Links to Other Educational and Statistical Web
(Updated 10/02/2015 -- added a link to the College Affordability Guide web site )
- Guide to Online Schools --
Specifically tailored for graduate students, to provide answers to their
online education questions. Has distinct sections on choosing a school,
financial aid options, the application and planning process, an article
comparing Masterís and PhD programs, and test preparation advice.
Guide to Not-for-Profit Online Universities - a guidebook to help new
and returning students understand the online academic landscape and how best
to succeed in an online degree program. Key elements of the guide
- A comprehensive review of the growth of distance education at
- Differences between for-profit and not-for
profit online schools
- An exploration of the most popular online learning
- Scholarships and other financial aid options for online
- Affordable Colleges Online -- provides free higher education
tools and information for current and future college students and their
families. Focusing mainly on the not-for-profit programs, this site provides
guidebooks for veterans, students with disabilities, Hispanic students, and
other college hopefuls; an in-depth financial aid section with articles,
guides, expert Q&As, and walkthroughs of key processes and forms; an
expert-driven, 20-page guide to online learning success; and a directory of
introductory Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from top universities. The
web site contains a Graduate Degree Guidebook to Online Masters Programs that
discusses online master's degrees and program options, and includes helpful
information regarding accreditation, time expectations and deadlines, and
other frequently asked questions.
- College Affordability Guide
-- a web site to help prospective undergrad and graduate students find
affordable, not-for-profit universities. Based on an analysis of over
5,000 colleges and universities in the US, this site helps find the
ones that offer both financial accessibility (the lowest costs for low
and middle income students, as well as flexibility in learning &
credit), and positive outcomes. It focuses on graduation/transfer rates
and loan default rates, with the idea that completing one's studies,
and being able to pay back one's loans, together form a reasonable
baseline for a worthwhile college experience. Ths site contains a full description of the methodology used.
- Guidebook to online degrees from non-profit schools -- part
of the Affordable Colleges Online web site. Lets you search online
degrees & programs from top non-profit colleges and universities.
- Online MBA Programs -- part of the Affordable
Colleges Online web site. MBA career guide tailored to the needs of
current and future MBA students. The guide includes several key sections,
including industry resources, career path outlines, supplemental free online
courses, an MBA specialization matrix, and moreThe developers of this page
worked with two career counselors and an MBA student to create this content
with the intention of providing actionable, relevant, and timely
information.Affordable Online Colleges in America: Rankings & Report
-- Edudemic's web site provides information about the most affordable colleges
online today. 180 online colleges are ranked on student value, price, and
reputation, to determine objectively
how far a dollar takes you at each one. These colleges had the
best balance of low tuition and stellar performance metrics.
- Guide to College Internships -- a student's guide to
skillfully locating, bargaining and accepting Internships. Part of the
site, which also contains several other guides, lists of colleges and
online degrees, and several rankings of colleges by net price,
selectivity, and graduation rates.
Hunter -- a comprehensive listing of online graduate certificates in
instructional design, online teaching, e-learning, and related fields, along
with info on credit hours required, costs, application requirements, and
related masterís programs. The website is free to use and requires no registration.
- Masters Degree
Online Ė Student Information Website -- An informational website for
people who are considering getting a Master's through an online program.
Describes the benefits of getting an online Master's, program accreditation
issues, tips for pursuing an online degree, information about 25 specific
subjects, and links to other resources.
University -- A site with a wide variety of academic-based articles that
take an insightful approach, igniting the educational curiosity in us all.
Not specifically a statistics site, but well worth looking at
Graduate Programs -- A web site with a wide variety of resources for
anyone attending, or thinking about attending, graduate school. Contains
info about how to get into grad school, graduate studies overseas, how to get
a research position, scholarship and grant resources, should you attend?, life
in grad school, online programs, Masters / Doctorates / MBAs, and much more!
- HealthCareSpanish -- a web site to help you learn common phrases and medical terms in Spanish.
- Courses in Writing and Communication, from the Australian College of
Journalism (part of Open Colleges). Provides specialised writing, editing and
media-related training to help aspiring authors, editors and journalists
polish their skills and acquire the commercial savvy needed to succeed.
- Two websites by Jeremy Taylor, dedicated to helping graduate students and
professionals with their statistical analysis or problems.
- StatsMakeMeCry is a place to share ideas and find answers
to your statistical questions. It is intended for information sharing, and
focuses on free content, such as blogs, video tutorials...etc.
is dedicated to providing consultation to those seeking more in-depth
statistical assistance. It offers straight-forward statistical consulting to
students, researchers, and professionals from a variety of disciplines. (It
is not a dissertation writing
- HTML for Beginners -- A nice introduction to HTML,
describing the concept of markup tags, preparing an HTML document, using
meta-tags, basic formatting, hyperlinks and anchors, images, forms and tables.
It also contains links to other HTML resources. Thanks to the young web
designers at the W. B. Goodwin
Community Center for suggesting this resource!
- Facster -- a web site
that makes the Statistical Abstract of the United States easily and fully
- has easy to use key-word searching.
- lets you zero in on the information of interest.
- provides links to source internet sites from your search results.
- contains the entire electronic version of the Abstract, not the
abbreviated tables in the bound edition or the government published .pdf
- presents all data in the same easy to read time-series format, unlike
the published data series, which are all in different formats.
- lets you combine information from different parts of the Abstract.
- allows easy browsing of the Abstractís information.
- lets you bookmark your search results.
- includes the California Statistical Abstract and will continue to grow
with other government statistics.
- Data Shaping
Solutions -- Data Mining Job Board / Data Mining Meta Directory / Analytic
Job Board. Specializing in Business Intelligence, Statistics, Analytics, Data
Management, Data Mining, Data Analysis, SAS Programming, CRM, Artificial
Intelligence, Web Mining, Six Sigma, Operations Research, Risk Management,
Database Marketing and Quant. Also offers a wide array of expertise in design
of experiments, time series, predictive modeling, survey analysis, customer
profiling, pattern recognition, statistical testing, data mining across
several industries (including Finance, Internet, Marketing and Litigation),
programming languages (such as SAS, Java, C, C#, Perl, Splus/R and SQL), and
internet solutions such as black box trading.
- Statistics Internet Library -- a useful page, especially for
students and others who are learning statistics. It has links to free
net-based stats textbooks, illustrated instructions for doing statistics with
Excel, practice questions and problems for statistics tests, overview charts,
resources for learning statistics and writing research papers, links to other
statistics-related web sites, and links to other "Internet Libraries"
(Economics, Excel, Mathematics, Small Business, etc.).
- PublicPractice -- an Australian site providing
census-related products and services. Products include Portraits, Populator,
Community Projector, Community Analyst, Community Explorer, Age Profiler,
Census data, and Population Sketches. Services include presentations and
seminars, needs analyses, social planning, and process management. The web
site also offers technical support, current (Australian) populations, and
links to other useful web sites.
- Dr. Hossein
Arsham's Remarkable Web Site (University of Baltimore) -- A very
large and very impressive collection of online courses, tutorials, and
related resources for a wide variety of subjects related to:
- Statistical Data Analysis for Managerial Decisions, with Excel
For Introductory Statistical Analysis
- Business Statistics for Managerial Decision Making, with Excel
for Business Statistics
- Science of Making Good Strategic Decisions, with Success Science,
Leadership Decision Making, Tools for Decision Analysis, Time-Critical
Decision Making for Economics and Finance, Zero-Sum Games with Applications,
Decision Science Resources, A Collection of Keywords and Phrases
- Goal-seeking and Optimal Strategic Modeling and Solution
Algorithms, with Linear Programming (LP) and Goal-Seeking Strategy,
Integer Optimization and the Network Models, Artificial-variable Free LP
Solution Algorithms, Tools for LP Modeling Validation, The Classical Simplex
Method, Linear Algebra and LP Connections, From Linear to Nonlinear
Optimization: The Missing Chapter, Construction of the Sensitivity Region
for LP Models, Optimization with Sensitivity Analysis Resources
- Modeling and Simulation for Systems Analysis, Design and Control,
with System Simulation, , Modeling and Simulation Resources
- Statistical Concepts and Tools for Data Analysis, with
Questionnaire Design and Surveys Sampling, Topics in Statistical Data
Analysis, Computational Statistics, Probability and Statistics Resources
- Online Courses: Business Statistics, Decision Science/Management
- Instructional and Training Resources: Zero Sagas in Four
Dimensions, Impact of the Internet on Learning & TeachingArticles on
Simulation -- The Institute for Operations Research and the Management
Sciences (INFORMS) maintains a web site that's an incredible treasure-trove
of information on every imaginable topic related to simulation. Every paper
and tutorial presented at the past four Winter Simulation Conferences is
available for downloading as full-text Adobe PDF files, which can be viewed
with the freely-available Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Foto Search Image
Library -- 1,300,000 keyword-searchable images, including Art,
photography, clipart, illustrations, footage, and maps you can view free of
charge. It is the digital, online equivalent of a conventional art museum.
Browsing through the world-class photography and art library is free, and
there are no access charges, registration requirements, or usage limits.
- Techenomics --
Lubricating oil sample analysis and testing, temperature, vibration and
condition monitoring by Techenomics International
- StatisticsSolutions - a company specializing in statistical
consulting and analysis services for graduate students working on their
dissertations. Their web site also provides a collection of statistics-related tips, tutorials and other resources.
dedicated web site -- includes more than 350 free sample syntax, macros
and scripts classified by purpose, as well as Tips, FAQs, tutorials and a
- Conventions for the Graphical Display of Data -- a nice
review of some of the do's and don'ts when making graphs. This is part of a
collection of background material, which is part of a larger collection of
technical and professional communicators.
- An excellent set of online slide shows and handouts from a tutorial
session given in Oct, 2000 Marianne W. Zawitz, Bureau of Justice Statistics at
the Washington Statistical Society. Includes:
Resources for Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods -- "How-to"
do evaluation research and the methods used: surveys, focus groups, sampling,
interviews, and other methods. Most of these links are to resources that can
be read over the web. A few, like the GAO books, are for books that can be
sent away for, for free (if you live in the US), as well as read over the web.
- MathTools -- a technical
computing portal for all scientific and engineering needs, provided as a free
service to the scientific community and contains useful links for technical
computing programmers. Contains sections for MATLAB, Excel, Scientific C/C++,
Scientific Fortran, Scientific Java, Visual Basic, Applications &
Industries, and Learning & Education.
- Finding Data on the
Internet -- a page of links to other pages that link to online databases
related to: agriculture, aviation, crime, demographics, education, energy,
finding people, health, immigration, investing, law, military, non-profits,
politics, weather, and more.
Laboratories in Probability and Statistics (Java)
Tools for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery -- links to software
packages (some free, some commercial; various hardware/software platforms) for
performing mining/sifting/discovering analyses.
- Suites - tools handling multiple discovery tasks
- Classification - predicting an item class based on historical data
- Method: Multiple | Decision tree | Rules | Neural network | Rough sets |
Genetic | Nearest Neighbour | Fuzzy
- Estimation and Regression - estimating a continuous value
- Clustering - finding groups of related items
- Link Analysis - finding links or dependencies
- Associations and Market-Basket Analysis
- Sequential Patterns
- Text Mining
- Web Mining
- Deviation Detection
- Data Cleaning and Transformation
- Dimensional Analysis
- PRN-DATA -- a web site
that offers professional health research consulting, coaching, and technical
assistance as needed, to investigators and nonprofit organizations.
- Meta-analysis pages: an introduction; another introduction; a detailed description; a how-to guide; another how-to
guide; talking points for a lecture; slide show for a lecture
- Library of
Mathematical Models of Biological Systems -- provides access to working
versions of published models
- The Chance Database, containing materials designed help
teach a Chance course or a more standard introductory probability or
- The early history of statistics -- a collection of seminal
papers by Bayes, Pascal, Laplace, Legendre, and others. (Most documents and
graphics are in Unix formats -- LaTeX, PostScript, gz -- rather than the
common formats understood by most browsers.)
- Martindale's Reference Desk - Calculators On-Line -
Statistics (the grand-daddy of all compendia of calculating web pages)
- Mathematics Archives - Interactive WWW Pages
- Links to mathematical Java applets (including statistics) --
an incredibly comprehensive collection! Much of the page is in Finnish, but
you can still identify the useful links.
- A large collection of mathematical and statistical links
- FedStats -- a master
page maintained by Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy to
provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced
by more than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government.
- A list of statistics-related resources on the web.
- An incredibly comprehensive database of
information on UFO sightings (if you're into that sort of thing), with
impressive graphical output and the ability to query for specific information.
- The Hunger Site
-- An unusual site, not statistics-related, in which sponsors make donations
to humanitarian organizations whenever someone looks at their banner ads.
- First Internet Gallery of Statistics Jokes -- enjoy, and
contribute some of your own!
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