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Visual Approach to SPSS for Windows A Guide to SPSS 15. 0

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ISBN-10: 0205546951

ISBN-13: 9780205546954

Edition: 2008

Authors: Leonard Stern

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"A Visual Approach to SPSS for Windows "is the first text of its kind to employ what the author refers to as " visual sequencing" to teach student how to use SPSS. All of the datasets used in the book are available for download on the text website. Courses in Statistics or Research Methods.
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Book details

List price: $57.60
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

The Basics
Starting and Exiting SPSS
Starting SPSS
Exiting SPSS
Using the Tutorial for More Information
Exercise for Chapter 1
Entering and Saving Data
Entering Data Using the Keyboard
Entering Data from an SPSS Data File
Entering Data from an Excel File
Entering Data from a Text or Data file
Saving Data
Exercises for Chapter 2
Modifying Data in the Data Editor
Changing the Content of a Data Cell
Inserting a Variable
Removing a Variable
Inserting a Case
Removing a Case
Copying and Pasting Data
Exercises for Chapter 3
Defining Variables' Properties
Naming Variables and Declaring their Types
Labeling Variables
Assigning Values for Categorical Numeric Variables
Adjusting Column Widths and Number of Columns in Data View
Exercises for Chapter 4
Printing Data from the SPSS Data Editor
Printing the Entire File
Printing a Portion of the File
Exercises for Chapter 5
The SPSS Viewer
Producing and Working with Output
Inserting Text in the Viewer
Printing the Output Visible in the Contents Pane
Exercises for Chapter 6
Describing the Distribution of a Single Variable
The Frequencies Procedure
Information Obtained by Inspecting a Frequency Distribution
Key Properties of Distributions
Using the Frequencies Procedure
Interpreting the Output
Options for the Frequencies Program
Graphing Distributions
Exercises for Chapter 7
Other Procedures for Obtaining Descriptive Measures
Descriptives
Explore
Case Summaries
Means
A Summary of the Special Features of Each Procedure
Exercises for Chapter 8
Analyzing Relations Between Variables
Chi Square Test of Independence
Purpose of the Analysis
Preparing Data for the Analysis
Requesting the Analysis
Interpreting the Output
Reporting the Results
Exercises for Chapter 9
Bivariate Linear Regression
Purpose of the Analysis
Preparing Data for the Analysis
Requesting the Analysis
Interpreting the Output
Checking Underlying Assumptions