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Introduction to Quantitative Analysis Using ‘SPSS’ Software


This two-day course will introduce you to the uses and functions of the statistical software SPSS. It covers data entry, editing, regression, and the basics of analyses and graphs. It's suitable for those with little or no experience of SPSS, or those who want a refresher. This is a practical course that will introduce you to SPSS and its uses for statistical analysis through hands-on experience.

You'll look at the following topics:

  • Getting started with SPSS files
  • Data entry: manually and from excel
  • Editing and organising datasets
  • SPSS options and functions
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Graphical displays
  • Parametric significance tests
  • Nonparametric significance tests

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • read-in, enter, organise, and save data in a suitable way
  • calculate/recode variables and prepare data for analysis
  • conduct descriptive and basic inferential statistics
  • be familiar with SPSS presentation of statistical output
  • create and edit graphical displays of data


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