Summary: This book helps students learn to analyze and interpret research data using SPSS by demonstrating how to compute a variety of statistics covered in intermediate statistics courses. The new edition features SPSS 15.0, but the book can also be used with earlier and probably future versions of SPSS. Each chapter introduces several related statistics and provides instructions on how to run them and interpret the outputs. Each statistic is described in a user-friendly man ...show morener. The book reviews research designs and how to assess the assumptions, accuracy, and reliability of data. The authors demonstrate how to: choose an appropriate statistic based on the research design and level of measurement; use SPSS to help answer research questions; and interpret and write about SPSS outputs. The examples use real data that are contained on the book's CD.
The new edition features: