0 credits; 6 weeks
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.