Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods shows readers how to use images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 18.0 and now uses the latest version of the GSS (General Social Survey) as a secondary data set. This supplementary text is designed as a manual for SPSS use for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. It will also serve as a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time. Features and Benefits: • Offers a fully updated graphics chapter that highlights new features available in SPSS 18.0, including information on alternative routes to creating graphics • Includes updated examples, screenshots and tables throughout • Expanded coverage of output interpretation • Refers to several kinds of computer files, including data files, output files and syntax files • Covers a wide range of data analysis topics to help students who are working independently on a research proposal, project or paper.
Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods is a guide for those interested in using SPSS software to aid in statistical data analysis. It can be used as a companion to a statistics or research methods course, or as a stand-alone guide. It is a useful guide for students working independently on a research proposal, project, or paper. Also, it is an excellent resource for instructors to use with some or all of the lab components of their course. All of the images and directions used in this book are from SPSS version 17.0.
Using IBM SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods supports the use of SPSS for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. The book covers a wide range of data analysis topics to help students working on papers, research projects, and proposals. Using examples, tables, and actual SPSS screen captures, along with current data sets from the General Social Survey, it guides users through several different kinds of SPSS files including data files, output files, and syntax files.
Ideal either as a companion to a traditional statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Research Methods and Social Statistics is a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time or those with only basic knowledge about SPSS. This student-friendly resource shows readers how to use images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 20 and now uses the latest version of the General Social Survey (GSS, 2010) as a secondary data set.
Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods, Third Edition, uses images and directions drawn directly from SPSS/PASW Version 18.0 (for both PC and Mac computers) to teach undergraduate students how to use the software to manage data or to conduct statistical data analysis. This fully updated pocket-size guide addresses a wide variety of data analysis topics, making it useful for the classroom or for independent study, and offers a number of useful insider tips and hints for students. The Third Edition also offers the use of a dataset from the latest version of the General Social Survey (GSS).
Inspire students to pursue their own adventures in social research with this practical, hands-on introduction to data conceptualization, measurement, and association through active learning. Adventures in Social Research: Data Analysis Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics from Earl Babbie, William E. Wagner, III, and Jeanne Zaino offers a practical, hands-on introduction to the logic of social science research for students in many disciplines. The fully revised Tenth Edition offers step-by-step instruction on data analysis using the latest version (24.0) of SPSS and current data from the General Social Survey. Organized to parallel most introductory research methods texts, this text starts with an introduction to computerized data analysis and the social research process, then takes readers step-by-step through univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analysis using SPSS Statistics. The range of topics, from beginning to advanced, make Adventures in Social Research appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate courses.
A Practitioner's Guide to Research Methods and IBM SPSS
Author: Alfred P. Rovai
Publisher: Watertree Press LLC
This book integrates social science research methods and the descriptions of over 40 univariate, bivariate, and multivariate tests to include a description of the purpose, key assumptions and requirements, example research question and null hypothesis, SPSS procedures, display and interpretation of SPSS output, and what to report for each test. It is classroom tested and current with IBM SPSS 22. This expanded second edition also features companion website materials including copies of the IBM SPSS datasets used to create the SPSS output presented in the book, and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations that display step-by-step instructions on how to run popular SPSS procedures. Included throughout the book are various sidebars highlighting key points, images and SPSS screenshots to assist understanding the material presented, self-test reviews at the end of each chapter, a decision tree to facilitate identification of the proper statistical test, examples of SPSS output with accompanying analysis and interpretations, links to relevant web sites, and a comprehensive glossary. Underpinning all these features is a concise, easy to understand explanation of the material.