Darryl S. Wood, PhD
PhD - Simon Fraser University
BCJ, MCJ - New Mexico State University
Associate Professor - Washington State University
Here are the data files that you will be using in class this semester. While your results may vary, you'll probably have the most success accessing these files if you'll right click on the link and then choose "Save link as" (in Google Chrome or Firefox) or "Save target as" (in MS Internet Explorer) and then save it to your desktop (or other easy to locate file folder).
A Guide to Style and Usage -- From the Congressional Budget Office, this guide will help you sort out acceptable word use, spelling, and phrasing so that your writing will have its maximum effect (or is that "affect"?).
How to Write a Paper for a Scientific Journal -- Great tips on the mechanics of writing an abstract, introduction, methods, results, and discussion sections.
Revising Your Paper -- Great tips from the Odegaard Writing & Research Center at the University of Washington including "How & Why to Revise," "Analyzing your Work," and "Tips on Revisions."
MPA Thesis Template -- Save yourself from the drudgery of putting together your Table of Contents, Table of Table, and Table of Figures by using this MS Word document as a template for your MPA thesis.
Reporting p Values Correctly -- Points out the rules for reporting significance levels, including how to deal with the p = .000 results you get in SPSS.
ASA Format Guide -- Tips on formating research papers using the style of the American Sociological Association.
l.o.l. my thesis -- "Summing up years of work in one sentence."