18 and older
The focus of this two-day course is on the use of a wide range of transformation techniques, ways to automate your work, manipulate your data files and results, and send your output to other Windows applications. You will gain an understanding of the various options for operating SPSS and how to use syntax to perform data transformations efficiently.
*Please note, there is no training manual for this class.Knowledge Pre-Requisites:
Introduction to SPSSWHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone who has worked with SPSS and wants to explore additional data management and manipulation features of SPSS and generally increase their efficiency with SPSS. The course is a natural follow-on to the "Introduction to SPSS" course or as a stand alone for experienced users who have learned the basic operations of SPSS on their own.PREREQUISITES:
General computer literacy. Completion of the "Introduction to SPSS" course or experience with SPSS for Windows (Version 9 or later) including familiarity with reading and defining data, basic uses of Recode and Compute transformations, and creating charts. No statistical background is necessary.COURSE OUTLINE:
- Choices in Running SPSS
- Further Data Transformation Features
- Computing Numeric Variables
- Computing Date, Time, And String Variables
- Helpful Data Management Features
- Aggregating Data
- Merging Files – Adding Cases
- Merging Files – Adding Variables
- Editing Charts and Pivot Tables
- Deployment of SPSS Results
- Controlling the SPSS Environment
Courseware (if a course has a Courseware) will be shipped to the address provided two weeks before the class starts. Make sure that the additional info field is properly and correctly filled out to avoid Courseware being lost in transit. Please also note that P.O. Box addresses are not allowed.
The classes are instructor-led live training you attend in a local classroom or from your home/office. Our instructors teach from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.
Instructors can view student progress and take control of their PC to provide direct assistance. Students can see the instructor's presentation as well as voice questions directly to the instructor and participate in class discussions.