Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Brian C. Cronk
Publication Date: January 3, 2016
Size: 15.4 MB
Format: epub, mobi
Book DescriptionSPSS Statistics is a statistical package produced by IBM, Inc. Prior to 2010, SPSS was a separate company and produced statistical software under the SPSS and PASW names. IBM SPSS Statistics is designed to perform a wide range of statistical procedures. As with any other powerful program for the computer, there are certain conventions and techniques that must be mastered for efficient use of the software and to obtain consistently correct answers. By providing detailed, step-by-step guidance illustrated with examples, this book will help you attain such mastery.
In addition to showing you how to enter data and obtain results, this book explains how to select appropriate statistics and present the results in a form that is suitable for use in a research report in the social or behavioral sciences. For instance, the section on the independent t test shows how to state (i.e., phrase) the results of both a significant and an insignificant test.
This book is ideal as a supplement to traditional introductory- and intermediate-level statistics textbooks. It can also be used as a statistics refresher manual in a research methods course. Finally, students can use it as a desk reference guide in a variety of workplace settings after they graduate from college.
SPSS Statistics is an incredibly powerful program, and this text is not intended to be a comprehensive user’s manual. Instead, the emphasis is on the procedures normally covered in introductory- and intermediate-level courses in statistics and research methods.
New in this edition are a number of online supplementary materials for both students and instructors. Where online materials are available, the text will include the designation shown to the right.
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