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Empirical Research Practice
Prepare APA style Research Plan, Lab Report, and Poster.
Call Number: NYU Shanghai Library (China) Main Collection (HA32 .P35 2016 )
Publication Date: 2016
The SPSS Survival Manual throws a lifeline to students and researchers grappling with this powerful data analysis software. In her bestselling guide, Julie Pallant guides you through the entire research process, helping you choose the right data analysis technique for your project. From the formulation of research questions, to the design of the study and analysis of data, to reporting the results, Julie discusses basic and advanced statistical techniques. She outlines each technique clearly, with step-by-step procedures for performing the analysis, a detailed guide to interpreting data output and an example of how to present the results in a report. For both beginners and experienced users in psychology, sociology, health sciences, medicine, education, business and related disciplines, the SPSS Survival Manual is an essential text. Illustrated with screen grabs, examples of output and tips, it is supported by a website with sample data and guidelines on report writing. This sixth edition is fully revised and updated to accommodate changes to IBM SPSS procedures, screens and output. It covers new SPSS tools for generating graphs and non-parametric statistics, importing data, and calculating dates.
Professionals in the field of mental health and allied subjects without any mathematical background will easily understand all the relevant statistical methods and carry out the analysis and interpret the results in their respective field without consulting any statistician.
Walking the reader through the steps of statistical tests and providing data sets and screen shots from SPSS, this student-friendly book helps students to successfully use statistical tests in SPSS, interpret the results and also to understand statistical concepts.
From the wide variety of options and statistics in SPSS, knowing which to use and how to interpret the outputs can be difficult. Dialog windows and SPSS syntax, along with the output, are provided. Several realistic data sets, available online, are used to solve the chapter problems. This new edition includes updated screenshots and instructions for IBM SPSS 25.
IBM SPSS Statistics 25 Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, fifteenth edition, a straightforward, step-by-step approach that makes SPSS software clear to beginners and experienced researchers alike.
You do not necessarily need to know much about statistics and mathematics to get a firm grip on regression and perform it to perfection. See practical examples of real-life data analysis using Stata, R and SPSS. This book is written primarily for those who need to do regression analysis in practice, and not only to understand how this method works in theory.