In today’s research and workplace, a survey is a popular instrument of students and graduate students to collect data from a pre-defined group of respondents to gain insights and information on various topics of interest. Statistical analysis skills are important to measure the datasets and evaluate the useful information for decision making. Our intent in writing this book is to apply statistical tests to examine the datasets by using Statistical Package for Social Science, SPSS. This book is focused on the elaboration of the steps on pursuing the statistical tests on data screening, data analysis and robustness checking; and emphasizing on the interpretation of data. Throughout the text, the discussion of statistical techniques aims to help the investigator to see the relevant techniques that can be used to meet the needs of research.
Phoong Seuk Yen, B.Sc.Ed. (Science Mathematics with education), PhD (Statistic), is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Faculty Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. Her research areas are Time Series, Applied Statistics, Education and Statistical Modeling. She has taught a range of subjects, including Statistical Package for Analysis, Statistical Inference, Theory of Probability and Statistics, etc. She has experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and involved in several research projects.
Phoong Seuk Wai, B.Sc.Ed. (Science Mathematics with education), MSc. (Statistics), PhD (Statistics), is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Operations and Management Information Systems, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Universiti Malaya. Her research areas ate Time Series Applied Statistics, Statistical Modeling and Econometrics. She has taught a range of subjects, including Research Methodology, Business Statistics, Quantitative Analysis for Business, Quantitative Techniques and Mathematical Modeling to undergraduate students. She has experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and involved in several research projects.