SPSS 3: Basic Coding in SPSS

This workshop is the third of a three-part series on SPSS. SPSS is a statistical software package that is widely used by scientists throughout the social sciences for analysis of quantitative data.

Please note: This workshop completes all analysis using code. No previous knowledge of coding is required.

Workshop Topics

  • Recoding variables
  • Coding methods
  • Analysis: summary statistics, Chi-square, ANOVA, regression

Prerequisites: Attendance at SPSS 1: Getting Started or SPSS 2: Analyzing Data preferred, or completion of Parts 1-6 of the Lynda.com “SPSS Statistics Essential Training” tutorial.
Series: This is the third workshop in a three-part series. SPSS 1 is the first, and SPSS 2 is the second. This workshop is for the Windows version of SPSS.

Presenters: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, Ph.D., Data Services Librarian, and George Usmanov, Graduate Research Assistant, both members of the Library’s Research Data Services Team.

Contact: aswygarthobaugh@gsu.edu

NOTE: Please arrive early! It may take a few minutes to log in and get set-up to follow along with the workshop.


This is an open, first-come-first-serve workshop. The first 25 people to arrive on time will be able to attend.
A Research Data Services Workshop
This Workshop is brought to you through partnership with the University Library’s Research Data Services. Learn more at library.gsu.edu/data

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