Additional Resources

Introduction to Statistics
 

Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics ssing SPSS 3rd edition. London, England: Sage Publications
 
Jackson, S., Marcus, K., McDonald, C., Wehner, T., &  Palmquist, M. (2005).
Introduction to statistics. Writing@CSU Colorado State University Department of English.
Retrieved December 15, 2009 from http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/stats/
 
Jackson, S., Marcus, K., McDonald, C., Wehner,T., &  Palmquist, M. (2005).
Revealing patterns using descriptive statistics. Writing@CSU Colorado State University Department of English. Retrieved December 15, 2009 from http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/stats/
 
Jackson, S., Marcus, K., McDonald, C., Wehner,T., &  Palmquist, M. (2005).
Methods. Writing@CSU Colorado State University Department of English. Retrieved December 15, 2009 from http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/stats/

Jackson, S., Marcus, K., McDonald, C., Wehner,T., &  Palmquist, M. (2005).
Misuses of statistics. Writing@CSU Colorado State University Department of English. Retrieved December 15, 2009 from http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/stats/

Jackson, S., Marcus, K., McDonald, C., Wehner,T., &  Palmquist, M. (2005).
Glossary of key terms. Writing@CSU Colorado State University Department of English. Retrieved December 15, 2009 from http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/stats/

Lane, M. (1993). Hyperstat online: An introductory statistics textbook and online tutorial for help in statistics courses. Retrieved December 16, 2009 from http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/index.html

 

Analyzing Qualitative Data

 
McNamara, C. (2010). Analyzing, interpreting and reporting basic research results. Free Management Library. Retrieved December 16, 2009 from http://www.managementhelp.org/research/analyze.htm
 
University of Wisconsin. (2006). Analyzing and interpreting data. Retrieved on December 16, 2009 from http://www.uaex.edu/depts/psd/program_evaluation/collecting_analyzing/data_analysis.htm
 
Department of Health and Human Services. (2009). Analyzing qualitative data for evaluation. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19. Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/evaluation/pdf/brief19.pdf
 


Interpreting Findings and Developing Conclusions

 
National Science Foundation. (1997). Common qualitative methods. Overview of qualitative methods and analytic techniques. Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97153/chap_3.htm
 
Nuffield Foundation. (2009). A risky business. Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://www.fsmq.org/resources/handling-and-interpreting-data,82,MO,SK.html
 
 

Statistical Software Packages

 
California State University, Fullerton. (2010). FDC spss support page. Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://fdc2.fullerton.edu/research/spss/index.html
 
Shackman, G. (2009). Statistical (and other) packages available as free software. Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods/soft.html