Course Content for SPSS (The Beginner’s Guide)
Introduction to SPSS – Intermediate Course

Module 1             Introducing the Interface

  • The Data view
  • The Variable view
  • The Output view
  • The Draft view
  • The Syntax view

Module 2             Entering and modifying data

  • Creating the data definitions: the variable view

–              Variable types

–              Variable names and labels

–              Missing values

–              Binary variables

  • Creating a new dataset
  • Analysis in SPSS – frequencies (categorical data), descriptive statistics (continuous data)
  • Recodes and Transformations

Module 3             Charting your data

  • Using the automated chart function
  • Creating a chart from scratch
  • Interpreting and Discussing Result