This user-friendly text for statistics and research methods courses is designed to introduce students to SPSS for Windows as painlessly as possible. Using a step-by-step approach, the text helps students to discover the usefulness and power of SPSS software. Students learn to statistically analyse their data and to interpret their results. This text is the perfect companion to anyone studying statistics or research methods using SPSS either in a classroom environment or independently.
The text assumes no prior knowledge of SPSS and covers a wide range of procedures so that it can be used at both an introductory level and also to provide support in more advanced courses.
1. Introducing SPSS for Windows
2. Exploring the distribution of a single variable
3. Relationships between pairs of variables
4. Entering, selecting and modifying data
5. Multivariate statistics
6. Other statistical procedures
7. Refining the way you use SPSS
Solutions to Exercises
Appendix Summary Chart
Dr Glenda Francis is Senior Lecturer in Social Statistics at Swinburne University of Technology. She has taught statistics at both undergraduate and graduate levels to students from a wide range of disciplines. She is particularly interested in how to convey both statistical concepts and an enthusiasm for statistics to students from non-mathematical backgrounds.
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