Getting started with SPSS
Getting started with SPSS

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Getting started with SPSS

1 The SPSS statistics tutorial

1.1 Introduction

This online tutorial is designed to help you familiarise yourself with the software package SPSS and learn about basic statistics. You will need to follow the instructions within each activity in the sequence presented to complete the course.

Some activities have questions, whilst others will encourage you to explore the various software options. All are designed to help you think about how SPSS works and how to carry out some basic statistical work.

All the required work for this course takes place within each activity – nothing is downloaded onto your computer. You do, however, require the latest version of Adobe Flash Player to have been installed on your computer before you can start an activity.

If you do not already have Flash Player on your computer, you can download it from Adobe [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Please note that the software package SPSS is not provided with this course. The course is designed as a series of activities that can be used to help you familiarise yourself with some basic statistical analyses and how they can be carried out in SPSS.

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