For this Introduction to Quantitative Analysis Assignment, you will explore how to visually display data for optimal use.

To prepare for this Assignment:

  • Review this week’s Learning Resources and consider visual displays of data.
  • For additional support, review the Skill Builder: Unit of Analysis and the Skill Builder: Levels of Measurement, which you can find by navigating back to your Blackboard Course Home Page. From there, locate the Skill Builder link in the left navigation pane.
  • Using the SPSS software, open the Afrobarometer dataset or the High School Longitudinal Study dataset (whichever you choose) found in this week’s Learning Resources.
  • From the dataset you chose, choose one categorical and one continuous variable and perform the appropriate visual display for each variable.
  • Once you visually display each variable, review Chapter 11 of the Wagner text to understand how to copy and paste your output into your Word document.

For this Assignment:

Write a 2- to 3-paragraph analysis of your results and include a copy and paste of the appropriate visual display of the data into your document.

Based on the results of your data, provide a brief explanation of what the implications for social change might be.

Use appropriate APA format. Refer to the APA manual for appropriate citation.

Resource:

Frankfort-Nachmias, C., & Leon-Guerrero, A. (2018). Social statistics for a diverse society (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Chapter 2, “The Organization and Graphic Presentation Data” (pp. 23-62)

Wagner, W. E. (2016). Using IBM® SPSS® statistics for research methods and social science statistics (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Chapter 5, “Charts and Graphs”

Wagner, W. E. (2016). Using IBM® SPSS® statistics for research methods and social science statistics (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Chapter 11, “Editing Output”

http://waldenwritingcenter.blogspot.com/2013/02/general-guidance-on-data-displays.html

https://class.waldenu.edu/bbcswebdav/institution/USW1/201850_27/XX_RSCH/RSCH_8210/artifacts/GSS2014_student_8210.sav

https://class.waldenu.edu/bbcswebdav/institution/USW1/201850_27/XX_RSCH/RSCH_8210/artifacts/Afrobarometer%20(student%208210).sav

https://class.waldenu.edu/bbcswebdav/institution/USW1/201850_27/XX_RSCH/RSCH_8210/artifacts/HS%20Long%20Study_[student].sav

 
"Looking for a Similar Assignment? Order now and Get 10% Discount! Use Code "Newclient"

If this is not the paper you were searching for, you can order your 100% plagiarism free, professional written paper now!

Order Now Just Browsing

All of our assignments are originally produced, unique, and free of plagiarism.

Free Revisions Plagiarism Free 24x7 Support