2nd Edition

How to Use SPSS
A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation



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ISBN 9781884585425
Published January 1, 2002 by Routledge
114 Pages

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Book Description

• Designed for use by novice computer users, this text begins with the basics, such as starting SPSS, defining variables, and entering and saving data.

• All major statistical techniques covered in beginning statistics classes are included:

· descriptive statistics

· graphing data

· prediction and association

· parametric inferential statistics

· nonparametric inferential statistics

· statistics for test construction

• Each section starts with a brief description of the statistic that is covered and important underlying assumptions, which help students select appropriate statistics.

• Each section describes how to interpret results and express them in a research report after the data are analyzed. For example, students are shown how to phrase the results of a significant and an insignificant t test.

• More than 200 screenshots (including sample output) throughout the book show students exactly what to expect as they follow along using SPSS.

• A glossary of statistical terms is included, which makes a handy reference for students who need to review the meanings of basic statistical terms.

• Practice exercises throughout the book give students stimulus material to use as they practice to achieve mastery of the program.

• Thoroughly field-tested; your students are certain to appreciate this book.