SPSS Survival Manual. SPSS Survival Manual. A step by step guide to data analysis using SPSS for Windows (Versions 10 and 11) Год: 2003 Автор: Pallant J. Жанр: Учебное пособие Издательство: Open University Press ISBN: 0-335-20890-8 Язык: Английский Формат: PDF Качество: Отсканированные страницы Количество страниц: 295 Описание: This SPSS Survival Manual consiscs of 21 chapters, covering the research process from designing a study гhrough to the analysis of the data and presentation of the results. It is broken into five main parrs. Part One (Getting started) covers the preliminaries: designing a study, preparing a codebook, and becoming familiar with SPSS. In Part Two (Preparing the data file) you will be shown how to prepare a data file, enter your data, and check for errors. Preliminary analyses are covered in Part Three, which includes chapters on (he use of descriptive statistics arid graphs; the manipulation of the data; and the procedures for checking the reliability of scales. Yog will also he guided, step hy step, through the sometimes difficult task of choosing which statistical technique is suitable for your data.
In Pait Four the major statistical techniques that can he used to explore relationships are presented (e.g., correlation, partial correlation, multiple regression factor analysis). These chapters summarise the purpose of each technique, the underlying assumptions, how to obtain results, how to interpret the output, and how to present these results in your thesis or reporr.
Part Five discusses the statistical techniques rhat can be used to compare groups These include t-tests, analysis of variance, multivariate analysis of variance and analysis of covariancc. A chapter on non-parametric techniques is also included.