SPSS Data Input without Tears

Brisbane , Melbourne , North Sydney

Human Resources

3rd Jun 2017 – 21st Oct 2017

This short course(Two 5-hour “hands on” practical sessions) is comprised of lecturettes and practicums, designed for Beginner to Intermediate SPSS users, in learning how to use SPSS for preparing, inputting, modify, coding, and selecting data gathered by questionnaires, databases, or other forms of data collection instruments.  It will be taught in a computer lab through a combination of lecturettes, group discussions, and hands-on practical activities.  There is no set text.

Topics to be covered include: the Windows environment as applicable to SPSS; key elements of a SPSS 'job' - defining, entering data and running jobs, preparing data for analysis; raw data files - using both  pull down menus and syntax, SPSS files and data from other packages; selecting and modifying data, creating new variables; output files - formats, data analysis procedures. It will also involve some of the file handling features of SPSS, including merging of both cases and variables

This course is NOT a statistics course, but rather a course that will facilitate the correct procedures and practices to input research data, enabling the utilisation of statistical tools and complex statistical analyses.

Session Details:




9am - 3pm

9am - 3pm



9am - 3pm

9am - 3pm



9am - 3pm

9am - 3pm

How do I register?

Staff: Please register via Staff Connect no less than two working days before the workshop.  Please use the following code to register.

SPSS2017SPSS Data Input Without Tears

HDR Students: Please email fea.hdr@acu.edu.au to register.

For further information please contact Belinda Megson (belinda.megson@acu.edu.au)