Using SPSS: An Interactive Hands-On Approach / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This practical book can be used as a supplementary text or as a self-help guide through which the reader can learn to use SPSS on their own, and at their own pace. The book uses statistics to teach the use of SPSS, by interacting with the software and learning by inquiry and discovery. Each chapter includes an introduction and list of objectives indicating what the reader will be able to do by the end of the chapter. Bulleted phrases provide step-by-step guidance as readers work through the exercises.
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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 EncountersChapter 2. Navigating in SPSSChapter 3. Getting Data in and out of SPSSChapter 4. Levels of MeasurementChapter 5. Entering Variables and Data and Validating DataChapter 6. Working with Data and VariablesChapter 7. Using the SPSS Help MenuChapter 8. Creating Basic Graphs and ChartsChapter 9. Editing and Embellishing Graphs and ChartsChapter 10. Printing Data Files and Output FilesChapter 11. Basic Descriptive StatisticsChapter 12. One-Sample t-Test and Nonparametric Binomial Test of EqualityChapter 13. Independent Samples t-Test and Nonparametric Mann-Whitney TestChapter 14. Paired Samples t-test and Nonparametric Wilcoxon TestChapter 15. One-Way ANOVA and Nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis TestChapter 16. Two-Way (Factorial) ANOVAChapter 17. ANOVA Repeated Measures and Nonparametric Friedman TestChapter 18. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)Chapter 19. Pearson Correlation and Nonparametric Spearman CorrelationChapter 20. Single Linear RegressionChapter 21. Multiple Linear RegressionChapter 22. Chi-Square Goodness of FitChapter 23. Chi-Square Test of Independence