An Introductory Guide to SPSS for Windows

Author: Eric L Einspruch

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780761900016

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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Do you need to conduct data analysis with SPSS but are unfamiliar with the software? This book will help you become a proficient SPSS (Version 7.5 for Windows 95) user by teaching you the fundamentals. The book covers the following critical basic skills: how to create data sets by defining and coding data, using a codebook and entering data; how to run SPSS and work with different SPSS files; how to manipulate data by recoding values, computing values, and selecting subsets of cases to include in an analysis; how to manage data files by reading data that have been entered using other software; how to append and merge files; how to analyze data using SPSS pull-down menus; and how to analyze data using programs written in SPSS syntax.
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A Simple Guide to SPSS for Windows

For Versions 12.0 and 13.0

Author: Lee A. Kirkpatrick,Brooke C. Feeney

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495090366

Category: Psychology

Page: 115

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Though there are more basic software packages available for use in introductory statistics and research methods courses, psychology professors Kirkpatrick (College of William & Mary) and Feeney (Carnegie Mellon U.) believe that Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPPS) offers the advantage of being real world-oriented. In this update of A
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Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows

Advanced Techniques for the Beginner

Author: Andy P. Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761957553

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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Andy Field draws on his experience of teaching advanced statistics to extend existing SPSS windows texts to a higher level. He covers ANOVA, MANOVA, logistic regression, comparing means tests and factor analysis.
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A Simple Guide to SPSS for Windows

For Versions 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, and 11.0

Author: Lee A. Kirkpatrick,Brooke C. Feeney

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534610043

Category: SPSS (Computer file)

Page: 118

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This guide gives students enough information and instruction to effectively use SPSS for Windows to perform such procedures as stem-and-leaf displays, t-tests, multiple regressions, and scatterplots.
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A Guide to Computing Statistics with SPSS for Windows

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137291977

Category: Social Science

Page: 197

View: 5174

Focusing on the current needs and teaching methods for both students and lecturers, this text shows how to apply the concepts in practice using SPSS for Windows.
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A Simple Guide to IBM SPSS: For Version 20.0

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Brooke Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285086015

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

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Completely up to date, the no-nonsense A SIMPLE GUIDE TO IBM SPSS: FOR VERSION 20.0, Twelfth Edition, equips you with everything you need to know to get started with the newest version of SPSS for Windows. The guide’s straightforward style frees learners to concentrate on learning basic statistical concepts, while still developing familiarity with SPSS. Step-by-step instruction quickly gets users up to speed, enabling them to begin using SPSS to conduct statistical analyses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A Simple Guide to IBM SPSS: for Version 22.0

Author: Lee A. Kirkpatrick,Brooke C. Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305462041

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Completely up to date and extremely student friendly, A SIMPLE GUIDE TO IBM SPSS: FOR VERSION 22.0, Thirteenth Edition, equips you with everything you need to know about the newest version of SPSS for Windows so you can effectively use the program in your statistics class. The guide's straightforward style frees you to concentrate on learning basic statistical concepts, while still developing familiarity with SPSS. Its clear, step-by-step instruction quickly gets you up to speed, enabling you to confidently use SPSS to do homework problems and conduct statistical analyses for research projects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A Simple Guide to SPSS for Version 17.0

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Brooke Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840031882

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 6746

This no-nonsense book teaches you everything you need to know about the newest version of SPSS for Windows so you can effectively use the program in your statistics class. The guide’s simple, straightforward style frees you to concentrate on learning basic statistical concepts, while still developing familiarity with SPSS. In no time, you’ll be using SPSS to do homework problems and conduct statistical analyses for research projects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A Simple Guide to SPSS for Version 16.0

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Brooke Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049559766X

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 4042

This no-nonsense book teaches you everything you need to know about the newest version of SPSS for Windows so you can effectively use the program in your statistics class. The guide's simple, straightforward style frees you to concentrate on learning basic statistical concepts, while still developing familiarity with SPSS. In no time, you'll be using SPSS to do homework problems and conduct statistical analyses for research projects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows Versions 8 - 10

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Jeremy J Foster

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761969273

Category: Social Science

Page: 252

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A new edition of this best-selling introductory book to cover the latest SPSS versions 8.0 - 10.0 This book is designed to teach beginners how to use SPSS for Windows, the most widely used computer package for analysing quantitative data. Written in a clear, readable and non-technical style the author explains the basics of SPSS including the input of data, data manipulation, descriptive analyses and inferential techniques, including; - creating using and merging data files - creating and printing graphs and charts - parametric tests including t-tests, ANOVA, GLM - correlation, regression and factor analysis - non parametric tests and chi square reliability - obtaining neat print outs and tables - includes a CD-Rom containing example data files, syntax files, output files and Excel spreadsheets.
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SPSS for Psychologists

A Guide to Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows (versions 12 and 13)

Author: Nicola Brace,Richard Kemp,Rosemary Snelgar

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780805860856

Category: Computers

Page: 450

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The new edition of this best-selling guide carefully leads the user through the process of using SPSS to analyze psychological data. The authors review the basic issues regarding design and proceed through all of the major statistical techniques used in psychology, from introductory to advanced level. Readers are introduced to the rationale and use of each test and shown how to choose, perform, and report the statistical analysis of their own data. SPSS for Psychologists, 3/E covers SPSS versions 12 and 13, but is also appropriate for those using versions 9 - 11. The new edition highlights the differences between the versions and now includes coverage of reliability measures, partial correlations, and using statistics for scale constructions. Comprehensive in coverage, the book reviews advanced statistical material such as ANCOVA, factor analysis, logistic regression, and discriminant analysis as well as issues related to research design, data entry, data handling, data manipulation and modification in SPSS; how to calculate basic statistical procedures using SPSS; tests of difference for two sample designs, tests of correlation, and tests for nominal and categorical data; and tests for experiments involving complex designs or for data obtained using surveys. Each statistical test features a brief description, an example of typical or actual research that might be analyzed using the test, and step-by-step instructions on how to perform the test using SPSS. Numerous screenshots and detailed descriptions of the steps required to perform the test, are included. Annotated examples of SPSS output help the reader understand and report the results of their analyses. Information on how to insert output into a text document is also included. The data used in the examples is found in an appendix and on a book specific Web site. Intended for use as a supplementary text in statistics/research methods courses in psychology and related social sciences, a basic knowledge of Windows is assumed.
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Resources for Nursing Research

An Annotated Bibliography

Author: Cynthia Clamp,Stephen Gough,Lucy Land

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847877362

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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'The 4th edition of this extensive text is an outstanding resource prepared by nurses (and a librarian) for nurses. In a structured and helpful style it presents thousands of items from the literature - published papers, reports, books and electronic resources - as a clear, accessible, and most of all useful collection. The efforts to signpost and lead the reader to the sought-for information are effective and well-conceived, and the "How to use this book" section is remarkably simple...the book should be found in every nursing and health library, every research institute and centre, and close to many career researchers' desks' - RCN Research This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research, and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. Designed to act as a 'signpost' to available literature in the area, this Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care and the social sciences. Entries are concise, informative and accessible, and are arranged under three main sections: · 'Sources of Literature' covers the process of literature searching, including using libraries and other tools for accessing literature · 'Methods of Inquiry' includes an introduction to research, how to conceptualize and design nursing and health research, measurement and data collection, and the interpretation and presentation of data · 'The Background to Research in Nursing' encompasses the development of nursing research; the profession's responsibilities; the role of government; funding; research roles and careers; and education for research. Fully revised and updated, the Fourth Edition includes just under 3000 entries, of which 90% are new. It has extensive coverage of US, UK literature and other international resources. This new edition will be an essential guide for all those with an interest in nursing research, including students, teachers, librarians, practitioners and researchers.
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A Simple Guide to SPSS for Political Science

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Quentin Kidd

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111353794

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

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A SIMPLE GUIDE TO SPSS FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE is a supplemental text the can be used with another statistics or research methods text. Designed for Political Science majors, A SIMPLE GUIDE TO SPSS FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE helps students navigate through SPSS while taking a statistics or research methods course. The text includes additional coverage of categorical dependent variables, sample problems, and data sets specifically for Political Science. The American National Election Studies (ANES) database is used for sample problems, providing students with well-known and widely used resources in Political Science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

Use and Interpretation, Fourth Edition

Author: George A. Morgan,Nancy L. Leech,Gene W. Gloeckner,Karen C. Barrett

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136909443

Category: Education

Page: 243

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"Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this book describes the use of statistics in user-friendly, non-technical language to show readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, interpret output, and write about the results. The authors prepare readers for all of the steps in the research process, from design and data collection, to writing about the results. Discussions of writing about outputs, data entry and checking, reliability assessment, testing assumptions, and computing descriptive and inferential parametric and nonparametric statistics are included. SPSS syntax, along with the output, is provided for those who prefer this format"--Provided by publisher.
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Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Joan Welkowitz,Barry H. Cohen,Robert B. Ewen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471735477

Category: Psychology

Page: 515

View: 8917

This title has been thoroughly revised and presents all the topics psychology students need in an accessible format so that the subject can be easily grasped. Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences has had a long and successful publication history; it has been in print continuously for over thirty years.
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Sarstedt/Schütz, IBM SPSS Syntax

Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung

Author: Marko Sarstedt,Tobias Schütz

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800643626

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 196

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Der souveräne Umgang mit der SPSS Syntax bietet einen unschätzbaren Vorteil für die tägliche Arbeit von Anwendern, die mit der Analyse von Daten zu tun haben. Das Buch ist eine integrierte Einführung in die Steuersprache von IBM SPSS Statistics für Studenten, Forscher und Praktiker. Es behandelt neben den notwendigen Grundlagen die Themengebiete Datenaufbereitung, Datentrans-formation und -modifikation. Weitere Themengebiete umfassen die Makro- und Matrixsprache, die in der 2. Auflage deutlich erweitert worden sind. Die Neuauflage wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet und um zahlreiche typische Anwendungsbeispiele ergänzt, die anhand realer Daten u.?a. des J.?D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Index veranschaulicht werden. Die zugehörigen Datensätze sind als kostenloses Zusatzmaterial im Internet erhältlich.
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Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh

Analyzing and Understanding Data

Author: Samuel B. Green,Neil J. Salkind

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 458

View: 2903

Will help anyone use SPSS to successfully analyze data, interpret results, and describe findings. This complete introductory guide to SPSS has been thoroughly updated for the software's latest versions: 12.0 for Windows and 11.0 for Macintosh. It has also been revised throughout for greater accessibility, simplicity, and ease of use. The book provides step-by-step walkthroughs of every basic SPSS and statistical technique, along with tips, examples, exercises, and extensive pedagogical support designed to promote rapid learning. Coverage includes: mastering the SPSS interface; creating and working with data files; defining and creating variables; working with data, charts, and output; univariate descriptive statistics; univariate and multivariate analyses; correlation, regression, and discriminate analysis; scaling and nonparametric procedures; and more. For everyone who wants to master the latest versions of SPSS. SPSS is used in a wide range of markets, including psychology and other areas of scientific research; marketing and surveys; financial services and insurance; education; government; telecommunications; and beyond.
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SPSS 16.0 Guide to Data Analysis

Author: Marija J. Norušis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780136061366

Category: Mathematics

Page: 653

View: 3444

TheSPSS 16.0 Guide to Data Analysisis a friendly introduction to both data analysis and SPSS, the world's leading desktop statistical software package. Easy-to-understand explanations and in-depth content make this guide both an excellent supplement to other statistics texts and a superb primary text for any introductory data analysis course. With theSPSS 16.0 Guide to Data Analysis, you get a jump-start on describing data, testing hypotheses, and examining relationships using SPSS. Author Marija Noru is incorporates a wealth of data, including the General Social Survey and studies of Internet usage, opinions of the criminal justice system, marathon running times, library patronage, and the importance of manners. These data files are supplied with the book and are used throughout the examples and expanded chapter exercises. This unique combination of examples, exercises, and contemporary data gives you hands-on experience in analyzing data and makes learning about data analysis and statistical software relevant, unintimidating, and even fun! Data CD-ROM included.
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Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Jo Anne Boorkman,Jean Blackwell

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555706364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

View: 8050

This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."
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