How to Use IBM SPSS Statistics: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 8th Edition

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2014-01-03
162 pages

Book Description

  • Designed for use by novice users, this text begins with the basics, such as starting SPSS, defining variables, and entering and saving data.
  • All major statistical techniques covered in beginning classes are included:
  • descriptive statistics
  • graphing data
  • prediction and association
  • parametric inferential statistics
  • nonparametric inferential statistics
  • statistics for test
  • Each section starts with a brief description of the statistic that is covered and important underlying assumptions, which help students select appropriate statistics.
  • Each section describes how to interpret results and express them in a research report after the data are analyzed. For example, students are shown how to phrase the results of a significant and an insignificant t test.
  • More than 200 screenshots (including sample output) throughout the book show students exactly what to expect as they follow along using SPSS.
  • A glossary of statistical terms is included, which makes a handy reference for students who need to review the meanings of basic statistical terms.
  • Practice exercises throughout the book give students stimulus material to use as they practice to achieve mastery of the program.
  • Thoroughly field-tested; your students are certain to appreciate this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 Entering and Modifying Data
Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 4 Graphing Data
Chapter 5 Prediction and Association
Chapter 6 Parametric Inferential Statistics
Chapter 7 Nonparametric Inferential Statistics
Chapter 8 Test Construction
Appendix A Effect Size
Appendix B Practice Exercise Data Sets

Book Details

  • Title: How to Use IBM SPSS Statistics: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 8th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 162 pages
  • Edition: 8
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-01-03
  • ISBN-10: 1936523264
  • ISBN-13: 9781936523269