SPSS and SamplePower 3 User Training Course

In this practical training course, participants will learn to use SPSS and SamplePower 3 software packages through practical application and hands-on exercises.

Participation Commitment and Certificate of Completion Details

The SPSS & SamplePower 3 Course includes six three-hour sessions

  • Data preparation and exploratory data analysis (mandatory)
  • Inferential statistics for the mean and the median
  • ANOVA and simple linear regression
  • Multiple linear regression
  • Inferential statistics for the proportion
  • Logistic regression

Participation in Data Prep is mandatory. Learners can attend subsequent sessions according to their interest.  Participants who commit to the full six-week sessions receive priority seating.

SPSS Course Syllabus

Time commitment

  • Data Preparation and exploratory analysis: 3 hours
  • All six sessions: 18 hours class time + independent review of materials
  • Certificate of Completion: 18 hours of class time + 6-15 hours of independent review of materials and satisfactory completion of training activities.

Course Schedule

  • Upcoming Fall 2018


This course does not teach statistics, rather how to use SPSS software to further research.

A functional knowledge of graduate-level statistics is required.

Appropriate coursework examples

STAT 6126 and STAT 6127 or ALS 5932, EDF 6402, EDF 6403, HLP 6515, STA 6166


Use the registration button to be considered in the upcoming cohort. 

You will be prompted to identify statistical analysis with which you are familiar and select your session(s) of interest. The trainer will contact participants to confirm registration.

This course is open only to faculty, staff, graduate students and graduate assistants.

Undergraduate students interested in SPSS can complete the SPSS basic course with Lynda.com, or contact Dr. David Schwieder (dschwieder@uflib.ufl.edu) at Library West for SPSS assistance.

Time Commitment

Classroom: Six 3 hour sessions plus independent work.

Online: Coming Spring 2019



Who's it for?

Faculty, Staff, TA / Grad Asst


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