, Mode?
- How to Calculate Standard Error
- Calculate the Variance and Standard Deviation
- What is a Null Hypothesis
- Calculate an Alpha Level
- How to Calculate a Z Score in Statistics
- How to Calculate a Chi Square Statistic
- Find Correlation Coefficient
- Find Regression Equation
2. SPSS Help
Websites for Those Who Like to Click
This is a list of Youtube tutorials where we can see where to click on SPSS.
- SPSS (video 1/6) - Frequency Distributions & Cross Tabulation
- SPSS (video 2/6) - Entering and Viewing Data
- SPSS (video 3/6) - Descriptive Statistics
- SPSS (video 4/6) - Barplots, Histograms & Boxplots
- SPSS (video 5/6) - Hypothesis Tests for Means
- SPSS (video 6/6) - Correlation and Regression
- How to Use SPSS: Data Exploration
- How to Use SPSS: Transform or Recode a Variable
- How to Use SPSS: Transforming Skewed Data Sets
- How To Use SPSS: Spearman Correlation Coefficient
- How to Use SPSS: Chi Square Test for Independence or Crosstabulation
- How to Use SPSS: Standard Multiple Regression
- How to Use SPSS: z Scores
- How to Use SPSS: Logistic Regression
- How to Use SPSS: Factor Analysis
Websites for Those who Like to Use Syntax
- Loading Data, Recoding, etc.
- Descriptive Statistics
- Regression Analysis
- Logistic Regression
- Factor Analysis
3. Resources for Other Statistical Software
Resources for some other statistical software, such as Stata, etc. can be found at http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/.
There are also some free software programs. For example, R is a free statistical software which looks like Stata with free RStudio. The For qualitative analyses, a free software, R package for Qualitative Data Analysis could be an alternative for NVivo or Atlas.ti, etc. There are many free online tutorials for both softwares.
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