This a QCIF course and places are highly limited as Graduate School is paying the fee. If you are unable to attend, please de-register (or email graduateschool@uq.edu.au if you are unable to do so). An unexplained absence could result in all your future QCIF registrations becoming Waitlisted.

Learning Objectives

  • Choose the right statistical test appropriate for the data and the research questions
  • Carry out inferential statistics in SPSS
  • Generate plots, figures and tables of hypothesis tests using the SPSS GUI
  • Interpret and report the results of a range of commonly-used statistical tests

Syllabus

  • An introduction to hypothesis testing terminology
  • Correlation analysis between two continuous variables
  • Statistical tests for both categorial and continuous variables
  • ANOVA – testing with more than two groups

Pre-workshop preparation
Attendees must have previous experience in SPSS. Please come with SPSS installed with a valid current licence. To download SPSS, please go to this link to access the software self-service. If you have issues with installation, please contact ITS directly.

About Statistics and modelling

If your research study employs quantitative or mixed methodologies, you would need to understand the nuts and bolts of statistics and modelling. The Graduate School works with different providers to provide a range of sessions covering descriptive and inferential statistics as well as modelling with esteemed providers such as ISSR and Student Services.

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