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Using SPSS fof Windows: Analyzing and Understanding Data offers both the beginning and advanced student and researcher a complete introduction to SPSS. In two parts, coverage proceeds from an introduction to how to use the program to advancedMoreUsing SPSS fof Windows: Analyzing and Understanding Data offers both the beginning and advanced student and researcher a complete introduction to SPSS. In two parts, coverage proceeds from an introduction to how to use the program to advanced information of the specific SPSS techniques that are available.Part I, Using SPSS, consists of 18 lessons divided into four units and guides the students through the most basic parts of SPSS techniques that are available.Part II, Working with SPSS Procedures, consists of 27 different SPSS procedures, divided into six units. Each of these units presents a set of statistical techniques and a step-by-step description of how to complete the procedure.Special features of the book include:A Student Disk including all the files students will need to work through the various lessons and topics.High level of readability and a class tested textExamples using screen shots and step-by-step procedures for successful completion of data analysisTips which help the user in both learning SPSS and making it even easier to use.Sidebars featuring material that is particularly interesting and important to understanding the analytical technique under discussion.Guidance in the selection an application os statistical techniques and interpretation, and the writing of results sections.This book is perfect for use in an introductory or advanced statistics class as a supplement to a primary statistics text as well as a guide for researchers who also want to learn how to use SPSS. It has been student tested to assure accuracy.Sam B. Green and Neil J. Salkind teach at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Terri M. Akey teaches at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.