Stats: An introduction (repeat session)
Statisticians need to really understand their data (and so do you!) before they begin running analyses. As a result, statistical software packages such as PSPP and SPSS have many powerful tools to summarize your data. You're going to love them. We'll take a look at the structure of data in PSPP, do data transformations and run some basic statistical tests.
This session will be most helpful if: You have familiarity with Excel and some database software. We've got a *lot* of ground to cover in this hour.
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is an investigative journalist, author and an assistant professor of Journalism at Grand Valley State University. He is the founder of the Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism, a non-profit organization that brings together investigative journalists, photographers and data scientists to conduct international investigations. A Fulbright Scholar, Specialist and Teacher, he has written or edited six books. @JeffKLO
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