Data Processing and Analysis Using SPSS course, UM City Campus 29-30 June 2009

Pusat Teknologi Maklumat (PTM) Universiti Malaya recently organised a two-day course on Data Processing and Analysis Using SPSS. Three staff from our department were involved in running the course, which involved basic theory and hands-on application of SPSS software. Profesor Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud took on the first day, covering topics such as introduction to statistics and SPSS data entry and data management including the use of syntax, and also descriptive statistics. On the second day, Dr Sanjay covered the concept of inferential statistics, later proceding into basic statistical tests such as t-tests, ANOVA and chi square test. Roshidi Ismail facilitated on both days. 28 participants comprising of UM staff from various faculties and divisions attended the course.