Introduction to Statistics using SPSS (spss)

Provider: University of East Anglia
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Description This course provides an introduction to using SPSS for statistical data analysis.
Duration 10-11 September 2012

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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
At the end of the course, you will have:
  • Knowledge of main types of graphs and their use in statistics
  • An introduction to exploratory data analysis
  • Understanding of some common statistical tests and their interpretation
  • Experience of using SPSS for statistical data analysis
The course consists of two full days, with lectures on statistical topics and practical laboratory classes, using suitable examples to illustrate the techniques introduced in the lectures.
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Course Structure

Day 1: Data entry and manipulation
  • Categorical and continuous data
  • Variables: definition, labelling, transforming and recoding
  • Simple plots and descriptive statistics
  • Exploratory data analysis: box-plots, histograms and normality plots
  • Cross tabulation and the chi-square test

Day 2: Basic statistical data analysis
  • Statistical testing and estimation
  • One sample tests:t-test, sign and signed rank tests
  • Two-sample tests: t-test, Mann-Whitney test
  • One-way ANOVA
  • Correlation and simple regression

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