Introduction to Statistics Math 1181  Spring 2004 Dr. Rachel Hall St. Joseph's University Florence Nightengale
 Welcome to the class web site for Introduction to Statistics! SPSS Help!   You can take the SPSS tutorial, or use the Help button on SPSS. Here are some useful links. ANSWERS to the final exam review sheet Syllabus. Includes course description, course expectations, and grading policies. Homework assignments. A list of all homework assigned. Project. Instructions for the class project. Tutoring.  My recommendations & your options. MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. The History of Statistics from York University in England. Web sites with probability simulations: Sampling Distributions.  Java demos of sampling distributions. Web sites with interesting statistical studies or databases: Assessment of SJU students  Done by the Division of Student Life.  Lots of stuff here!  You can find out about study habits, alcohol/drug use, spirituality, etc. of SJU students. National Survey of Student Engagement  Huge national survey measuring student study habits, interaction with faculty, level of volunteering, satisfaction with college, etc.  A must-read! www.gallup.com.  Look under Gallup Poll News Service. College Alcohol Study.  Huge survey of drinking among college students.   In class, we looked at their monograph on Binge Drinking on America's College Campuses.  Also has articles about smoking, illicit drug use, and other topics.  NCAA Study of Substance Use and Abuse Habits of College Student-Athletes.  Statistical Resources on the Web.  Huge site from the University of Michigan with links to statistical surveys on various topics. Web Gallery of Art.  Database of paintings. Bell Curve:  Anatomy of an Analysis   Analysis of the statistics behind The Bell Curve.  Strong stuff! APA Style (Ithaca College Library, 2002) includes examples of correct APA bibliography format.

Rachel W. Hall / Department of Math and Computer Science / St. Joseph's University / rhall@sju.edu