Quantitative Research Methods Support

Quantitative Research Methods Support

Do you have questions about how to design a quantitative research study, analyse data, or conduct a statistical analysis for your research? CEGE provides free individualized 30-60 minute meetings (online, via Zoom) for Master's and Doctoral students at Stan State who need assistance in quantitative analysis, including experimental design; entering or importing data; selecting appropriate statistical procedures; running analyses in Excel, SPSS, or other statistical software packages; and reporting results.

Quantitative Research Consultations

with Dr. Marilu Isiordia

Available days during Spring 2020:

Available times:
Tuesdays (Via zoom) 1:45-3:15PM
Wednesdays (Via zoom) 5pm-6:30pm

Contact Dr. Isiordia to reserve an appointment with her

Quantitative Research Workshops

1. General Introduction to SPSS

Facilitator: Dr. Marilu Isiordia

(Overview of SPSS windows, options, how to enter data manually, how to read data in)

This workshop provides an introduction to SPSS. Students will learn how to navigate between Data View and Variable View pages, modify variable properties, enter data, and read in an external data set.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 4:00—5:00pm
Location: MSR 160 CEGE Conference room

RSVP required, contact Dr. Isiordia here

2. Introduction to Working with Variables in SPSS

Facilitator: Dr. Marilu Isiordia

(Computing variables, recoding variables, automatic recoding)

This workshop provides an introduction to working with variables in SPSS. Students will learn how to compute and recode variables.

Date: Friday, March 20, 2020
Time: 4:00—5:00pm
Location: MSR 160 CEGE Conference room (Modified to ZOOM format due to COVID-19 action plan, please RSVP to receive the ZOOM link)

RSVP required, contact Dr. Isiordia here

3. Descriptive statistics

Facilitator: Dr. Marilu Isiordia

(Determining which statistics to use, running descriptive statistics in SPSS)

This workshop provides an introduction to descriptive statistics in SPSS. Students will learn which descriptive statistics to use given the research objective and type of variable(s), as well as how to run these techniques in SPSS.

Date: Friday, April 10, 2020 
Time: 3:30—5:00pm
Location: MSR 160 CEGE Conference room. (Modified to ZOOM format due to COVID-19 action plan, please RSVP to receive the ZOOM link)

RSVP required, contact Dr. Isiordia here

4. Data visualization

Facilitator: Dr. Marilu Isiordia

(Determining which graphs, plots to use) (Descriptive statistics and data visualization in SPSS) 

This workshop provides an introduction to data visualization in SPSS. Students will learn which data visualization technique to use given the research objective and type of variable(s), as well as how to run these techniques in SPSS.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020
Time: 3:30—5:00pm
Location: MSR 160 CEGE Conference room. (Modified to ZOOM format due to COVID-19 action plan, please RSVP to receive the ZOOM link)

RSVP required, contact Dr. Isiordia here

Take a look at previous Workshops

Fundamentals of Quantitative Methods 1: When and How to Use Statistical Techniques in your Research