Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    May 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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PSY-719 Quantitative Data Analysis Software

2 semester credits
This course will familiarize the student with using quantitative software for research analysis and exploration. The student will also learn how to read and analyze basic quantitative output. Quantitative research usually involves the analysis of statistical operations. Quantitative software facilitates quantitative analysis by applying predictive analytics to uncover patterns and associations. Quantitative Software analysis is designed to provide the student with an overview as to how to use statistical software (IBM SPSS) to analyze basic and intermediate statistics, construct data sets, and use syntax. The goal of the class is to acquaint the student with data analysis-the art of examining, summarizing, and drawing conclusions from data. The course will set the basic groundwork for using and understanding quantitative software for performing analysis. Students will learn the specifics of the software (IBM SPSS).
Pre-requisites: Clinical students: PSY-701A , PSY-716A ; Media students: PSY-540A  
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be familiar with common quantitative software terms.
  2. Be able to analyze basic and intermediate statistical processes using SPSS.
  3. Understand and explain statistical analysis software output.
  4. Be able to create data sets for statistical analysis software.
  5. Be able to create new variables and manage data.
  6. Be able to analyze data using syntax.
  7. Be able to explain analysis using student knowledge.
  8. Demonstrate command of Results Coach (within SPSS).

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