Assignment: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion with SPSS

Assignment: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion with SPSS

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Assignment: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion with SPSS

The assignment:

  • State the statistical assumptions of this test.
  • Using the data set and variables you have selected, use SPSS to calculate the following:
    • Mean
    • Median
    • Mode
    • Range
    • Minimum
    • Maximum
    • Standard deviation
  • Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. You will need to copy and paste these into your Application document.
  • Use one kind of chart (any kind) to describe the data.
  • Based on your SPSS analysis, craft up to a one page double-spaced write up of the statistical results (include any additional pages needed for any APA tables or graphs and the SPSS syntax and output). Your report should include:
    • SPSS syntax and output files
    • 1 chart
  • file:///C:/Users/Windows%208.1/Desktop/Monique%20School%20Folder/gss04student_corrrected.sav – This is the data
  • Cite from the following:
  • Frankfort-Nachmias, C., & Nachmias, D. (2008). Research methods in the social sciences (7th ed.). New York: Worth.Marques, S., & Lima, M. L. (2011). Living in grey areas: Industrial activity and psychological health. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31(4), 314-322. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2010.12.002

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered