Introduction to SPSS


Course Number: SPSS-100

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Intro to SPSS Training Overview

This Introduction to SPSS training course teaches your team the fundamentals of using SPSS® for data analysis. Attendees learn the basics of importing data, data definition, data modification, data analysis, and presenting results.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Master the fundamentals of using SPSS for data analysis
  • Understand the basics of editing data in the Data Editor
  • Import data from multiple sources and output it in a variety of formats
  • Master command syntax for controlling SPSS
  • Generate charts and other visualizations from your data

Prerequisites

All students must have experience working in the Microsoft Windows environment and understand key Windows features. Experience with other Windows programs is helpful. Experience with SPSS is not necessary, though a basic understanding of the purpose and functions of the software is helpful. No statistical background is necessary.

Outline

Expand All | Collapse All

Introduction to SPSS
  • Windows
  • Designated Window versus Active Window
  • Status Bar
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Variable Names and Variable Labels in Dialog Box Lists
  • Resizing Dialog Boxes
  • Dialog Box Controls
  • Selecting Variables
  • Data Type, Measurement Level, and Variable List Icons
  • Getting Information about Variables in Dialog Boxes
  • Basic Steps in Data Analysis
  • Statistics Coach
  • Finding Out More
Getting Help
  • Getting Help on Output Terms
  • Data Files
  • Opening Data Files
  • To Open Data Files
  • Data File Types
  • Opening File Options
  • Reading Excel 95 or Later Files
  • Reading Older Excel Files & Other Spreadsheets
  • Reading dBase Files
  • Reading Stata Files
  • Reading Database Files
  • Text Wizard
  • Reading Dimensions Data
  • File Information
  • Saving Data Files
  • To Save Modified Data Files
  • Saving Data Files in External Formats
  • Saving Data Files in Excel Format
  • Saving Data Files in SAS Format
  • Saving Data Files in Stata Format
  • Saving Subsets of Variables
  • Exporting to a Database
  • Exporting to Dimensions
  • Protecting Original Data
  • Virtual Active File
  • Creating a Data Cache
Data Editor
  • Data View
  • Variable View
  • To Display or Define Variable Attributes
  • Variable Names
  • Variable Measurement Level
  • Variable Type
  • Variable Labels
  • Value Labels
  • Inserting Line Breaks in Labels
  • Missing Values
  • Column Width
  • Variable Alignment
  • Applying Variable Definition Attributes to Multiple Variables
  • Custom Variable Attributes
  • Customizing Variable View
  • Spell Checking Variable and Value Labels
  • Entering Data
  • To Enter Numeric Data
  • To Enter Non-Numeric Data
  • To Use Value Labels for Data Entry
  • Data Value Restrictions in the Data Editor
  • Editing Data
  • Replacing or Modifying Data Values
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Data Values
  • Inserting New Cases
  • Inserting New Variables
  • To Change Data Type
  • Finding Cases or Variables
  • Finding and Replacing Data and Attribute Values
  • Case Selection Status in the Data Editor
  • Data Editor Display Options
  • Data Editor Printing
  • To Print Data Editor Contents
Working with Multiple Data Sources
  • Basic Handling of Multiple Data Sources
  • Working with Multiple Datasets in Command Syntax
  • Copying and Pasting Information between Datasets
  • Renaming Datasets
  • Suppressing Multiple Datasets
Working with Output
  • Viewer
  • Showing and Hiding Results
  • Moving, Deleting, and Copying Output
  • Changing Initial Alignment
  • Changing Alignment of Output Items
  • Viewer Outline
  • Adding Items to the Viewer
  • Finding and Replacing Information in the Viewer
  • Copying Output into Other Applications
  • To Copy and Paste Output Items into Another Application
  • Export Output
  • HTML, Word/RTF, and Excel Options
  • PowerPoint Options
  • PDF Options
  • Text Options
  • Options for Exporting Charts
  • Viewer Printing
  • To Print Output and Charts
  • Print Preview
  • Page Attributes: Headers and Footers
  • Page Attributes: Options
  • Saving Output
  • To Save a Viewer Document
Working with Command Syntax
  • Syntax Rules
  • Pasting Syntax from Dialog Boxes
  • To Paste Syntax from Dialog Boxes
  • Copying Syntax from the Output Log
  • To Copy Syntax from the Output Log
  • To Run Command Syntax
  • Unicode Syntax Files
  • Multiple Execute Commands
Crosstabs
  • Crosstabs Layers
  • Crosstabs Cluttered Bar Charts
  • Crosstabs Statistics
  • Crosstabs Cell Display
  • Crosstabs Table Format
Overview of the Chart Facility
  • Building and Editing a Chart
  • Building Charts
  • Editing Charts
  • Chart Definition Options
  • Adding and Editing Titles and Footnotes
  • Setting General Options
Conclusion

Training Materials

All SSPS training attendees receive an extensive library of SPSS examples to take with them following the training.

Software Requirements

This class uses SPSS Statistics 25 or newer but is appropriate to SPSS Statistics 19 and newer. Attendees are assumed to have their own copy of the software.



Learn faster

Our live, instructor-led lectures are far more effective than pre-recorded classes

Satisfaction guarantee

If your team is not 100% satisfied with your training, we do what's necessary to make it right

Learn online from anywhere

Whether you are at home or in the office, we make learning interactive and engaging

Multiple Payment Options

We accept check, ACH/EFT, major credit cards, and most purchase orders



Recent Training Locations

Alabama

Birmingham

Huntsville

Montgomery

Alaska

Anchorage

Arizona

Phoenix

Tucson

Arkansas

Fayetteville

Little Rock

California

Los Angeles

Oakland

Orange County

Sacramento

San Diego

San Francisco

San Jose

Colorado

Boulder

Colorado Springs

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

DC

Washington

Florida

Fort Lauderdale

Jacksonville

Miami

Orlando

Tampa

Georgia

Atlanta

Augusta

Savannah

Hawaii

Honolulu

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago

Indiana

Indianapolis

Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Des Moines

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Lexington

Louisville

Louisiana

New Orleans

Maine

Portland

Maryland

Annapolis

Baltimore

Frederick

Hagerstown

Massachusetts

Boston

Cambridge

Springfield

Michigan

Ann Arbor

Detroit

Grand Rapids

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Saint Paul

Mississippi

Jackson

Missouri

Kansas City

St. Louis

Nebraska

Lincoln

Omaha

Nevada

Las Vegas

Reno

New Jersey

Princeton

New Mexico

Albuquerque

New York

Albany

Buffalo

New York City

White Plains

North Carolina

Charlotte

Durham

Raleigh

Ohio

Akron

Canton

Cincinnati

Cleveland

Columbus

Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Rhode Island

Providence

South Carolina

Charleston

Columbia

Greenville

Tennessee

Knoxville

Memphis

Nashville

Texas

Austin

Dallas

El Paso

Houston

San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Alexandria

Arlington

Norfolk

Richmond

Washington

Seattle

Tacoma

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Madison

Milwaukee

Alberta

Calgary

Edmonton

British Columbia

Vancouver

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Nova Scotia

Halifax

Ontario

Ottawa

Toronto

Quebec

Montreal

Puerto Rico

San Juan