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SPSS 1: Getting Started

SPSS 1: Getting Started

This workshop is the first of a three-part series on SPSS. SPSS is a statistical software package that is widely used by scientists throughout the social sciences for analysis of quantitative data.

Please note: This workshop focuses on using the point-and-click method for using SPSS; the syntax/code method will be introduced briefly.

Workshop Topics

  • Navigating SPSS
  • Entering and importing data from different formats (such as text and Excel files)
  • Defining variables (defining and labeling codes, selecting appropriate levels of measurement)
  • Manipulating and transforming data (selecting cases and splitting files; recoding and computing variables)
  • Running descriptive statistics
  • Generating simple graphs

Prerequisites: None.

NOTE:

  • This is the first workshop in a three-part series (SPSS 2 is the second, SPSS 3 is the third).
  • This workshop focuses on using the point-and-click method for using SPSS; the syntax/code method will be introduced briefly.
  • This workshop is for the Windows version of SPSS.
  • Please read our Workshops ~ Etiquette & Policies page for pertinent information to your workshop attendance.

Presenters: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, Ph.D., Data Services Librarian, member of the Library's Research Data Services Team.

 

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IMPORTANT: Effective Fall 2019 semester:

  • RDS workshops will no longer have registration but instead will be on a first-come-first-serve basis: The first 25 people to arrive *on time* will be able to attend the workshop.

  • Workshop instructors may choose to refuse admittance to those arriving more than 5 minutes late.

Related LibGuide: Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library by Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Date:
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Classroom 2
Campus:
Downtown Campus Library
Categories:
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Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh