Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SYA6440
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Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2084 2003-05-16 Department College Budget Account Number Sociology AS 126300000 Contact Person Phone James Cavendish 9742633 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Prefix Number Full Title SYA 6440 SPSS and Social Research Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 L - Laboratory R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) SPSS and Social Research Course Online? Percentage Online -
Research Methods and Statistics
Provides students with practical experience using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). Introduces students to measurement of sociological variables, data processing, and various parametric and nonparametric data analysis procedures.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
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Provide graduate students with practical experience using SPSS for Windows and do data analysis with both primary and secondary data in the social sciences
B. Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate ability to measure sociological variables; Demonstrate ability to perform non parametric and parametric data analysis; Demonstrate ability to apply data analysis techniques to analyze existing data bases.
C. Major Topics
Introduction to Elementary Data Analysis and Running SPSS for Windows; Getting Started with SPSS; Working with Data in SPSS; Describing the Sample; T-test Procedures; Univariate and Multivariate Analysis-of-Variance Techniques I and II; Correlation and Bivariate Analysis; Multiple Linear Regression Analysis; Logistic Regression Analysis; Scaling Procedures; Nonparametric Procedures I and II.
Using SPSS for Windows: Analyzing and Understanding Data (Second Edition); Linear Probability, Logit, and Probit Models
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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