to Other Educational and Statistical Web Sites
(Updated 03/19/2015 -- added link to the Guidebook to online degrees from non-profit schools in the Affordable
Colleges Online 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 Master’s and PhD programs, and test preparation
- 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.
- 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 DegreeJungle.com
web site, which also contains several other guides, lists of colleges
and online degrees, and several rankings of colleges by net
selectivity, and graduation rates.
- ID 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 master’s programs. The website
is free to use and requires no registration.
- Masters Degree Online
– 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.
- Online 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
- Online Graduate Programs
-- A web site with a wide variety of resources for anyone attending, or
thinking about attending, graduate school. Contains info
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
- Two websites by Jeremy Taylor, dedicated to helping
students and professionals with their statistical analysis or problems.
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 service.)
-- a web site that makes the Statistical Abstract of the United States
easily and fully accessible:
- has easy to use key-word searching.
- lets you zero in on the information of interest.
- provides links to source internet sites from your
- contains the entire electronic version of the
Abstract, not the abbreviated tables in the bound edition or the
government published .pdf files.
- presents all data in the same easy to read time-series
format, unlike the published data series, which are all in different
- lets you combine information from different parts of
- allows easy browsing of the Abstract’s 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.
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,
-- 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 Science/Operations Research.
- 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
- 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
- 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 Newbie's Corner.
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
material, which is part of a larger collection of resources
for 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.
- Free 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.
-- 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.
- 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!
- 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.
- Virtual 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
- Suites - tools handling multiple discovery tasks
- Classification - predicting an item class based on
- Method: Multiple | Decision tree | Rules | Neural
network | Rough sets | Genetic | Nearest Neighbour | Fuzzy
- Estimation and Regression - estimating a continuous
- 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
-- a web site that offers professional health research consulting,
coaching, and technical assistance as needed, to investigators and
- Meta-analysis pages: an introduction;
description; a how-to
guide; another how-to
points for a lecture; slide
show for a lecture
- Library of
Mathematical Models of Biological Systems -- provides access
to working versions of published models
Chance Database, containing materials designed help teach a
Chance course or a more standard introductory probability or statistics
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.)
Reference Desk - Calculators On-Line - Statistics
(the grand-daddy of all compendia of calculating web pages)
Archives - Interactive WWW Pages
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.
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
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
Internet Gallery of Statistics Jokes -- enjoy, and contribute
some of your own!
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