Intermediate Statistics Using SPSS
- Herschel Knapp - University of Southern California, USA
Intermediate/Advanced Statistics | Methods & Statistics in Public Administration | Public Health Research | Quantitative Research Methods in Education | Quantitative Research Methods in Education | Statistics - General Interest | Statistics in Criminal Justice | Statistics in Health & Nursing | Statistics in Social Work |
What statistical test should I use for this kind of data? How do I set up the data? What parameters should I specify when ordering the test? How do I interpret the results?
Herschel Knapp's friendly and approachable guide to real-world statistics answers these questions. Intermediate Statistics Using SPSS is not about abstract statistical theory or the derivation or memorization of statistical formulas–it is about applied statistics. With jargon-free language and clear processing instructions, this text covers the most common statistical functions–from basic to more advanced. Practical exercises at the conclusion of each chapter offer students an opportunity to process viable data sets, write cohesive abstracts in APA style, and build a thorough comprehension of the statistical process. Students will learn by doing with this truly practical approach to statistics.
Free downloadable tutorial videos provide an overview of each statistical method!
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Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:
- Online resources for instructors include PowerPoint files for each chapter
- Solutions to all exercises
- A multimedia learning package that is ideal for classroom use, distance/online learning, independent study, refresher education, and professional reference.
Our Student Study Site is completely open-access and offers a wide range of additional features:
- 17 downloadable tutorial videos provide an overview of each statistical process, directions for processing the pretest checklist criteria, ordering the statistical test, and interpreting the results.
- SPSS data sets for all examples and exercises.
- Fully developed solutions to all odd-numbered exercises.
“Knapp’s straightforward approach toward presenting the set-up of various SPSS® statistical analyses and the interpretation of their produced output in easy-to-follow steps make this a must-have addition to the home library of novice and seasoned researchers alike.”
“Knapp's text is a wonderful resource to keep students afloat while navigating the turbulent statistical waves of indecision and bewilderment.”
“This is a fantastic resource for figuring out when to use which statistical procedure and provides step-by-step instructions for running the procedure within SPSS®.”
“Intermediate Statistics using SPSS provides readers with both a gentle introduction to statistical application using the IBM SPSS software package and a down-to-earth illustration of relevant concepts.”
“This book builds on the style used by Andy Field and is written in a manner that is accessible and enjoyable to today's student. I expect that the text will be adopted across the social and behavioral sciences for use in introduction to statistics courses at the doctoral level.”
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 5: ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis Test
Chapter 13: Logistic Regression