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ASC Courses and Workshops: WCSS 8900: Statistics and SPSS Seminar for Doctoral Students

WCSS 8900: Statistics and SPSS Skills Seminar for Doctoral Students

0 credits; 6 weeks

Ideal Students

  • Best for doctoral students in the coursework phase of their program who have knowledge of basic statistical tests and have anxiety around using SPSS and need additional support and training in using SPSS software
  • NOTE: Doctoral students only

Course Description

The purpose of this small-group seminar is to help doctoral students learn to navigate SPSS software and develop basic statistical skills. The seminar is designed to minimize statistics anxiety and help students feel more comfortable using statistics tools. During the 6-week session, students learn how to upload or create an SPSS dataset, how to manage and manipulate variables, and how to run common statistical tests and graphs. Upon completion, students should have the basic SPSS and statistical knowledge to conduct a quantitative research study. This seminar is appropriate for doctoral students in the coursework phase of their program who have knowledge of basic statistical tests and have anxiety around using SPSS and need additional support and training in using SPSS software.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply SPSS tools to statistical methods in research
  • Manipulate variables within datasets
  • Analyze conceptual frameworks for statistical tests
  • Conduct basic hypothesis testing using SPSS
  • Generate APA-formatted data output and graphs 
  • Identify available support resources

To Register

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Cost

This course costs $195. This amount does not include any applicable taxes and/or fees. 

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