Meths Sem2Wk3 notes - Methodologies - Semester 2 - Week 3...

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Methodologies - Semester 2 - Week 3 Group Tutorial 1 Note: Get SPSS book for next week & for reference. Instructions 1) Wolf --> PS1005 --> SPSS Materials 2) Download PS1005 generated data 08-09.sav 3) Start --> All Programmes --> SPSS Inc --> SPSS 16.0 4) File --> Open --> Data --> (Select file from desktop) 5) Rows = Each Participant, Columns = Each Question. Data View Gender 1 = Male 2 = Female - To show this on SPSS, you need to go to View --> Value Labels. Variable View Columns - Explained in Workbook Name = Each variable (columns in data view) - Must have no spaces and cannot start with a number Type - Data type, ie. nominal, ordinal, etc. - String = only something we cannot code, ie. profession. Width - space allocated for each answer Decimals - Anything without needing a decimal place = 0 Label - Description of Name column. Labels appear on output from SPSS. Values - Important. Gives names to codes. E.g 1 = "Front two rows"
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Meths Sem2Wk3 notes - Methodologies - Semester 2 - Week 3...

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