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Useful links

Other recommended links for learning and teaching (see below) statistics:

Learning Statistics  

 CAST (Computer Assisted Statistics Textbooks) is a freely available series of e-books for learning and teaching statistics developed by Dr Doug Stirling at Massey University, New Zealand.

Quantitative Methods Initiative co-funded by the Economic Scientific Research Council (ESRC), HEFCE, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation. ESRC have been working in collaboration to develop a strategy to address the skills deficit in quantitative research methods across the social science research base.

Maths Support is a joint project between Newcastle and Birmingham Universities. It contains a wide range of statistics resources.

ESRC Links to resources for teaching and learning undergraduate statistics and quantitative methods listed on the website of the Economic and Social Research Council.

StatSoft electronic statistics textbook provides a good overview of a wide range of statistical topics and quite a comprehensive glossary of statistical terms.

Sports and Exercise Science This on-line text covers the essentials of statistics for students and researchers in the sports and exercise sciences. Whilst the examples are taken from exercise and sport the approaches can be applied to many fields in the sciences.

Learn Higher - Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Offers support to students who are struggling with the mathematical and statistical components of their degree programme.  It includes links to many other resources.

IMT (Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching) is a series of e-books with chapters on many statistical topics.

BOOKBOON.COM Offers free downloadable textbooks for students in a variety of topic areas including mathematics and statistics.

mathcentre our sister site with a range of mathematics support materials available free of charge, to students, lecturers and everyone looking for post-16 maths help.

Statistics Careers Details from the Royal Statistical Society of careers in statistics in different areas.

Formulae Handbook includes (in Chapter 3) formulae and tables for use in statistics. Designed to provide engineering students at Aberdeen College with the formulae required for their courses up to Higher National level (2nd year university equivalent) and edited by Peter Nicol.  It is released under Creative Commons licence.

Brunel University - Study Skills Online A student study guide containing useful tips for surviving your time at university.

Teaching Statistics 

CAST (Computer Assisted Statistics Textbooks)  developed by Dr Doug Stirling at Massey University, New Zealand, has applets that can be used in lectures.

DASL (Data and Story Library) an online library of data files and stories that illustrate the use of basic statistics methods. The site provides data from a wide variety of topics so that statistics teachers can find real-world examples that will be interesting to their students.

RSSCSE the Royal Statistical Society's Centre for Statistical Education whose aim is 'to promote the improvement of statistical education, training and understanding at all ages'. getstats details of a series of activities and resources to launch to Royal Statistical Society's 10-year statistical literacy campaign.

Teaching Statistics is the web pages of the journal Teaching Statistics.

Journal of Statistics Education is a an electronic journal relevant to post secondary statistics education.

IASE the International Association for Statistical Education is devoted to the development and improvement of statistical education on a world-wide basis.


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