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Using SPSS: An Interactive Hands-On Approach / Edition 1

Using SPSS: An Interactive Hands-On Approach / Edition 1

by James B. Cunningham, James O. Aldrich


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ISBN-13: 9781412995153
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/14/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

James B.Cunningham (Ph D in Science Education, Syracuse University) is Professor Emeritus of Science and Computer Education and former chair of the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge. Formerly chair of the Departments of Science and Mathematics in Washington State high schools, he is author of Teaching Metrics Simplified and co-author of BASIC for Teachers, Authoring Educational Software, Hands-On Physics Activities With Real-Life Applications, and Hands-On Chemistry Activities With Real-Life Applications.He used SPSS extensively during his tenure as director of the Credential Evaluation Unit in the College of Education. He is currently a Fellow in the Center for Teaching and Learning at California State University, Northridge.

James O. Aldrich (Doctor of Public Administration, University of Laverne) is a retired lecturer on statistics and research methods at California State University, Northridge. He has also taught graduate level research courses for the University of La Verne. Dr. Aldrich held the appointment of Instructor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine where he served as the Principal Investigator and codirector of a National Cancer Institute research project. He has served on various committees for the Los Angeles chapter of the American Statistical Association and has also taught biostatistics, epidemiology, social statistics, and research methods courses for 20 years. The primary computer program used for his coursework has been the IBM SPSS Statistics software package. SAGE recently published, in 2013, Building SPSS Graphs to Understand Data, coauthored with Hilda M. Rodriguez.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. First Encounters
Chapter 2. Navigating in SPSS
Chapter 3. Getting Data in and out of SPSS
Chapter 4. Levels of Measurement
Chapter 5. Entering Variables and Data and Validating Data
Chapter 6. Working with Data and Variables
Chapter 7. Using the SPSS Help Menu
Chapter 8. Creating Basic Graphs and Charts
Chapter 9. Editing and Embellishing Graphs and Charts
Chapter 10. Printing Data Files and Output Files
Chapter 11. Basic Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 12. One-Sample t-Test and Nonparametric Binomial Test of Equality
Chapter 13. Independent Samples t-Test and Nonparametric Mann-Whitney Test
Chapter 14. Paired Samples t-test and Nonparametric Wilcoxon Test
Chapter 15. One-Way ANOVA and Nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis Test
Chapter 16. Two-Way (Factorial) ANOVA
Chapter 17. ANOVA Repeated Measures and Nonparametric Friedman Test
Chapter 18. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)
Chapter 19. Pearson Correlation and Nonparametric Spearman Correlation
Chapter 20. Single Linear Regression
Chapter 21. Multiple Linear Regression
Chapter 22. Chi-Square Goodness of Fit
Chapter 23. Chi-Square Test of Independence

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