GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by Statistical Software
LECTURE 4 (Monday 5th October 2015)
PART 1: Normal Distribution
PART 2: SPSS and Classwork (To enhance more effective learning, students
should work in groups)
PART 3: Assignment 2
Learning Outcomes:

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 9 (Monday 9th November 2015)
Part 1: ONE SAMPLE T-TEST, INDEPENDENT SAMPLES T-TEST and PAIRED-SAMPLE T-TEST
(see Chapter 7 and work on pages79-94: More testing of averages, from the textbook : Discover HK by

GCNU 1006: LECTURE 2 Monday 14/09/2015
New students, welcome to our course!
Descriptive Statistics: How to present the
Qualitative Data and the Quantitative Data?
What do you mean by average?
(Chapter 1, Discovering HK by SPSS)
Measures of Central Tendenc

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 12 (Monday 30th November 2015)
SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION (Chapter 9, p. 110-118 in our textbook Discovering HK by SPSS)
REVISION FOR FINAL EXAM
PRESENTATION OF MINI-PROJECTS
Lecture Notes Edited from last aca

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 8 (Monday 2nd November 2015)
CHI-SQUARE TESTS
Invited Speaker: Professor Leevan Ling, the author of our textbook
SPSS: REVISION FOR MID-TERM EXAM (9th November)
Collect assignments 4
ASSIGNMENT 5
Additional

GCNU 1006: LECTURE 3 (21st September 2015)
MEASURES OF DISPERSION
Part 1: Revision Lectures 1 and 2 (especially for the new students)
Part 2: Measures of Dispersion
Part 3: Introduction to SPSS
Part 1: Revision Lectures 1 and 2
Statistics is the science o

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 7 (Monday 26th October 2015)
HYPOTHESIS TESTING (Please read Chapter 4, Textbook, pages 45-52)
LET SPSS DO THE CALCULATIONS. MANIPULATING THE DATA
ASSIGNMENT 4
Learning Objectives: After studying this topic,

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 6 (Monday 19th October 2015)
PART 1: REVISION LECTURES 4 and 5.
ESTIMATION. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
Key terms: Parameter, Sample statistic, Point Estimation, Interval Estimation, Unbiased Estimator
Determinatio

Chapter 2 Data Collection
2
DATA
COLLECTION
Objectives
After studying this chapter you should
understand what is meant by qualitative and quantitative data,
discrete and continuous variables;
understand what is meant by primary and secondary data;
be able

Example on comparing two means in SPSS
Many may face obstacles when dealing with assignment 5 last two problems. Thus,
Im going to show you how to compare two means in SPSS.
Example 4. (To compare means)
I have a table of data of the weights of different

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 11 (Monday 23rd November 2015)
1. CORRELATION and SPSS (Chapter 9 in the textbook, pages 119-123; Chapter 11 in Survival Manual)
2. PRESENTATION OF MINI-PROJECTS
What are the Statistical Techniques available

ANSWERS TO EXERCISES AND REVIEW
QUESTIONS
PART ONE: GETTING STARTED
Before attempting these questions read through Chapters 1, 2 and 3 of the SPSS Survival
Manual.
Designing a study
1.1 When choosing a scale for use in research, what are the two main char

WELCOME TO GCNU 1006:
DISCOVERING HONG KONG BY
STATISTICAL SOFTWARE
Instructor: Dr. Liliana GRATIE
Email: lgratie@hkbu.edu.hk
Teaching assistant: Mr. Wesley LAU
Office: Room OEM605
Tel: 3411 2584
Email: wesleylau@hkbu.edu.hk
Textbook: H.W.Chui and L.Ling,

Introduction to IBM
SPSS Statistics
Alan Taylor, Department of Psychology
Macquarie University
2001-2011 Macquarie University
-ii-
Note: During the life of v. 17 of SPSS, it underwent a name
change, to PASW Statistics 17. PASW stands for Predictive
Analy

Supplementary Information for t-test and Chi-square test on SPSS
Background knowledge
Difference between t test and chi-square test is that t test is normally used to
test the mean of continuous data1 (eg: To check if the mean weight of ice-cream
eaters i

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 5 (Monday 12th October 2015)
Topic 5 (12th October): Sampling Distribution
Classwork on Random Variables, Sampling Distribution and SPSS
Start working on the Mini-Projects: decide on the group members and br

GCNU 1006 Discovering Hong Kong by SPSS
LECTURE 10 (Monday 16th November 2015)
ONE-WAY ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (ANOVA)
for comparing two or more population means, post-hoc multiple comparisons
(Please read Chapter 8 in Textbook Discover HK by SPSS, pages 95-

Box and Whisker Plots
To visualize the minimum value, maximum
value and each quartile of a set of data, we can
use box-and-whisker diagrams.
GCNU 1006 Lecture 2
1
Order numbers
Raw Data:
3, 5, 4, 2, 1, 6, 8, 11, 14, 13, 6, 9, 10, 7
First,
order your numb