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1Designing a study
Planning the study
Choosing appropriate scales and measures
Preparing a questionnaire
2Preparing a codebook
Variable names
Coding responses
Coding open-ended questions
3Getting to know SPSS
Starting SPSS
Opening an existing data file
Working with data files
SPSS windows
Dialogue boxes
Closing SPSS
Getting help
Preparing the data file
4Creating a data file and entering data
Changing the SPSS ‘Options’
Defining the variables
Entering data
Modifying the data file
Data entry using Excel
5Screening and cleaning the data
Step 1: Checking for errors
Step 2: Finding the error in the data file
Step 3: Correcting the error in the data file
6Descriptive statistics
Categorical variables
Continuous variables
Assessing normality
Checking for outliers
Additional exercises
Line graphs
Editing a chart/graph
Importing charts/graphs into Word documents
8Manipulating the data
Calculating total scale scores
Transforming variables
Collapsing a continuous variable into groups
Procedure for collapsing a continuous variable into groups
Collapsing the number of categories of a categorical variable
9Checking the reliability of a scale
Details of example
Interpreting the output from reliability
Presenting the results from reliability
10Choosing the right statistic
Overview of the different statistical techniques
The decision-making process
Key features of the major statistical techniques
Statistical techniques to explore relationships among variables
Techniques covered in Part Four
Revision of the basics
Interpretation of output from correlation
Presenting the results from correlation
Obtaining correlation coefficients between groups of variables
Comparing the correlation coefficients for two groups
12Partial correlation
Partial correlation
Interpretation of output from partial correlation
Presenting the results from partial correlation
13Multiple regression
Major types of multiple regression
Assumptions of multiple regression
Standard multiple regression
Presenting the results from multiple regression
14Logistic regression
Logistic regression
Data preparation: coding of responses
Interpretion of output from logistic regression
Presenting the results from logistic regression
15Factor analysis
Factor analysis
Steps involved in factor analysis
Procedure for factor analysis
Presenting the results from factor analysis
Techniques covered in Part Five
Type 1 error, Type 2 error and power
Planned comparisons/Post-hoc analyses
Effect size
Independent-samples t-test
Paired-samples t-test
17One-way analysis of variance
One-way analysis of variance
One-way between-groups ANOVA with post-hoc tests
Summary for one-way between-groups ANOVA with post-hoctests
One-way between-groups ANOVA with planned comparisons
One-way repeated measures ANOVA
18Two-way between-groups ANOVA
Two-way between-groups ANOVA
Interpretation of output from two-way ANOVA
Presenting the results from two-way ANOVA
19Mixed between-within subjects analysis of variance
Mixed between-within subjects analysis of variance
Interpretation of output from mixed between-within ANOVA
Presenting the results from mixed between-within ANOVA
20Multivariate analysis of variance
Multivariate analysis of variance
Assumption testing
Performing MANOVA
Interpretation of output from MANOVA
Presenting the results from MANOVA
Additional exercise
21Analysis of covariance
Analysis of covariance
Uses of ANCOVA
One-way ANCOVA
Two-way ANCOVA
22Non-parametric statistics
Summary of techniques covered in this chapter
Mann-Whitney U Test
Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
Kruskal-Wallis Test
Friedman Test
Spearman’s Rank Order Correlation
AppendixDetails of data files
Appendix Details of data files
Part A: Materials for survey.sav
Part B: Materials for experim.sav
Part C: Materials for staffsurvey.sav
Part D: Materials for sleep.sav
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