**Statistical Software Tutorials**

To use a tutorial simply click on the link below and a PDF document will open with the step-by-step tutorial for the given statistical topic. Courses listed are those that typically cover these topics, however the tutorials can be used for any course covering these topics.

__R Tutorial__

Entering/Importing Data into R – Learn how to enter data into R by using Excel and the built-in data editor. Step-by-step commands are included for the processes of importing data, saving data, exporting data, and editing data.

**Minitab & SPSS Tutorials**

Course | Statistical Test | Tutorial Information | How to Minitab | How to SPSS |
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STAT 190 (Basic Statistics), STAT 290 (Statistics), and STAT 300 level courses | Introduction to Minitab/SPSS | Learn about the basics on how to use Minitab/SPSS from starting the software to entering data to producing various graphs and desciptive statistics of data. | Minitab | SPSS |

Hypothesis test | Learn how to run 1-tailed and 2-tailed hypothesis tests and interpret the results. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Crosstab Categorical Data Analysis I | Learn how to enter data for a crosstab and create a cross-tabulation table. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Crosstab Categorical Data Analysis II | Learn how to conduct a Chi-Square Goodness of Fit test for categorical data. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Crosstab Categorical Data Analysis III | Learn how to run a Test of Homogeneity and Fisher’s Exact Test. | Minitab | SPSS | |

STAT 375 (ANOVA/Experimental Design) | One-way ANOVA | Learn how to graphically display data used in the ANOVA test, how to run a Homogeneity of Variance test, how to run a one-way ANOVA test, and a post-hoc multiple comparisons tests. | Minitab | SPSS |

Repeated Measures ANOVA | Learn how to complete repeated measures ANOVA test. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Factorial Design-Completely Randomized Design | Learn how to create relevant plots, run a Homogeneity of Variance test, and run a CRD. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Factorial Design-Randomized Block Design | Learn how to run a RBD, interpret graphs, run a Test of Additivity Assumption, and analyze the randomized block output. | Minitab | SPSS | |

STAT 378 (Linear Regression/Time Series) | Simple Regression Analysis | Learn how to enter data, create a scatterplot, ran a simple regression analysis, add a fitted line to a scatterplot, create confience intervals on the regression coefficients, and create fitted values with confidence and prediction intervals. | ||

Multiple Regression Analysis | Learn how to run a multiple regression analysis, check for multicollinearity with VIF (Variance inflation factors), correct multicollinearity (Minitab only), and transform your data set. | Minitab | SPSS | |

Logistic Regression Analysis | Learn how to run a logistic regression analysis, create probability and estimate group, model validation, and ROC curve. | — | SPSS | |

Indicator Variables | Learn how to create and interpret indicator variables and include interaction terms for variables with the indicator variable. | Minitab | — | |

Model Selection | Learn how to run variable and model selection tests (stepwise regression, forward selection, backward elimination, and best subset regression), use the AIC model selection criterion to select your best model, and utilize Mallow’s Cp. | Minitab | — | |

Residuals and Influential Points | Learn how to create residual plots, sotre residuals in your worksheet, run tests for lack of fit, and identify influential points in your dataset (including Cook’s D and DFITS). | Minitab | — | |

STAT 376 (Nonparametric Statistics/Sampling) | Nonparametric Statistics-Rank Tests | Learn how to conduct a Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test (one-sample), Sign Test (one-sample), Sign and Wilcoxon Test (matched pairs), Mann-Whitney Test (two independent samples), Kruskal-Wallis Test (3+ samples, and Friedman Test. | ||

Nonparametric Statistics-Chi-Squared | Learn how to conduct a Chi-Squared Goodness of Fit Test and Chi-Squared Test of Independence. | Minitab | SPSS |