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Skill Builder Series: Statistics and SPSS Series Topics

December 2016 Skill-Builder Session Descriptions

  • SPSS Literacy Series Part 3 -
    • Join this webinar for a Skill-Builder presentation on SPSS Literacy. In this third session on a series featuring the basics of SPSS, this webinar will focus on the topic of common statistical analyses in SPSS and the importance of choosing the required variables for each statistical test.
  • StatsChat Live!: SPSS Literacy, Variables and Data Analysis Techniques.
    • Join this StatsChat Live! session for a lively conversation as a follow up to the SPSS Literacy Part 3 webinar focusing on the combined topic of types of variables and common statistical tests in SPSS.
  • SPSS Literacy Series, Part 4 - Graphical representations of data in SPSS.
    • Join this webinar for a Skill-Builder presentation on SPSS Literacy. In this last session of a four-part series on the basics of SPSS, this webinar will focus on the topic of graphs related to common statistical tests in SPSS and choosing the required variables for each graph.

November 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • SPSS Literacy Series, Part 2 - Variables
    • Join this webinar for a Skill-Builder presentation on SPSS Literacy. In this second session of a series on the basics of SPSS, this webinar will focus on the topic of organizing data and managing variables using SPSS. 
  • StatsChat Live!: SPSS Literacy, Variables
    • Join this StatsChat Live! session for a lively conversation as a follow up to the SPSS Literacy Part 2 webinar focusing on the basics of SPSS and variables

October 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 4: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
    • Join this webinar for an overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of ANOVA for doctoral research.
  • SPSS Literacy Series Part 1
    • Join this webinar to learn the basics of SPSS including uploading datasets, creating datasets, and working in variable view. 
  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 5: Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)
    • Join this webinar for an overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of ANCOVA for doctoral research.
  • StatsChat Live!: SPSS Literacy, Datasets
    • Join this StatsChats! Live session for a lively conversation on SPSS and datasets.
  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 6: Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA)
    • Join this webinar for an overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of MANOVA for doctoral research.

September 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • Skill-Builder Session: Creating Dummy Variables in SPSS
    • ​Learn how to transform variables and create dummy variables for statistical data analysis using SPSS. 
  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 2: One-Sample t-test
    • Join this webinar for an overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of the One-Sample t-test for doctoral research.
  • Skill-Builder Session: Non-Parametric Methods in SPSS
    • ​Join this webinar to learn the differences between parametric and non-parametric tests and for an overview presentation in SPSS of the common non-parametric methods such as the Chi Square, the Wilcoxin, and the Kruskal-Wallis.
  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 3: Paired-Samples t-test
    • Join this webinar for an overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of the Paired-Samples t-test for doctoral research.

August 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • StatsChat Live!: Sample Size
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, Statistics Tutor, Janine Allwright, for a conversation focused on sample size for statistics and doctoral research. 
  • StatsChat Live!: ANOVA
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, Statistics Instructional Support Specialist, Dr. Sarah Inkpen for a conversation focused on the use of Analysis of Variance in statistics and doctoral research. 
  • Tests of Mean Differences Series Part 1: Independent Samples t test
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the first session in a six-part series focused on the Independent Samples t test. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of the Independent Samples t test for doctoral research. 
  • Skill-Builder Session: Effect Size
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway and Dr. Patrick Dunn for a presentation on alpha, power, effect size, and sample size and their relationship to the G*Power software.

July 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • StatsChat Live! T-Tests
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, statistics tutor, Janine Allwright, for a conversation focused on the topic of the use of t-tests in statistics and doctoral research.
  • Skill-Builder Session: T-Tests
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn for a demonstration of the use of T-Tests in both SPSS and Excel. Dr. Dunn will present the types of T-Tests most often used in doctoral research and statistical analysis techniques.
  • Skill-Builder Session: Graphs
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn for a demonstration of the use of graphs using both SPSS and Excel. Dr. Dunn will present the types of charts and graphs most often used in statistics and doctoral research.
  • StatsChat Live! Statistical Data Management in Microsoft Excel
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn for a conversation focused on the topic of organizing and managing quantitative data using Excel for statistics and doctoral research.

June 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • StatsChat Live! Regression
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, Dr. Zin Htway for a conversation focused on the topic of regression analysis in statistics. 
  • Linear Regression Series Part 4: Multiple Linear Regression - Mediators and Moderators
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the last session in a 4-part series focused on Multiple Linear Regression - Mediators and Moderators using PROCESS macro for SPSS. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of multiple linear regression - mediators and moderators using the PROCESS macro for SPSS for doctoral research.

May 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • Linear Regression Series Part 2: Multiple Linear Regression
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the second session in a 4-part series focused on linear regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of Multiple Linear Regression for doctoral research.
  • StatsChat Live! Distributions
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, Sarah Inkpen for a conversation focused on the use of distributions in statistics and doctoral research.
  • Linear Regression Series Part 3: Hierarchical Linear Regression
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the third session in a 4-part series focused on linear regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of of Hierarchical Linear Regression for doctoral research.

April 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • Skill Builder Session: Logistic Regression (Part 4 of 4) – Discriminant Analysis and Multinomial Logistic Regression
    • This skill-builder session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of discriminant analysis and multinomial logistic regression for doctoral research.
  • StatsChat Live! Hypothesis Testing
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn, and his guest, Toby Yak, for a conversation focused on the use of descriptive statistics. Presenters will leave time for questions. 
  • Skill-Builder Session: Descriptive Statistics 
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn for a demonstration of the use of descriptive statistics using both SPSS and Excel. 
  • Skill-Builder Series: Linear Regression (Part 1) – Simple Linear Regression
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the first session in a 4-part series focused on linear regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA stype write-up of simple linear logistic regression for doctoral research. 
  • StatsChat Live! Graphs
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn, and special guest, Edward Irobi, for a conversation focused on the use of graphs in statistics.

March 2016 Skill-Builder Descriptions

  • Skill-Builder Session: Logistic Regression Series - Part 3: Ordinal Logistic Regression

    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the third in a 4-part series focused on logistic regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of ordinal logistic regression for doctoral research. 

  • Skill-Builder Session: Variables in Statistics

    • One of the most important concepts to understand in statistics is the use of variables. This 30-minute webinar will focus on the concept of variables. Session is for students with little to no experience in statistics. 

  • StatsChat Live! Descriptive Statistics

    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guests, Sarah Inkpen and Edward Irobi, advanced statistics tutors in the Academic Skills Center, for a conversation focused on descriptive statistics. 

  • Logistic Regression Series Part 4: Discriminant Analysis and Multinomial Logistic Regression

    • This skill-builder session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of Discriminant Analysis and Multinomial Logistic Regression for doctoral research.

February 2016 Skill-Builder Session Descriptions

  • Skill-Builder Session: Logistic Regression Series - Part 1: Simple Logistic Regression
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the first in a 3-part series focused on logistic regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of simple logistic regression for doctoral research. The recording of the Skill-Builder Session on Logistic Regression Series - Part 1: Simple Logistic Regression is now available on our Recordings Archive page.
  • StatsChat Live! Variables
    • Join Dr. Patrick Dunn and his guest, Dr. Matt Jones from the Center for Research Quality (CRQ) for a conversation focused on the use of variables in statistics.
  • Skill-Builder Session: Logistic Regression Series - Part 2: Multiple Logistic Regression
    • Join Dr. Zin Htway for the second in a 3-part series focused on logistic regression. This session will provide a brief overview, application, SPSS utilization, and APA style write-up of multiple logistic regression for doctoral research.

January 2016 Skill-Builder Session Descriptions

  • Skill-Builder Webinar: Probability
    • One of the most important concepts to understand in statistics is probability.  Probability is a concept used in statistics and in everyday life.  It is a building block that is critical to understanding and interpreting statistical tests.  This 30-minute webinar focuses on the concept of probability.  The session is for students with little to no experience in statistics. The recording of the Skill-Builder on Probability is now available on our Recordings Archive page.
  • StatsChat Live! Topic: Probability
    • Unlike our webinars, StatsChat Live! are open, moderated forums to give students the opportunity to discuss a topic, learn more about it, and get questions answered. Join our facilitators for a lively discussion on the topic of probability. The recording of the StatsChat Live! on Probability is now available on our Recordings Archive page.

January 2017 Skill-Builder Session Descriptions

  • How To Present SPSS Statistical Output in APA format
    • Join this webinar to learn the fundamentals of presenting statistical analysis results in APA format.