June 3, 2016

It may seem like it’s easy to cook up a good survey. You write up some questions about the topic of interest, program your survey, and send it out. Done! There’s just one problem. The survey data comes in and the data just doesn’t “taste” good. How can you make your su...

May 26, 2016

Part 1: Our Research Design

Utah Preparing Students Today for a Rewarding Tomorrow (UPSTART) is an in-home interactive computer-based pre-school program created by the Waterford Institute using Waterford Early Learning software. The program contains two strands of curri...

March 31, 2016

You can improve the look of the standard SPSS histogram with just a little elbow grease. 


First, double click on the histogram in the Output window to open the Chart Editor. While in the editor, do the following steps:



  1. Change your graph colors

    1. Double click...

March 30, 2016



Data bars are a quick way to generate informative visuals to display values in spreadsheet data. They can be used to explore data before performing additional analyses or for reports or dashboards.

They’re super easy to do.

First, highlight your data and select...