ISSR Methodology Workshop | Introduction to SPSS: Data Management, Descriptive Statistics and T-tests

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst

Instructor: Qiong Chen

With its user-friendly interface, SPSS has been a popular statistical software in social sciences. Designed for individuals with minimal experience with SPSS and those who need refresher to it, the workshop will introduce participants to manage data and to perform the basic descriptive and inferential statistical techniques using the software.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will know:

  • How to manage data using SPSS (e.g., import data, data cleaning, deal with missing values and categorical data, create new variables).
  • Performing descriptive statistics (e.g., frequency, mean, median, mode, generate plots).
  • Performing independent t-test and paired t-test and interpret results.