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Tuesday, 24th June 2014

Time: 1:30PM - 4:30PM
Location: Rm 104, Social Sciences North Building (Computer Training Suite)

Thursday, 24th July 2014

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: Rm 151, Computer Lab 1, Central Library

Thursday, 16th October 2014

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: Rm 104, Social Sciences North Building (Computer Training Suite)

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IBM SPSS - Intermediate: Understanding Your Data (Descriptive Statistics, Graphs and Custom Tables)

Course description

This more advanced course builds on the skills taught in the introductory courses, to include techniques for Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) with a focus on appropriate summarising of the data and presenting it in tables and graphs. Although this course is aimed to be practically orientated with extensive use of the IBM SPSS statistical package, theoretical considerations related to covered topics are addressed.

! IMPORTANT
This course is under great demand. If your circumstances change and you cannot attend, please cancel your enrolment as quickly as possible.

Attachments

Understanding_Your_Data handout (PDF)

Type of course

Hands-on computer course

Presenters

Pawel Skuza
eResearch@Flinders

Who should attend

Staff and Research Higher Degree Students

What you will learn

  • Summarising categorical and continuous data
  • Working with 'Custom Tables' Module
  • Using graphs to describe and explore the data
  • Assessing normality and outliers
  • Dealing with missing data
  • Use of syntax

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

Preferably participants should attend Introduction to SPSS and Introduction to Statistical Analysis (or have an understanding of concepts/skills covered in those two introductory courses) before enrolling in this workshop.