SPSS Basics
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SPSS Basics

SPSS primer - learn the fundamentals of statistical analysis with SPSS.
4.3 (422 ratings)
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7,362 students enrolled
Created by Bogdan Anastasiei
Last updated 8/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 22 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • manipulate data in SPSS
  • visualize data using the most important types of charts
  • compute the main statistical indicators
  • build tables and cross tables
  • check for normality
  • detect the extreme values (outliers)
  • perform the chi square test for association
  • perform the independent-sample t test
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Requirements
  • very basic knowledge of statistics (mean, standard deviation, confidence interval, significance level, things like that)
Description

A friendly video course for anybody who wants to get the first notions of statistical analysis with SPSS.

If you are an absolute beginner and don't know anything about SPSS, this free course is for you. After completing it, you will know how to create an SPSS data set, how to work with your data (select cases, split files, weigh data etc.), how to summarize and visualize your data with charts and tables, how to compute the statistical indicators for your data series, and also how to perform a couple of statistical tests (the ch-square test for association and the independent samples t test).

In a word, you will have a solid idea about how SPSS works and what you can do with it.

All that's required from you is basic statistics knowledge (this is not a Statistics 101 course).

This course is structured in 27 lectures, covering about 20 topics. For every topic I have prepared practical exercises, so you can consolidate your knowledge and form your skills. You can find the exercises in the PDF files attached to almost every lecture.

With this course you can master the basics of SPSS in a few days only (depending, of course, of your learning pace).

So... just press the enroll button to start learning now. :)

Who is the target audience?
  • students and graduate students in statistics and social sciences (psychology, sociology, marketing etc.)
  • anyone who want to learn the basics of statistical analysis in SPSS
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 28 Lectures Collapse All 28 Lectures 02:10:44
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Getting Started
1 Lecture 02:13
Introduction
02:13
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Basic Operations With Data
7 Lectures 53:22

How to create new files and open existing files.

Working With SPSS Files
02:41

How to create variables in SPSS.

Defining Variables
12:08

How to recode variables in SPSS, for various purposes.

Variable Recoding
09:29

How to create dummy variables in SPSS.

Dummy Variables
07:52

How to select (filter) cases in SPSS files.

Selecting Cases
07:11

How to split files in SPSS.

File Splitting
02:52

How to weigh variables in SPSS.

Data Weighting
11:09
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Building Charts in SPSS
4 Lectures 19:46

How to build column charts in SPSS.

Column Charts
06:41

How to build line charts in SPSS.

Line Charts
04:35

How to build scatterplot charts in SPSS.

Scatterplot Charts
04:06

How to build

boxplot diagrams in SPSS.

Boxplot Diagrams
04:24
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Simple Analysis Techniques
5 Lectures 19:36

How to build tables of frequencies.

The Frequencies Procedure
05:47

How to compute the main statistical indicators for your data series.

The Descriptives Procedure
01:56

More ways to analyze your data.

The Explore Procedure
05:09

How to analyze the continuous variables.

The Means Procedure
03:23

How to build cross tables in SPSS.

The Crosstabs Procedure
03:21
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Bonus Package 1: Assumption Checking
3 Lectures 10:12

A few words about the two lectures in Section 5.

Short Note About This Section
1 page

How to check whether your variables are normally distributed using numerical methods.

Checking for Normality - Numerical Methods
06:34

How to identify the extreme values using graphical methods.

Detecting Outliers - Graphical Methods
03:38
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Bonus Package 2: More Advanced Analyses
6 Lectures 21:28

A few words about the Section 6.

Short Note About This Section
1 page

The chi-square test for association in SPSS.

Chi Square For Association
06:36

The chi-square test for association in SPSS,

with weighted data.

Chi Square For Association with Weighted Data
03:54

Independent samples t test in SPSS - introduction.

Independent-Sample T Test - Introduction
04:13

Independent-Sample T Test

in SPSS - Assumption Testing.

Independent-Sample T Test - Assumption Testing
01:36

Independent-Sample T Test - Output

Interpretation.

Independent-Sample T Test - Output Interpretation
05:09
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What's Next?
1 Lecture 00:00

The conclusions of this course,

Final Words
2 pages
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Course Materials
1 Lecture 00:08
Download Links
00:08
About the Instructor
Bogdan Anastasiei
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Learn with an Experienced University Teacher

My name is Bogdan Anastasiei and I am an assistant professor at the University of Iasi, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. I teach Internet marketing and quantitative methods for business. I am also a business consultant. I have run quantitative risk analyses and feasibility studies for various local businesses and been implied in academic projects on risk analysis and marketing analysis. I have also written courses and articles on Internet marketing and online communication techniques. I have about 20 years experience in teaching and about 10 years experience in business consulting.