
SCS CoursesIntroduction to SPSS for WindowsData Analysis Using SAS Data Analysis and Statistical Graphics Using S Overview of Statistical Computing with Stata Mixed Models Using SPlus and SAS 
Instructor:  Professor Peggy Ng 
Dates:  Wednesday, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 1999 
Time:  10:00am  1:00pm. 
Location:  Room T107 (PC lab) Steacie Science Library 
Enrolment Limit:  25 
Further topics: Sessions Three and Four will concentrate on SAS programming techniques to modify data and enhance SAS output. More statistical procedures will be introduced for general linear models.
Instructor:  Tom Buis, MA 
Dates:  Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26, 1999 
Time:  1:30 pm  5 pm 
Location:  Room T107 Steacie Science Library 
Enrolment Limit:  25 
Session One will introduce the computing concepts of SPSS, the different facilities for reading data into an SPSS spreadsheet, and saving SPSS data files for future use. At the end of the first session, participants should be able to run simple programs, including some statistical procedures.
Sessions Two and Three will cover basic data modifications, transformations and other functions available in SPSS. More statistical procedures will be introduced, with an emphasis on the use of graphical methods to examine univariate and bivariate relationships.
Session Four will cover Analysis of Variance and Least Squares Regression. Graphical techniques will be demonstrated.
The following zip file: f99spss.zip (Last updated Fri Oct 1 1999) contains SPSS data sets and scripts used in the course. Copy this file (in binary mode) to an appropriate directory and use a zip extractor (such as pkunzip or WinZip) to expand the zip archive into the original files.
Instructor:  Professor Georges Monette 
Dates:  Friday, November 12, 19 and 26, 1999 
Time:  9 am  12 noon 
Location:  Room 1018 Vari Hall 
Enrolment Limit:  25 
Instructor:  Professor Michael Ornstein 
Dates:  Friday, November 5, 1999 
Time:  9 am to 12 noon 
Location:  Room 3004 Vari Hall 
Enrolment Limit:  25 
Instructor:  Professor Georges Monette 
Dates:  Friday, October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 1999 
Time:  9 am to 12 noon 
Location:  Room 110 South Ross (Gauss Lab) 
Enrolment Limit:  25 
The purpose of this course is to learn how to use S in a Unix or in a Windows environment. The course will have both lecture and handson components. Participants will have access to an account to run S+. The four sessions of the course will cover approximately the following material: