Practical Skills for Data Analysts short course
|Dates:||9 February 2016|
|What is it:||Course|
|Organiser:||Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research|
|How much:||£140 (public sector) £195 (private sector)|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
This course will show participants how to use statistical analysis software, in this instance SPSS. In the course, participants will be introduced to the SPSS environment as well as useful key concepts (such as cases, variables, values, and levels of measurement) to perform basic descriptive data analysis. This is a foundation course aimed at participants without previous experience of SPSS. A key component of the course involves getting familiar with basic SPSS data analysis commands in hands-on sessions.
By the end of the day, participants will be familiar with the software; know how to open a data file, enter data, and do basic data manipulations; and be able to produce simple descriptive statistics, one- and two-way tables, as well as simple graphs.
On completing the course, participants will have covered the following:
• Procedures for opening and exploring, as well as creating, datasets using SPSS.
• Procedures for producing simple descriptive statistics for all or subsets of your cases.
• Procedures for producing simple graphical output.
• Procedures for data manipulation including variable recoding, computing values, and filtering cases.
Price: £140 (public sector) £195 (private sector)
Travel and Contact Information
Basement computer lab
Humanities Bridgeford Street