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SPSS QuickStart is a guide to the skills that behavioral and social science researchers, educational and business analysts, and others use to conduct statistical analyses. It focuses on the SPSS procedures and techniques that these individuals are likely to apply to analyze their data.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205735778
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Series: Pearson Custom Library: Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 668,938
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Neil J. Salkind is a professor emeritus of educational psychology at the University of Kansas where he taught for 35 years. He received his degree from the University of Maryland's Institute for Child Study and has published numerous journal articles and books, among them being Using SPSS with Sam Green (Prentice Hall), Exploring Research (Prentice Hall) and Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics (Sage). He is active in the Society for Research in Child Development where he edited the journal Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography, and the American Psychological Association. He lives in Lawrence, KS.

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Table of Contents

How To Use This Book

Part I:SPSS/PASW Basics

QuickStart 1 Starting SPSS/PASW

QuickStart 2 SPSS/PASW Main Menu and Toolbars

QuickStart 3 Using SPSS/PASW Help

Part II: Creating an SPSS/PASW Data File

QuickStart 4 Opening and Saving an SPSS/PASW Data File

QuickStart 5 Defining Variable Properties

QuickStart 6 Entering and Editing Data

QuickStart 7 Inserting and Deleting Cases and Variables

QuickStart 8 Selecting Parts of a Data Set for Deleting or Pasting

QuickStart 9 Printing an SPSS/PASW Data File and Exiting SPSS/PASW

Part III: Working with an SPSS/PASW Data File

QuickStart 10 Importing and Exporting Data

QuickStart 11 Finding Values, Variables, and Cases

QuickStart 12 Transforming Data—Recoding, Computing, and Ranking Cases

QuickStart 13 Selecting and Splitting files

QuickStart 14 Sorting Cases and Merging Files

Part IV: Creating and Editing SPSS/PASW Graphs and Tables

QuickStart 15 Creating Graphs

QuickStart 16 Modifying Graphs

QuickStart 17 Creating Tables

QuickStart 18 Using Viewer

Part V: Descriptive Statistics

QuickStart 19 Descriptive Statistics for Qualitative Variables

QuickStart 20 Descriptive Statistics for Quantitative Variables

Part VI: Evaluating Means

QuickStart 21 One-Sample t Test

QuickStart 22 Paired-Samples t Test

QuickStart 23 Independent-Samples t Test

QuickStart 24 One-Way Analysis of Variance

QuickStart 25 One-Way Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance

QuickStart 26 Two-Way Analysis of Variance

Part VII: Correlation and Regression

QuickStart 27 Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient

QuickStart 28 Partial Correlation

QuickStart 29 Bivariate Linear Regression

QuickStart 30 Multiple Linear Regression

Part VIII: Discriminant, Factor and Reliability Analysis

QuickStart 31 Discriminant Analysis

QuickStart 32 Factor Analysis

QuickStart 33 Internal Consistency Estimates of Reliability

Part IX: Nonparametric Statistics

QuickStart 34 Binomial Test

QuickStart 35 One Sample Chi-Square Goodness of Fit

QuickStart 36 Mann Whitney U Test for Two Independent Samples

QuickStart 37 Wilcoxon Test for Two Related Samples

Appendix 1 - Creating APA Format Charts

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