Data Entry and Processing in SPSS

Mon, 19/04/2021 - 13:30 to Tue, 20/04/2021 - 12:30

This hands-on training is designed to familiarise you with the interface and basic data processing functionalities in SPSS. It will examine several “must know” syntax commands that can help streamline data entry and processing. It will also explore how to obtain descriptive statistics in SPSS and perform visualisation.

This online workshop is recommended for researchers and postgraduate students who are new to SPSS or Statistics; or those simply looking for a refresher course before taking a deep dive into using SPSS, either to apply it to their research or to add it to their arsenal of eResearch skills.

This course will run over 2 days: Mon 19 April 1.30 - 4.30pm and Tues 20 April 9.30am - 12.30pm.

You will learn: 

  • Navigate the SPSS working environment
  • Prepare data files and define variables
  • Enter data in SPSS and Import data from Excel
  • Perform data screening
  • Compose SPSS Syntax for data processing
  • Obtain descriptive statistics, create graphs & assess normality
  • Manipulate and transform variables

Additional courses: are being offered by UNSW throughout the year. The training calendar and free online resources are available on the Research Technology Training website. 

UNSW researchers are also permitted to attend Intersect-run courses at any of the Intersect member institutions (click here to view the courses on offer).

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Key contact

Mrs Doris Margarita Harrison

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Upcoming events

12/04/2021 - 13:30 to 13/04/2021 - 12:30
19/04/2021 - 13:30 to 20/04/2021 - 12:30
27/04/2021 - 09:30 to 07/05/2021 - 13:00