# SOAN 2120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Recode, Descriptive Statistics, Tasmania

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We know the data (found on courselink. And the final assignment data set used for the final assignment) Structure of the paper (intro, methods, results, and conclusion) How to use spss qualitative variables via cross-tabs. How to use spss quantiative/qualitative variables (anova analysis of variance) Things you may know or have left to learn How to reference and find relevant research. Thursday will have a review for the second midterm. If help is needed beyond the professor see/email the ta"s. Next monday will be a courselink chat for review. Survey research: ways to acquire survey data, create your own survey, advantage. * time consuming (create questions, sampling design, interview, coding the data, dealing with errors) Ideally: large random samples: costly in time and money. Convenience negative side effect is small sample size and makes it impossible to publish the results due to the data not being collected randomly.