School of Arts Science & Commerce organized a comprehensive national level Workshop on SPSS at Rai University Campus on 27th& 28th March, 2017.
Dr. Dharmesh P. Raykundaliya, Asst. Professor, S.P.University was the esteemed guest speaker.
As we all know, data analysis is very important for all professionals, especially researchers. SPSS (Statistical Product and Service Solutions) is very well-known software which can perform highly complex data manipulation and analysis with simple instructions.
The objective of the workshop was to help students; faculty members and researcher scholars get acquainted with the widely used package SPSS. Furthermore, it focused more on the practical side and hence participants gained hands on practical exposure.
Dr. Dharmesh began the session by giving introduction of Statistics and SPSS. Statistics is that the body of mathematical techniques or processes for gathering, describing organizing and decoding numerical information. Since analysis usually yields such quantitative information, statistics could be a basic tool of measure and analysis. He shared its importance be it for data collection and organization, data output or statistical tests. He explained in detail about data handling and manipulation using sort cases, select cases, etc. He further also delivered about descriptive statistics, test of independence, goodness of fit, pie chart, box plot, bar chart, histogram, normal probability plot, etc. The concept of testing hypothesis, regression analysis and factor analysis were also discussed in detail by the speaker. One of the main highlights of the workshop was usage of the SPSS tool, how we can develop the required analytic skills & preparing, importing and exporting data in SPSS. It was very interactive and interesting for the participants. Participants eagerly took active participation and made the session lively. The Certificates were presented to the participants by esteemed dignitaries.The session concluded with vote of thanks by Prof. Parita Dave. She extended her expression of gratitude to the guest speaker, all attendees & organizers. Participants expressed the feel of satisfaction about the workshop. The Workshop concluded with happy note from everyone.