RES 725 WEEK 8 Factor Analysis
Access the data files you saved to SPSS in Week 1.
Load SAQ.sav into SPSS and review the data as directed in Section 17.5 of Ch. 17 of the Field text (p. 682). ( attached )
Extract the factors using principal component analysis in SPSS.
Write a 3 page paper, not including front matter and references, reporting your results. The paper must be well written and readable, just as Chapter 4 of your dissertation will be.
Include references to support your work.
Explain the following as if your reader had only a general understanding of statistics:
The statistical test you used
The problem the data set is based on
What your research questions are
The hypothesis you are trying to show through statistics
What the statistical test showed
Include tables and graphs from your SPSS output