SPSS info      Math 251 , Fall 2013  Hit reload to get most current version

SPSS is a powerful computer package that does statistical analyses of data.  It has been developed over many years and is like a huge house that was built in stages, in many different architectural styles.  So there may be several ways to do almost the same thing, but it may come out slightly different in each way.  KEEP NOTES when you figure out how to do something you might want to do again.
SPSS is licensed to Wells only for college computers.  You probably don't need it, but if you want your own copy, see SPSS for your computer.(may need updating)

Where?   SPSS in Mac 101,  Main computing lab, PC's in the Long Library  Learning Commons.  Please let your prof. know if SPSS is not working on any of these machines (with lab and machine name)
Printing:  Windows 7:  In SPSS,  choose Microsoft XPS Document Writer as your "printer", your output will become an "xps" file.  Save it and print thru Papercut.

Remember, your option is to copy (one at a time) the graphs from SPSS and paste into a Word document.  Then save the Word document and print that thru Papercut (which will print Word docs directly).

SPSS is licensed to Wells only for college computers. SPSS for your own computer, if you need or want.

Files for the textbook problems.  On the disk in your book, and on computers with SPSS (Mac 101,  Main computing lab, PC's in Long Library  Learning Commons)
  
(Libraries>Documents> (or Computer> C:Users>Student>) [My]Documents>Class Material >Math 251-IPS7e.

 or on \\ Morganstore:
      Connect to Morganstore.  Inside [My]Documents: If Morganstore shortcut is not there (computer icon), make it like this. Right click, New>Shortcut.  Type \\morganstore.wells.edu in box, finish the shortcut wizard. Open it:  Users\ssievers\MATH251 Class Materials\Math251 IPS7e contains all the files for the course.  Simplest: Drag it (or the subfolder you want, especially if on a slow machine) to the Documents folder, use files from there.  Details,  Morganstore handout

SPSS Handouts:  (links will be activated/posted as handouts are made available)
SPSS to find mean and s.d.  Handout  (first short handout)

 Math 251 SPSS v. 22 Introduction: Links active now:   Page 1 , Data Editor (p.2),
Tables & Graphs:  Numerical summaries (p.3)Graphs (p.4) 
Comparing Subgroups (p.5) , Pre-piled data and Two-way tables (p.6)Importing Data (p.7) , Transforming & "tables" (pp. 8&9)  Timeplot & Index (p.10)

Links will be activated as the semester proceeds: 
Normal quantile plots

Handout on 
Scatterplots and regression
    HW assignment with handout: Scatteplot HW

Sampling using SPSS

One-sample t, and matched pairs

Two-sample t. 

Data Files:   

Links here for some files from SPSS for Class, and ones used, not anywhere else: 
First big handout: Pp.2-5 Studat-in-SPSS.sav.
    Same file as it should be after doing p. 2:Studat-Completer.sav.  P.7  Studat-as-text.dat 

 educ-v-mortality.sav  ,  govsal_vs_pay.sav 

Other Handouts:  (not all handouts are web-able.  Look in the white folder outside my door for paper.) 
   See Weblinks page for links.



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