Tyrus Smith, PhD.

Environmental Policy

Member of the Faculty

The Evergreen State College Tacoma Campus

Welcome!  This webpage is designed for students enrolled in my courses during winter quarter 2012.  Below are web links that direct students to resources and supplement information .

Winter 2012:


Quantitative Reasoning and Statistics (Course Syllabus)


Instructions for Installing the Data Analysis Tool in Microsoft Office 2007


Excel Examples

Using Class M&Ms data to calculate a 95% confidence interval

Calculating Confidence Intervals (using GSS variables)

General Social Survey

(Abst) Abstract

General Social Survey (GSS) Cumulative Datafile 1972-2010


Course Related Resources and Supplemental Information

Online Resources and Statistics Glossary



Statistical Analysis Assignment


Introductory Excel Computer Exercises

Lab #1 Exporting Tables and Charts into Word

Lab #2 Constructing Tables and Charts

Lab #3 Descriptive Statistics (EPA Gas Mileage accompanying data file)

New Environmental Paradigm Survey on Environmental Attitudes. Copy and Paste the URL below into your web browser to view this webpage.



Source: Dunlap, R. E., Van Liere, K. D., Mertig, A. G., & Jones, R. E. (2000). Measuring endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm: A revised NEP scale. Journal of Social Issues, 56, 425-442 PDF File of study