Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506358691

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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The updated Second Edition of Herschel Knapp’s friendly and practical introduction to statistics shows students how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that students most want answered: What statistical test should I use for this situation? How do I set up the data? How do I run the test? How do I interpret and document the results? Online tutorial videos, examples, screenshots, and intuitive illustrations help students "get the story" from their data as they learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter using prepared downloadable data sets.

Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483324532

Category: Social Science

Page: 456

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Introductory Statistics Using SPSS, by Herschel Knapp, shows readers how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that readers most want answered, including: how to choose the appropriate test for each situation, how to set up the data, how to run the test, and how to interpret and document the results. Requiring no hand calculations, this highly applied book helps readers “get the story” from their data. They learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter. Video tutorials on the accompanying website clearly demonstrate how to set up the data and run the test in SPSS. Contents: PART I: STATISTICAL PRINCIPLES – 1) Research Principles 2) Sampling 3) Working in SPSS; PART II: STATISTICAL PROCESSES – 4) Descriptive Statistics 5) T Test 6) ANOVA 7) Paired T Test 8) Correlation and Regression 9) Chi-Square; PART III: DATA HANDLING – 10) Supplemental SPSS Operations; PART IV – SOLUTIONS TO ODD-NUMBERED EXERCISES

Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483313107

Category: Social Science

Page: 456

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Introductory Statistics Using SPSS, by Herschel Knapp, shows readers how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that readers most want answered, including: how to choose the appropriate test for each situation, how to set up the data, how to run the test, and how to interpret and document the results. Requiring no hand calculations, this highly applied book helps readers “get the story” from their data. They learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter. Video tutorials on the accompanying website clearly demonstrate how to set up the data and run the test in SPSS. Contents: PART I: STATISTICAL PRINCIPLES – 1) Research Principles 2) Sampling 3) Working in SPSS; PART II: STATISTICAL PROCESSES – 4) Descriptive Statistics 5) T Test 6) ANOVA 7) Paired T Test 8) Correlation and Regression 9) Chi-Square; PART III: DATA HANDLING – 10) Supplemental SPSS Operations; PART IV – SOLUTIONS TO ODD-NUMBERED EXERCISES

Introductory Statistics for Health and Nursing Using SPSS

Author: Louise Marston

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1847874835

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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With the inclusion of real-world data and a host of health-related examples, this is an impressive introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and nursing students. Health and nursing students can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. This book has been developed with this readership in mind. This accessible text avoids using long and off-putting statistical formulae in favor of non-daunting practical and SPSS-based examples. What’s more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field.

IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

Author: George A. Morgan,Nancy L. Leech,Gene W. Gloeckner,Karen C. Barrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136461817

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of the steps in the research process: design, entering and checking data, testing assumptions, assessing reliability and validity, computing descriptive and inferential parametric and nonparametric statistics, and writing about outputs. Dialog windows and SPSS syntax, along with the output, are provided. Three realistic data sets, available on the Internet, are used to solve the chapter problems. The new edition features: Updated to IBM SPSS version 20 but the book can also be used with older and newer versions of SPSS. A new chapter (7) including an introduction to Cronbach’s alpha and factor analysis. Updated Web Resources with PowerPoint slides, additional activities/suggestions, and the answers to even-numbered interpretation questions for the instructors, and chapter study guides and outlines and extra SPSS problems for the students. The web resource is located www.routledge.com/9781848729827 . Students, instructors, and individual purchasers can access the data files to accompany the book at www.routledge.com/9781848729827 . IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics, Fifth Edition provides helpful teaching tools: All of the key IBM SPSS windows needed to perform the analyses. Complete outputs with call-out boxes to highlight key points. Flowcharts and tables to help select appropriate statistics and interpret effect sizes. Interpretation sections and questions help students better understand and interpret the output. Assignments organized the way students proceed when they conduct a research project. Examples of how to write about outputs and make tables in APA format. Helpful appendices on how to get started with SPSS and write research questions. An ideal supplement for courses in either statistics, research methods, or any course in which SPSS is used, such as in departments of psychology, education, and other social and health sciences. This book is also appreciated by researchers interested in using SPSS for their data analysis.

Intermediate Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506377416

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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What statistical test should I use for this kind of data? How do I set up the data? What parameters should I specify when ordering the test? How do I interpret the results? Herschel Knapp's friendly and approachable guide to real-world statistics answers these questions. Intermediate Statistics Using SPSS is not about abstract statistical theory or the derivation or memorization of statistical formulas–it is about applied statistics. With jargon-free language and clear processing instructions, this text covers the most common statistical functions–from basic to more advanced. Practical exercises at the conclusion of each chapter offer students an opportunity to process viable data sets, write cohesive abstracts in APA style, and build a thorough comprehension of the statistical process. You will learn by doing with this truly practical approach to statistics.

Discovering Statistics Using R

Author: Andy Field,Jeremy Miles,Zoë Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446258467

Category: Reference

Page: 992

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Lecturers - request an e-inspection copy of this text or contact your local SAGE representative to discuss your course needs. Watch Andy Field's introductory video to Discovering Statistics Using R Keeping the uniquely humorous and self-deprecating style that has made students across the world fall in love with Andy Field's books, Discovering Statistics Using R takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using R, a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences throughout the world. The journey begins by explaining basic statistical and research concepts before a guided tour of the R software environment. Next you discover the importance of exploring and graphing data, before moving onto statistical tests that are the foundations of the rest of the book (for example correlation and regression). You will then stride confidently into intermediate level analyses such as ANOVA, before ending your journey with advanced techniques such as MANOVA and multilevel models. Although there is enough theory to help you gain the necessary conceptual understanding of what you're doing, the emphasis is on applying what you learn to playful and real-world examples that should make the experience more fun than you might expect. Like its sister textbooks, Discovering Statistics Using R is written in an irreverent style and follows the same ground-breaking structure and pedagogical approach. The core material is augmented by a cast of characters to help the reader on their way, together with hundreds of examples, self-assessment tests to consolidate knowledge, and additional website material for those wanting to learn more. Given this book's accessibility, fun spirit, and use of bizarre real-world research it should be essential for anyone wanting to learn about statistics using the freely-available R software.

Introduction to Real World Statistics

With Step-By-Step SPSS Instructions

Author: Edward T. Vieira, Jr.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351869817

Category: Education

Page: 628

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Introduction to Real World Statistics provides students with the basic concepts and practices of applied statistics, including data management and preparation; an introduction to the concept of probability; data screening and descriptive statistics; various inferential analysis techniques; and a series of exercises that are designed to integrate core statistical concepts. The author’s systematic approach, which assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, equips student practitioners with a fundamental understanding of applied statistics that can be deployed across a wide variety of disciplines and professions. Notable features include: short, digestible chapters that build and integrate statistical skills with real-world applications, demonstrating the flexible usage of statistics for evidence-based decision-making statistical procedures presented in a practical context with less emphasis on technical jargon early chapters that build a foundation before presenting statistical procedures SPSS step-by-step detailed instructions designed to reinforce student understanding real world exercises complete with answers chapter PowerPoints and test banks for instructors.

BUNDLE: Knapp: Introductory Statistics Using SPSS + SPSS Version 22.0

Author: Herschel E. Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781483375564

Category: Social Science

Page: 433

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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. Knapp: Introductory Statistics Using SPSS Ideal for in-class / lab SPSS work, remote learning, and self-paced independent study, this accessible book shows students how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that students most want answered: What statistical test should I use for this situation? How do I set up the data? How do I run the test? How do I interpret and document the results? Requiring no hand calculations, this highly applied book helps students “get the story” from their data. They learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter. Video tutorials on the accompanying website clearly demonstrate how to set up the data and run the test in SPSS. Instructor support includes sample syllabi, all datasets, and PowerPoint presentation files for each chapter. IBM® SPSS® Statistics Base Integrated Student Edition, Version 22.0 This student version is a single-user license that provides affordable access to statistical analysis, modeling and survey research tools that can support your college coursework and enable you to develop the advanced analytical skills employers seek. This program is intended only for academic persons, including students, professors, and other academic professionals for use solely in connection with a course offering. It may only be used in combination with academic textbooks for the sole purpose of teaching and learning analytics. Use of this program is limited to course work as defined by the course syllabus. Any other use of the program is prohibited. Please note that this program may not cover all topics that are covered in the text with which it is bundled. This program is intended to be an introduction to IBM SPSS only. This version of the program: is for a 12-month period, beginning on the date of customer installation; is limited to two installations; does not allow for add on SPSS modules; is limited to 1500 cases and 50 variables; does not allow for SPSS Command Syntax to be used; and does not allow customers to merge or aggregate files

Business Statistics Using EXCEL and SPSS

Author: Nick Lee,Mike Peters

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473943884

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 584

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'Takes the challenging and makes it understandable. The book contains useful advice on the application of statistics to a variety of contexts and shows how statistics can be used by managers in their work.' - Dr Terri Byers, Assistant Professor, University Of New Brunswick, Canada A book about introductory quantitative analysis, the authors show both how and why quantitative analysis is useful in the context of business and management studies, encouraging readers to not only memorise the content but to apply learning to typical problems. Fully up-to-date with comprehensive coverage of IBM SPSS and Microsoft Excel software, the tailored examples illustrate how the programmes can be used, and include step-by-step figures and tables throughout. A range of ‘real world’ and fictional examples, including "The Ballad of Eddie the Easily Distracted" and "Esha's Story" help bring the study of statistics alive. A number of in-text boxouts can be found throughout the book aimed at readers at varying levels of study and understanding Back to Basics for those struggling to understand, explain concepts in the most basic way possible - often relating to interesting or humorous examples Above and Beyond for those racing ahead and who want to be introduced to more interesting or advanced concepts that are a little bit outside of what they may need to know Think it over get students to stop, engage and reflect upon the different connections between topics A range of online resources including a set of data files and templates for the reader following in-text examples, downloadable worksheets and instructor materials, answers to in-text exercises and video content compliment the book. An ideal resource for undergraduates taking introductory statistics for business, or for anyone daunted by the prospect of tackling quantitative analysis for the first time.

Statistics Using IBM SPSS

An Integrative Approach

Author: Sharon Lawner Weinberg,Sarah Knapp Abramowitz

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107461227

Category: Mathematics

Page: 592

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A clear, lively and data-centric introduction to statistics with integrated SPSS (version 22) commands. Features a new chapter on research design.

IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics

Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

Author: Nancy L. Leech,Karen C. Barrett,George A. Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136334939

Category: Psychology

Page: 382

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Designed to help readers analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design; perform intermediate statistics, including multivariate statistics; interpret output; and write about the results. The book reviews research designs and how to assess the accuracy and reliability of data; how to determine whether data meet the assumptions of statistical tests; how to calculate and interpret effect sizes for intermediate statistics, including odds ratios for logistic analysis; how to compute and interpret post-hoc power; and an overview of basic statistics for those who need a review. Unique chapters on multilevel linear modeling; multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA); assessing reliability of data; multiple imputation; mediation, moderation, and canonical correlation; and factor analysis are provided. SPSS syntax with output is included for those who prefer this format. The new edition features: • IBM SPSS version 22; although the book can be used with most older and newer versions • New discusiion of intraclass correlations (Ch. 3) • Expanded discussion of effect sizes that includes confidence intervals of effect sizes (ch.5) • New information on part and partial correlations and how they are interpreted and a new discussion on backward elimination, another useful multiple regression method (Ch. 6) • New chapter on how to use a variable as a mediator or a moderator (ch. 7) • Revised chapter on multilevel and hierarchical linear modeling (ch. 12) • A new chapter (ch. 13) on multiple imputation that demonstrates how to deal with missing data • Updated web resources for instructors including PowerPoint slides and answers to interpretation questions and extra problems and for students, data sets, chapter outlines, and study guides. IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics, Fifth Edition provides helpful teaching tools: • all of the key SPSS windows needed to perform the analyses • outputs with call-out boxes to highlight key points • interpretation sections and questions to help students better understand and interpret the output • extra problems with realistic data sets for practice using intermediate statistics • Appendices on how to get started with SPSS, write research questions, and basic statistics. An ideal supplement for courses in either intermediate/advanced statistics or research methods taught in departments of psychology, education, and other social, behavioral, and health sciences. This book is also appreciated by researchers in these areas looking for a handy reference for SPSS

A Conceptual Guide to Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Elliot T. Berkman,Steven P. Reise

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483342123

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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Bridging an understanding of Statistics and SPSS. This unique text helps students develop a conceptual understanding of a variety of statistical tests by linking the ideas learned in a statistics class from a traditional statistics textbook with the computational steps and output from SPSS. Each chapter begins with a student-friendly explanation of the concept behind each statistical test and how the test relates to that concept. The authors then walk through the steps to compute the test in SPSS and the output, clearly linking how the SPSS procedure and output connect back to the conceptual underpinnings of the test. By drawing clear connections between the theoretical and computational aspects of statistics, this engaging text aids students' understanding of theoretical concepts by teaching them in a practical context.

Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science

Author: Gareth Norris,Faiza Qureshi,Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317861833

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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This is a complete guide to statistics and SPSS for social science students. Statistics with SPSS for Social Science provides a step-by-step explanation of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures. It is also a guide to getting started with SPSS, and includes screenshots to illustrate explanations. With examples specific to social sciences, this text is essential for any student in this area.

An Introductory Guide to SPSS? for Windows?

Author: Eric L. Einspruch

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412904155

Category: Computers

Page: 145

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Do you need to conduct data analysis with SPSS but are unfamiliar with the software? This user-friendly book helps you become proficient in SPSS by teaching you the fundamentals of SPSS. The Second Edition develops SPSS skills using sample programs illustrating how to conduct the analyses typically covered in an introductory statistics course. Throughout the book, data are analyzed and SPSS output are interpreted in the context of research questions. Boldface text is used to indicate operations or choices the reader will need to make when running SPSS. Exercises are also included, with solutions provided in the appendix. `I want to commend the author for including a chapter on using the SPSS manuals. I would not have thought of this addition, and the information helps the reader go on to learn the more complex components of SPSS′ - Laura Myers, University of Georgia This Second Edition has been updated to SPSS Version 12.0, although its approach makes it useful for readers running other versions. Each chapter in the updated text includes a statement of its purpose and goal, as well as a chapter glossary. The updated text includes new SPSS features, including how to recode data using the Visual Bander and how to read text data using the Text Import Wizard. Author Eric L. Einspruch thoroughly covers critical basic skills: * How to create data sets by defining and coding data, using a codebook, and entering data * How to run SPSS and work with different SPSS files * How to manipulate data by recoding values, computing values, and selecting subsets of cases to include in an analysis * How to manage data files by reading data that have been entered using other software, appending files, and merging files * How to analyze data using SPSS pull-down menus * How to analyze data using programs written in SPSS syntax This outstanding book concludes with a discussion of how to get help in SPSS, suggestions on how to make the most of SPSS manuals, and directions for taking the next steps toward software mastery.

Doing Statistics With SPSS

Author: Alistair W Kerr,Howard K Hall,Stephen A Kozub

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761973850

Category: Social Science

Page: 238

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Doing Statistics with SPSS assumes no prior understanding beyond that of basic mathematical operations and is therefore suitable for anyone undertaking an introductory statistics course as part of a science based undergraduate programme. The text will: enable the reader to make informed choices about what statistical tests to employ and what assumptions are made in using a particular test demonstrate how to execute the analysis using SPSS guide the interpretation of its output Each chapter ends with an exercise and provides detailed instructions on how to run the analysis using SPSS release 10. Learning is further guided by pointing the reader to particular aspects of the SPSS output and by having the reader engage with specified items of information from the SPSS results.

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

Author: Dieter Rasch,Klaus Kubinger,Takuya Yanagida

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047097124X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 552

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Statistics in Psychology covers all statistical methods needed in education and research in psychology. This book looks at research questions when planning data sampling, that is to design the intended study and to calculate the sample sizes in advance. In other words, no analysis applies if the minimum size is not determined in order to fulfil certain precision requirements. The book looks at the process of empirical research into the following seven stages: Formulation of the problem Stipulation of the precision requirements Selecting the statistical model for the planning and analysis The (optimal) design of the experiment or survey Performing the experiment or the survey Statistical analysis of the observed results Interpretation of the results.

Introductory Statistics

A Conceptual Approach Using R

Author: William B. Ware,John M. Ferron,Barbara Manning Miller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0805836519

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 497

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"This comprehensive and uniquely organized text is aimed at undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences. The focus throughout is more on conceptual understanding, the attainment of statistical literacy and thinking than on learning a set of tools and procedures. An organizational scheme built around common issues and problems rather than statistical techniques allows students to understand the conceptual nature of statistical procedures and to focus more on cases and examples of analysis. Whenever possible, presentations contain explanations of the underlying reasons behind a technique. Importantly, this is one of the first statistics texts in the social sciences using R as the principal statistical package. Key features include the following. Conceptual Focus--The focus throughout is more on conceptual understanding and attainment of statistical literacy and thinking than on learning a set of tools and procedures. Problems and Cases--Chapters and sections open with examples of situations related to the forthcoming issues, and major sections ends with a case study. For example, after the section on describing relationships between variables, there is a worked case that demonstrates the analyses, presents computer output, and leads the student through an interpretation of that output. Continuity of Examples--A master data set containing nearly all of the data used in the book's examples is introduced at the beginning of the text. This ensures continuity in the examples used across the text. Companion Website--A companion website contains instructions on how to use R, SAS, and SPSS to solve the end-of-chapter exercises and offers additional exercises. Field Tested--The manuscript has been field tested for three years at two leading institutions"--

Statistics for Research

With a Guide to SPSS

Author: George Argyrous

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446245163

Category: Reference

Page: 608

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This fully updated edition of Statistics for Research explains statistical concepts in a straight-forward and accessible way using practical examples from a variety of disciplines. If you're looking for an easy-to-read, comprehensive introduction to statistics with a guide to SPSS, this is the book for you! The new edition features: - Clear explanations of all the main techniques of statistical analysis - A brand new student-friendly, easy-to-navigate design - Even more step-by-step screenshots of SPSS commands and outputs - An extensive glossary of terms, ideal for those new to statistics - End of chapter exercises to help you put your learning into practice - A new, fully updated companion website (www.uk.sagepub.com/argyrous3) with comprehensive student and lecturer resources including additional, discipline specific examples and online readings and WebCT/Blackboard quizzes. This is the ideal textbook for any course in statistical methods across the health and social sciences and a perfect starter book for students, researchers and professionals alike.

Performing Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS

Author: Lawrence S. Meyers,Glenn C. Gamst,A. J. Guarino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118357019

Category: Computers

Page: 736

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Each chapter of Performing Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS covers a particular statistical procedure and offers the following: an example problem or analysis goal, together with a data set; IBM SPSS analysis with step-by-step analysis setup and accompanying screen shots; and IBM SPSS output with screen shots and narrative on how to read or interpret the results of the analysis.