Neil J. Salkind is a professor emeritus of educational psychology at the University of Kansas where he taught for 35 years. He received his degree from the University of Maryland's Institute for Child Study and has published numerous journal articles and books, among them being Using SPSS with Sam Green (Prentice Hall), Exploring Research (Prentice Hall) and Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics (Sage). He is active in the Society for Research in Child Development where he edited the journal Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography, and the American Psychological Association. He lives in Lawrence, KS.
How To Use This Book
Part I:SPSS/PASW Basics
QuickStart 1 Starting SPSS/PASW
QuickStart 2 SPSS/PASW Main Menu and Toolbars
QuickStart 3 Using SPSS/PASW Help
Part II: Creating an SPSS/PASW Data File
QuickStart 4 Opening and Saving an SPSS/PASW Data File
QuickStart 5 Defining Variable Properties
QuickStart 6 Entering and Editing Data
QuickStart 7 Inserting and Deleting Cases and Variables
QuickStart 8 Selecting Parts of a Data Set for Deleting or Pasting
QuickStart 9 Printing an SPSS/PASW Data File and Exiting SPSS/PASW
Part III: Working with an SPSS/PASW Data File
QuickStart 10 Importing and Exporting Data
QuickStart 11 Finding Values, Variables, and Cases
QuickStart 12 Transforming Data—Recoding, Computing, and Ranking Cases
QuickStart 13 Selecting and Splitting files
QuickStart 14 Sorting Cases and Merging Files
Part IV: Creating and Editing SPSS/PASW Graphs and Tables
QuickStart 15 Creating Graphs
QuickStart 16 Modifying Graphs
QuickStart 17 Creating Tables
QuickStart 18 Using Viewer
Part V: Descriptive Statistics
QuickStart 19 Descriptive Statistics for Qualitative Variables
QuickStart 20 Descriptive Statistics for Quantitative Variables
Part VI: Evaluating Means
QuickStart 21 One-Sample t Test
QuickStart 22 Paired-Samples t Test
QuickStart 23 Independent-Samples t Test
QuickStart 24 One-Way Analysis of Variance
QuickStart 25 One-Way Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance
QuickStart 26 Two-Way Analysis of Variance
Part VII: Correlation and Regression
QuickStart 27 Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient
QuickStart 28 Partial Correlation
QuickStart 29 Bivariate Linear Regression
QuickStart 30 Multiple Linear Regression
Part VIII: Discriminant, Factor and Reliability Analysis
QuickStart 31 Discriminant Analysis
QuickStart 32 Factor Analysis
QuickStart 33 Internal Consistency Estimates of Reliability
Part IX: Nonparametric Statistics
QuickStart 34 Binomial Test
QuickStart 35 One Sample Chi-Square Goodness of Fit
QuickStart 36 Mann Whitney U Test for Two Independent Samples
QuickStart 37 Wilcoxon Test for Two Related Samples
Appendix 1 - Creating APA Format Charts
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