# TILP350 SPSS Course (2 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Pass - fail
Language:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Coordinating organisation:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Open University
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024

## Description

The structure of the program. Generating a data file and modifying it. Splitting a file and selecting a subset of a variable. Merging files. Statistics, tests and analyzing methods used in the basic courses of statistics. Describing data using graphs and tables. Connections to other programs. The interpretation of the results is learned in the basic courses of statistics in this course more important is how to do things using SPSS.

## Learning outcomes

To know how to use SPSS. After the course a student knows how to:

• save the data as SPSS data file
• describe the data and association between the variables using tables, graphs and statistics which are familiar from the basic courses in statistics
• use statistical tests and analysis in simple studies
• transfer the tables and graphs in reports

## Description of prerequisites

Basics in Statistics

## Study materials

Materials in TIM

Open university, materials in Korppi and Koppa

## Completion methods

These completion methods are for University of Jyväskylä degree students. Other options:

### Method 1

Description:
Studying by yourself and a test. During Autumn and Spring periods possibility to take part in Supervising. Open university: studying by yourself and a test. We don't do the test in 'supervising' we only solve the problems that you have had in trying to do them. It is useful to come to the 'supervising' only after you have tried to do the test by yourself and had some problems with it.
Evaluation criteria:
The course is passed, when all the answers in the test are correct.
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### Teaching (2 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Pass - fail
Evaluation criteria:
The course is passed, when all the answers in the test are correct
Language:
English, Finnish
Study methods:
Studying by yourself and test. During Autumn and Spring periods possibility to take part in Supervising.

Open university: studying by yourself and test

Study materials:

Materials in TIM

Open university: materials in Korppi and Koppa