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Learn About Multiple Regression in SPSS With Data From the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (1998)

By: The Odum Institute Published: 2015 | Product: SAGE Research Methods Datasets

This dataset is designed for teaching multiple regression. The dataset is a subset of data derived from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLSK) at the National Center for Education Statistics, and the example presents an analysis of whether a kindergarten student-s general knowledge performance (which includes knowledge of social studies and science) can be predicted by their performance in reading and/or math. The dataset file is accompanied by a teaching guide, a student guide, and a how-to guide for SPSS.

Data Type: Survey
Software Guide: SPSS
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In this tab you will find guides on using this dataset. The Teaching Guide is designed for faculty who are teaching research methods and statistics, with suggestions on how to use the dataset in lab exercises, in homework assignments and as exam questions. The Student Guide introduces the method for students, and can be used in teaching to provide students with an introductory overview of the method or test. The How-to Guide shows how to perform the technique or test using data analysis software.

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About This Dataset
Data Source Citation

National Center for Education Statistics, United States Department of Education. (2009). Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) [Data file]. Available from http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kindergarten.asp

Full title of originating dataset

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998–99 (ECLS-K)

Data author(s) and affiliations

National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, United States Department of Education

Dataset source website address

http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kindergarten.asp

First publication date

2009

Data Universe

Children entering kindergarten in 1998–99 in the United States

Funding sources/suppliers

Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Economic Research Services (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education

Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), U.S. Department of Education

Policy and Programs Studies Services, U.S. Department of Education

National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), IES, U.S. Department of Education

Sample/sampling procedures

A multistage probability sample design was employed to select a nationally representative sample of children attending kindergarten from 1998–1999.

Data collection dates

1998–1999

Unit of analysis

Individual

Location covered by data

United States

Links to SRM content
List of variables

c1r4rscl

C1 RC4 READING IRT SCALE SCORE

c1r4mscl

C1 RC4 MATH IRT SCALE SCORE

c1rgscal

C1 REC GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IRT

SCALE SCORE

c2r4rscl

C2 RC4 READING IRT SCALE SCORE

c2r4mscl

C2 RC4 MATH IRT SCALE SCORE

c2rgscal

C2 REC GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IRT

SCALE SCORE

p2income

P2 PAQ100 TOTAL HOUSEHOLD

INCOME ($)

income1000

Income in Thousands

incomecat

Income Categories

Methods Map
Multiple regression

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