## The Most Comprehensive FREE Research Analysis Tools & Templates

At Statistics Solutions we are pleased to make your research easier to complete with our dissertation toolbox. Just setup your free "Researcher Toolbox" membership below (it really is free) and you will have access to all the resources listed below. You will also see a completely new navigation/menu bar on the side of any page within the graduate student section to help you quickly access the toolbox resources.

### You Get Instant Access To All The Following Tools

**Data Analysis Plan Templates**

These templates are real time savers. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis plan templates are based on your selected analysis. You can use these templates to develop the data analysis section of your dissertation or research proposal. The quantitative templates include research questions formats stated in statistical language, analysis justification and assumptions of the analysis.

**Sample Size / Power Analysis Calculation and Narrative Write-up**

The Sample Size/Power Analysis Calculator is a tool for those struggling with a power analysis. Simply identify the statistical test to be conducted and the calculator will calculate your sample size for a power of .80 of an alpha of .05 for small, medium and large effect sizes. The sample size/power analysis calculator then presents the calculation in a write-up with references. This write-up can easily be integrated in your dissertation or theses document. This write-up also includes qualitative sample size calculation and write-up too!

**Dissertation/Thesis Template (24 Pages)**

The Dissertation/Thesis Template is a 24-page outline that lays out the critical components of a dissertation with detailed descriptions of these sections to help students understand how to draft each chapter. The template is written to comply with most university compliance requirements. The template includes: hyper-linked table of contents, page numbering, average word count per section, thorough chapter guides, APA 6th edition formatting, automatic bookmarks (clickable to section), and definition of terms.

**Interactive Dissertation Timeline**

The Interactive Dissertation Timeline can be used in planning the dissertation development process. This information has been generated from over 20 years of experience in assisting Ph.D. candidates with their dissertations. Also included is a detailed description of each major stage of the dissertation development and professional suggestions on how to best complete them in a timely manner.

**Sample Size Calculator for Populations**

Sample Size calculator determines the number of participants required given a particular confidence interval. (Note: Most dissertations and theses use power analysis).

**Kappa Calculator**

The Statistics Solutions’ Kappa Calculator is a tool used to assess the inter-rater reliability of two raters on a target. In this simple to use calculator, you enter in the frequency of agreements and disagreements between the raters, and the kappa calculator calculates your kappa coefficient. The calculator reference helps you qualitatively describe the level of agreement.

**Statistical Analysis Selection Tool**

The tool was developed by Statistics Solutions to assist doctoral students and researchers with select the appropriate analysis given research questions, number of dependent variables, independent variables and covariates. This time saving tool can be used as many times as you wish to determine the appropriate analyses.