University of California, Berkeley: Philip Stark's SticiGui: "Chapter 25: Estimating Parameters from Simple Random Samples"
Read Chapter 25 to learn how to generalize for an entire population given sample data only and its statistics. There are several exercises and Java applets embedded in the text that are meant to further reinforce your learning. Do not skip these exercises! For instructions on how to navigate these exercises, see "Special Instructions on SticiGui Exercises and Java Applets” in the "Course Information” section above.