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### 02. Video Tutorials (2)

Compute Pearson's r correlation using SPSS
How to use SPSS to compute Pearson's r correlation coefficient and corresponding p-value. This resource from the "SPSS Tutorial Series" is contributed to the statstutor Community project by Christine Pereira, Brunel University and reviewed by Cheryl Voake-Jones, University of Bath. It was developed with sigma resource development funding.
Pearson Correlation - Video Tutorial with Dr Iain Weir
In this video Dr Iain Weir (University of the West of England) explains what Pearsons Correlation Coefficient is , when its okay to use it, how to calculate it using SPSS and also a calculator, and how to intrepret the value of the coefficient and test its significance. A written introduction using the same examples is available as a Quick Reference resource at this site. You could also use the Test Yourself Quiz after reviewing this video.

### 03. Teach Yourself Worksheets (4)

Correlation and Scatterplots (Worksheet)
This teach yourself worksheet explains how to obtain interpet scatterplots and the Pearson and Kendall's Tau correlation coefficients.
Correlation Using SPSS (Worksheet)
Using an example on calcium intake, this teach yourself worksheet focuses on the use of SPSS to obatin and interpret correlation coefficients. This also includes a number of exercises for you to try. Note that the SPSS data sets referred to in the worksheet are also available here.
Correlation Using SPSS (Worksheet) Data Sets
This is a zip file containing the SPSS data sets for use with Correlation Using SPSS (Worksheet). Note: please save this file to your PC before extracting its contents.
Pearson Correlation - Introduction
A written explanation of the more commonly used (Pearson) Correlation coefficient using the same examples as those used in the Video Tutorial on this topic available at this site. This resource was contributed by Dr Iain Weir of the University of the West of England.

### 04. Tests and Quizzes (2)

Correlation - Numbas
Statistics and probability. Questions asking student to calculate and interpret Pearson and Spearman correlation coefficients. Numbas resources have been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Bill Foster and Christain Perfect, School of Mathematics & Statistics at Newcastle University.
Pearson Correlation - Quiz
Try this self-test quiz AFTER reviewing the Teach Yourself video tutorial on Pearson Correlation available at this site.This quiz was contributed by Dr Iain Weir of the University of the West of England.

### 07. Community Project (9)

11 Simple linear regression (Workshop) SOURCE
This PowerPoint is a workshop on Pearson Correlation and Simple Linear Regression. This resource has been contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Peter Samuels, Birmingham City University under a Creative Commons licence CC-BY-SA and reviewed by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield. The zip file contains four associated data files, the source file and the associated statstutor metadata spreadsheet.
Correlation/regression in R (SOURCE)
Self-help resource providing an overview of correlation and regression in R. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Sofia Maria Karadimitriou and Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression in SPSS (SOURCE)
Self-help resource providing an overview of correlation and regression in SPSS. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression: Correlation in R
Self-help resource providing an overview of correlation in R, used for exploring the (linear) relationship between two variables. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Sofia Maria Karadimitriou and Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression: Multiple regression in R
Self-help resource providing an overview of multiple regression in R, used to look for significant relationships between two variables, or predict the value of one variable for given values of the others. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Sofia Maria Karadimitriou and Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression: Multiple regression in SPSS
Self-help resource providing an overview of multiple regression in SPSS, used to look for significant relationships between two variables or predict a value of one variable for given values of the others. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression: Scatterplots & Correlation in SPSS
Self-help resource providing an overview of scatterplots & correlation in SPSS, used for assessing the strength of a linear relationship between two continuous variables. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Correlation/regression: Scatterplots in R
Self-help resource providing an overview of scatterplots in R, used when assessing the strength of a linear relationship between two continuous variables. This resource has been made available under a Creative Commons licence by Sofia Maria Karadimitriou and Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.
Pearson Correlation SOURCE
A Quick Reference worksheet on Pearson Correlation. This resource has been contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Mollie Gilchrist and Peter Samuels, Birmingham City University under a Creative Commons licence CC-BY-SA and reviewed by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield. The zip file contains the source file and the associated statstutor metadata spreadsheet.

### 08. Staff Resources (6)

Data for SPSS Workbook for New Statistics Tutors (Excel file)
Data sets for the self-study training resource for new statistics tutors entitled "SPSS Workbook for New Statistics Tutors". These were developed by Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and reviewed by Jean Russell (University of Sheffield).
Emissions Scenario Role Play
This is a paper-based scenario aimed to be used as part of the tutor training workshop using the resource entitled "Introductory Statistics and Hypothesis Testing". This was developed and contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Alun Owen (University of Worcester) and Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and reviewed by Jean Russell (University of Sheffield).
Introductory Statistics and Hypothesis Testing (PowerPoint Workshop)
These slides are aimed to be used in a workshop to train mathematics (or new statistics) tutors who need to provide statistics support. They cover key topics including hypothesis testing and choosing the right test. These slides were developed and contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Alun Owen (University of Worcester) and Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and reviewed by Ruth Fairclough (University of Wolverhampton).
Solutions for SPSS Workbook for New Statistics Tutors
Solutions to the self-study training resource for new statistics tutors entitled "SPSS Workbook for New Statistics Tutors". These were developed and contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and reviewed by Jean Russell (University of Sheffield).
SPSS Workbook for New Statistics Tutors
This is a paper-based scenario aimed to be used as part of the tutor training workshop using the resource entitled "Introductory Statistics and Hypothesis Testing". This was developed and contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Alun Owen (University of Worcester) and Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and reviewed by Jean Russell (University of Sheffield).
The Statistics Tutor's Quick Guide to Commonly Used Statistical Tests
A handy quick guide to statistical tests and techniques for those providing statistics support. This covers when to use each technique along with the interpretation of results, checking assumptions and what to do if the assumptions are not met. This was developed by the MASH Centre at the University of Sheffield and contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Ellen Marshall (University of Sheffield) and Alun Owen (University of Worcester) and reviewed by Jean Russell and Nick Fieller, (University of Sheffield).

### 10. Workshops (1)

11 Simple linear regression (Workshop)
This PowerPoint is a workshop on Pearson Correlation and Simple Linear Regression. This resource has been contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Peter Samuels, Birmingham City University and reviewed by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield. The zip file contains four associated data files.

### 11. Quick reference worksheet (1)

Pearson Correlation
A Quick Reference worksheet on Pearson Correlation. This resource has been contributed to the statstutor Community Project by Mollie Gilchrist and Peter Samuels, Birmingham City University and reviewed by Ellen Marshall, University of Sheffield.

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