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Web-Based Survey Software

Home Website
Software Download Site


(by hyperlink) Use the contact link at the bottom of the page to request access to a demo version of the software.


This site compares the benefits of their FREE version versus the paid versions.


They have a demo download good for 10 days. After that they offer special pricing for education and non-profits.


This is a very sophisticated survey system. Merger of Perseus and WebSurveyer

They offer a 30-day free trial

Snap Surveys

This is for a demo version that uses pre-created surveys.

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Statistical Software

Home Website
Software Download Site

SPSS is known for having a user friendly interface, as well as allowing users to use more advanced programming features.

Link is at the bottom of the page to download SPSS 16.0 This is a TRIAL version, good for only 14 days. You will need to register with SPSS to do the download.



R is a FREE software for statistical computing and graphics

To Download the Software: On the left-hand side of the page is a button called CRAN. This will open a window listing places throughout the world where R can be downloaded. Listings for the United States are at the bottom of the list (alphabetical)

Often used in education

Download this free trial version. It is good for 30 days.


SAS is a powerful program. One must develop programming skills to use this software effectively - there is a steep learning curve.

"SAS Learning Edition is an educational tool. This latest and expanded version includes Base SAS 9.1.3, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/QC, SAS/ETS and SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1. SAS Learning Edition 4.1 comes with an online tutorial and SAS Press book to assist you in your learning"

It is available for $199.

Professional Associations

Association for Institutional Research
Australasian Association for Institutional Research
American Institutes for Research
Royal Statistical Society
Statistical Society of Australia
American Statistical Association
New Zealand Statistical Association
Statistics New Zealand
American Sociological Association
American Educational Research Association
American Association for Public Opinion Research
National Council on Measurement in Education
American Evaluation Association


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