An Introductory Guide to SPSS? for Windows?

Author: Eric L. Einspruch

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412904155

Category: Computers

Page: 145

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Do you need to conduct data analysis with SPSS but are unfamiliar with the software? This user-friendly book helps you become proficient in SPSS by teaching you the fundamentals of SPSS. The Second Edition develops SPSS skills using sample programs illustrating how to conduct the analyses typically covered in an introductory statistics course. Throughout the book, data are analyzed and SPSS output are interpreted in the context of research questions. Boldface text is used to indicate operations or choices the reader will need to make when running SPSS. Exercises are also included, with solutions provided in the appendix. `I want to commend the author for including a chapter on using the SPSS manuals. I would not have thought of this addition, and the information helps the reader go on to learn the more complex components of SPSS′ - Laura Myers, University of Georgia This Second Edition has been updated to SPSS Version 12.0, although its approach makes it useful for readers running other versions. Each chapter in the updated text includes a statement of its purpose and goal, as well as a chapter glossary. The updated text includes new SPSS features, including how to recode data using the Visual Bander and how to read text data using the Text Import Wizard. Author Eric L. Einspruch thoroughly covers 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, appending files, and merging files * How to analyze data using SPSS pull-down menus * How to analyze data using programs written in SPSS syntax This outstanding book concludes with a discussion of how to get help in SPSS, suggestions on how to make the most of SPSS manuals, and directions for taking the next steps toward software mastery.

Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows

Advanced Techniques for the Beginner

Author: Andy P. Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761957553

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 3026

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.

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: 8169

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.

A Simple Guide to SPSS for Windows

For Version 14.0

Author: Lee A. Kirkpatrick,Brooke C. Feeney

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495318637

Category: Computers

Page: 115

View: 5808

If you need to use SPSS to complete homework problems or to conduct statistical analysis for a research project, A SIMPLE GUIDE TO SPSS FOR WINDOWS is the book for you. Learn how to use SPSS (Versions 12.0 and 13.0) to perform all of the statistical procedures covered by a typical introductory statistics text—from histograms and descriptive statistics through correlation, regression, t-tests, and analysis of variance. Kirkpatrick and Feeney keep their explanations as simple and practical as possible.

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

View: 7892

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.

A Simple Guide to IBM SPSS: For Version 20.0

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Brooke Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285086015

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 4433

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.

Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows Versions 8 - 10

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Dr Jeremy J Foster

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847876404

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 4957

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.

Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh

Analyzing and Understanding Data: International Edition

Author: Samuel B. Green,Neil J. Salkind

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780205670307

Category: SPSS (Computer file)

Page: 480

View: 1251

This textbook guides students through the most basic of SPSS techniques using step-by-step descriptions, presents statistical techniques and instruction on how to conduct statistical analyses, and explains in detail how to avoid all the obstacles common in the study of statistics.

SPSS for Psychologists

A Guide to Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows, Versions 9, 10 and 11

Author: Nicola Brace,Richard Kemp,Rosemary Snelgar

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780805847741

Category: Psychology

Page: 399

View: 9940

This popular text guides the novice user through the process of entering and analyzing data using SPSS. The authors assume only basic knowledge of Windows, review the basic issues regarding design and statistics, and proceed gently through all the major statistical techniques used in psychology, from introductory up to advanced level. Students are introduced to the rationale and use of each test and provided with clearly annotated examples of SPSS output. In this way, they are shown how to choose, perform, and report the statistical analysis of their own data. This edition covers SPSS 10 and 11, and contains more advanced statistical material--ANCOVA, factor analysis, logistic regression, and discriminate analysis. This book is intended for undergraduate students in statistics/research methods courses and other undergraduate-level social science courses.

SPSS for Macintosh Made Simple

Author: Colin D. Gray,Paul R. Kinnear,SPSS Inc

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780863777424

Category: Computers

Page: 370

View: 9580

SPSS for Macintosh Made Simple is an introductory guide for the Macintosh user. This book has all the features of the successful and highly acclaimed book by the same authors, SPSS for Windows Made Simple, 2nd Edition (Psychology Press, 1997). There is an abundance of worked examples, which include annotated SPSS output listings and actual screen images, icons and dialog boxes. These are accompanied by comments clarifying the points that have arisen most frequently from students' queries during practical classes run by the authors. The range of problems and techniques covered is much wider than in comparable introductory texts, and this book will prove invaluable to the experienced researcher and the undergraduate alike. The text includes a complete course of practical exercises covering all the main topics considered in the text. This book: introduces the reader to the Macintosh environment for SPSS; shows the reader how to explore and depict a set of data; gives advice on choosing a statistical test; includes important cautions and caveats about the use of statistics; illustrates techniques with fully annotated SPSS menus, dialog boxes and output; contains an abundance of worked examples and exercises for the reader; has a comprehensive table of contents and index.

SPSS 16.0 Guide to Data Analysis

Author: Marija J. Norušis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780136061366

Category: Mathematics

Page: 653

View: 9785

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.

A Simple Guide to IBM SPSS Statistics for Versions 18.0 & 19.0

Author: Lee A. Kirkpatrick,Brooke C. Feeney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781111352554

Category: SPSS (Computer file)

Page: 115

View: 7129

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.

Resources for Nursing Research

An Annotated Bibliography

Author: Cynthia Clamp,Stephen Gough,Lucy Land

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847877362

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 1198

'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.

Next Steps With SPSS

Author: Eric L. Einspruch

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761919643

Category: Computers

Page: 173

View: 9847

Written in an easy-to-read, straightforward manner, Next Steps with SPSS introduces readers to intermediate and advanced SPSS skills. These skills are introduced and illustrated with sample programs designed to apply powerful techniques in data handling and analysis, with the output from these programs presented and interpreted. Throughout the book, Einspruch provides pedagogical aids for the reader, such as: - Detailed examples provide step-by-step illustrations of each step in a procedure - End-of-chapter exercises (with solutions provided in the Appendix) - Boldface text indicates operations or choices that the reader will need to make when running SPSS - Opening chapter `alerts' give readers a quick synopsis of what they will learn as well as the recommended SPSS skill level - Chapter glossaries provide readers with a list and definition of command words covered in the chapter

IBM SPSS by Example

A Practical Guide to Statistical Data Analysis

Author: Alan C. Elliott,Wayne A. Woodward

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483319040

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 5359

The updated Second Edition of Alan C. Elliott and Wayne A. Woodward’s “cut to the chase” IBM SPSS guide quickly explains the when, where, and how of statistical data analysis as it is used for real-world decision making in a wide variety of disciplines. This one-stop reference provides succinct guidelines for performing an analysis using SPSS software, avoiding pitfalls, interpreting results, and reporting outcomes. Written from a practical perspective, IBM SPSS by Example, Second Edition provides a wealth of information—from assumptions and design to computation, interpretation, and presentation of results—to help users save time, money, and frustration.

A Simple Guide to SPSS for Political Science

Author: Lee Kirkpatrick,Quentin Kidd

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111353794

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

View: 5582

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.

IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

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

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136461817

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

View: 3757

Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of the steps in the research process: design, entering and checking data, testing assumptions, assessing reliability and validity, computing descriptive and inferential parametric and nonparametric statistics, and writing about outputs. Dialog windows and SPSS syntax, along with the output, are provided. Three realistic data sets, available on the Internet, are used to solve the chapter problems. The new edition features: Updated to IBM SPSS version 20 but the book can also be used with older and newer versions of SPSS. A new chapter (7) including an introduction to Cronbach’s alpha and factor analysis. Updated Web Resources with PowerPoint slides, additional activities/suggestions, and the answers to even-numbered interpretation questions for the instructors, and chapter study guides and outlines and extra SPSS problems for the students. The web resource is located . Students, instructors, and individual purchasers can access the data files to accompany the book at . IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics, Fifth Edition provides helpful teaching tools: All of the key IBM SPSS windows needed to perform the analyses. Complete outputs with call-out boxes to highlight key points. Flowcharts and tables to help select appropriate statistics and interpret effect sizes. Interpretation sections and questions help students better understand and interpret the output. Assignments organized the way students proceed when they conduct a research project. Examples of how to write about outputs and make tables in APA format. Helpful appendices on how to get started with SPSS and write research questions. An ideal supplement for courses in either statistics, research methods, or any course in which SPSS is used, such as in departments of psychology, education, and other social and health sciences. This book is also appreciated by researchers interested in using SPSS for their data analysis.

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: 8497

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.

Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows - Version 6

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Jeremy J Foster

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited


Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 4151

SPSS for Windows is the most widely used computer package for analyzing quantitative data. In a clear, readable, non-technical style, this book teaches beginners how to use the program, input and manipulate data, use descriptive analyses and inferential techniques, including: t-tests, analysis of variance, correlation and regression, nonparametric techniques, and reliability analysis and factor analysis. The author provides an overview of statistical analysis, and then shows in a simple step-by-step method how to set up an SPSS file in order to run an analysis as well as how to graph and display data. He explains how to use SPSS for all the main statistical approaches you would expect to find in an introductory stati