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Exercises for an Introductory Statistics Course Using PSPP and the 2014 General Social Survey

Exercises for an Introductory Statistics Course Using PSPP and the 2014 General Social Survey

These exercises (15 in all) were written for instructors teaching an introductory class in statistics. They  were written so each exercise is independent of the others and any one exercise can be used even if the other exercises are not used. These instructional exercises were originally written for SPSS.  However, some colleges, including many community colleges, do not have a site license for SPSS.  The cost of SPSS is often prohibitive, so I rewrote the exercises to run in PSPP, which is free statistical software sponsored by the Free Software Foundation.  With some exceptions, PSPP is similar to SPSS.  I prepared two documents to help you with PSPP – “Notes on Using PSPP" and “Differences Between PSPP and SPSS" which should answer many of your questions about PSPP.  These documents can... Show More
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