|This page contains various tools that may be helpful. All
these tools are web-accessible and are freely available for use.
Coincidence (Runs, Clusters, Birthday problem), Four Envelope problem, Law of Very Large Numbers
Surveys: These help people evaluate their strengths
and opportunities for improvement in various aspects of
graphs, these web programs show users
the impact of controlling for a related factor.
Grammar Drills: This web program helps users develop
their skills in using ordinary English to describe and compare
rates and percentages as presented in pie charts, in statements,
in tables and in graphs. The author of this
cutting-edge program (Tom Burnham) is shown above.
Part-whole drill: This web program helps users
develop their skills in identify the part and whole in
statements, tables and graphs.
Ocysseys2sense: A lively game
of civil discourse.
Create Pivot Tables for Counts,
Averages and Percentages:
Run hypothesis tests:
for Excel 2008;
for Excel 2008 - 6up; and
for Excel 2008 - 1up.
This web site contains several surveys along with results from
- Five Table survey. This short survey (~7 minutes) asks
respondent which statements accurately describe the circled
percentage in five different tables. This survey is available in
version with immediate grading and feedback on errors, and
Statistical Literacy Skills Survey (20 Questions).
This survey was based on the longer 2002 W. M. Keck Statistical
Literacy Survey. For details on the construction of
this instrument, see Schield
(2008) titled "Statistical Literacy Skills Survey."
- 2002 W. M. Keck Statistical Literacy Survey. This very
long survey (~50 minutes) is available in Perseus-powered
version that acquires the data but gives no interactive
feedback, and in a
analysis of this survey are also available.