Welcome to the Sociology 300 home page!
The material in these pages is intended to supplement what you will
find in the text or will hear in the lectures. If you are thinking
of taking the course, or if you are new to the course, you might
want to check out the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) button.
As the course progresses, you will probably find the links to the
review questions, the practice quizzes, and the lecture notes helpful.
For other interesting material relating to
statistics (including data sources and software), check out the neat
pages to visit link. A series of slideshows have also been included
to assist in reviewing the material you took in Sociology 231.
Several of the slideshow files are large (8+ megabytes), so
downloading them on your home computer even with a 56K modem is not
advisable. The files load quickly, however, if you are using a
machine connected directly to the campus backbone. Also, the
slideshows require Corel's Show It! plug-in to be loaded in your
Ever wonder how statistics can be used in everyday life? Check out
our stuff to do page.
It is worthwhile checking this page several times over the course of
the semester since the material is updated periodically. Let me know
via e-mail if you find any links have become "stale," or if you find
links or material that might be of interest to the rest of the
Browser problems: if you have difficulties displaying some of the
characters embedded in these pages (especially math and Greek
symbols) click here.
(This page created by Paul Maxim, temporarily
administered by Martin Cooke)