Module 1: First Encounters

Introduction and Objectives

Entering, Analyzing, and Graphing Data

 

Module 2: Navigating in SPSS

Introduction and Objectives

SPSS Variable View Screen

SPSS Data View Screen

SPSS Main Menu

Data Editor Toolbar

Variable View Screen: A Closer Look

 

Module 3: Getting Data In and Out of SPSS

Introduction and Objectives

Typing Data Using the Computer Keyboard

Saving Your SPSS Data Files

Saving Your SPSS Output Files

Opening Your Saved SPSS Files

Opening SPSS Sample Files

Copying and Pasting Data to Other Applications

Importing Files From Other Applications

Exporting SPSS Files to Other Applications

 

Module 4: Levels of Measurement

Introduction and Objectives

Variable View Screen: Measure Column

Variables Measured at the Nominal Level

Variables Measured at the Ordinal Level

Variables Measured at the Scale Level

Using SPSS to Suggest Variable Measurement Levels

 

Module 5: Entering Variables and Data and Validating Data

Introduction and Objectives

Entering Variables and Assigning Attributes (Properties)

Entering Data for Each Variable

Validating Data for Databases

Validation of Nominal and Ordinal Data

Validation of Scale Data

 

Module 6: Working With Data and Variables

Introduction and Objectives

Computing a New Variable

Recoding Scale Data Into a String Variable

Data Transformation

Split Cases for Independent Analysis

Inserting New Variables and Cases Into Existing Databases

Data View Page: Copy, Cut, and Paste Procedures

 

Module 7: Using the SPSS Help Menu

Introduction and Objectives

Help Options

Using Help Topics

Using the Help Tutorial

Using Help Case Studies

Getting Help When Using Analyze on the Main Menu

 

Module 8: Creating Graphs for Nominal and/or Ordinal Data

Introduction and Objectives

A Brief Introduction to the Chart Builder 74 8.3 Using the Chart Builder to Build a Simple 3-D Graph

Building a Population Pyramid

 

Module 9: Graphs for Continuous Data

Introduction and Objectives

Creating a Histogram

Creating a Boxplot

Creating a Panel Graph

 

Module 10: Printing Data View, Variable

View, and Output Viewer Screens

Introduction and Objectives

Printing Data From the Variable View Screen

Printing a Selected Portion of Your Data

Printing Variable Information From the Output Viewer

Printing Tables From the Output Viewer

 

Module 11: Basic Descriptive Statistics

Introduction and Objectives

Measures of Central Tendency

The Mode

The Median

The Mean

Measures of Dispersion

Range, Mean, Standard Deviation, and Variance

The Shape of the Distribution (Skewness)

The Shape of the Distribution (Kurtosis)

The Big Question: Are the Data Normally Distributed?

Descriptive Statistics for the Class Survey

 

Module 12: One-Sample t Test and a Binomial Test of Equality

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

A Word About Confidence Intervals

Nonparametric Test: The Binomial Test of Equality

 

Module 13: Independent-Samples

t Test and Mann-Whitney U Test

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Nonparametric Test: Mann-Whitney U Test

 

Module 14. Paired-Samples t Test and Wilcoxon Test

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Nonparametric Test: Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks Test

 

Module 15: One-Way ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis Test

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Nonparametric Test: Kruskal-Wallis Test

 

Module 16: Two-Way (Factorial) ANOVA

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

 

Module 17: One-Way ANOVA Repeated

Measures Test and Friedman Test

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Nonparametric Test: Friedman Test

 

Module 18: Analysis of Covariance

Introduction and Objectives 2

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Testing for the Homogeneity of Regression Slopes

Main Analysis for ANCOVA

 

Module 19: Pearson’s Correlation and Spearman’s Correlation

Introduction and Objectives

Significance Test

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

Check for a Linear Relationship Between the Variables

Check Both Variables for Normality

Calculation of Pearson’s Correlation

Coefficient and Test of Significance

Nonparametric Test: Spearman’s Correlation Coefficient

 

Module 20: Single Linear Regression

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input

Data Assumptions (Normality)

Regression and Prediction

Interpretation of Output (Data Assumptions)

Interpretation of Output (Regression and Prediction)

Prediction

 

Module 21: Multiple Linear Regression

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input

Data Assumptions (Normality)

Regression and Prediction

Interpretation of Output (Data Assumptions)

Interpretation of Output (Regression and Prediction)

Prediction

 

Module 22: Logistic Regression

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

 

Module 23: Factor Analysis

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection

Research Question and Null Hypothesis

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output

 

Module 24: Chi-Square Goodness of Fit

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection: Legacy Dialogs

Research Question and Null Hypothesis: Legacy Dialogs

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output: Legacy Dialogs

Research Scenario and Test Selection: One Sample

Research Question and Null Hypothesis: One Sample

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output: One Sample

 

 

Module 25: Chi-Square Test of Independence

Introduction and Objectives

Research Scenario and Test Selection: Summarized Data

Research Question and Null Hypothesis: Summarized Data

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output: Summarized Data

Research Scenario and Test Selection: Raw Data

Research Question and Null Hypothesis: Raw Data

Data Input, Analysis, and Interpretation of Output: Raw Data

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