Research Article
The Use of PSPP Software in Learning Statistics

Minerva Sto.-Tomas, Darin Jan Tindowen , Marie Jean Mendezabal , Pyrene Quilang, Erovita Teresita Agustin


APA 7th edition
Sto.-Tomas, M., Tindowen, D.J., Mendezabal, M.J., Quilang, P., & Agustin, E.T. (2019). The Use Of PSPP Software In Learning Statistics. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(4), 1127-1136. https://doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.4.1127

Harvard
Sto.-Tomas M., Tindowen D.J., Mendezabal M.J., Quilang P., and Agustin E.T. 2019 'The Use Of PSPP Software In Learning Statistics', European Journal of Educational Research, 8(4), pp. 1127-1136.
Chicago 16th edition
Sto.-Tomas Minerva, Tindowen Darin Jan, Mendezabal Marie Jean, Quilang Pyrene, and Agustin Erovita Teresita. "The Use Of PSPP Software In Learning Statistics," European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 4 (2019): 1127-1136. https://doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.4.1127

Abstract

This descriptive and correlational study investigated the effects of using PSPP in learning Statistics on students’ attitudes and performance. The respondents of the study were 200 Grade 11 Senior High School students who were enrolled in Probability and Statistics subject during the Second Semester of School Year 2018-2019. The respondents were randomly selected from those classes across the different academic strands that used PSPP in their Probability and Statistics subject through stratified random sampling. The results revealed that the students have favorable attitudes towards learning Statistics with the use of the PSPP software.  The students became more interested and engaged in their learning of statistics which resulted to an improved academic performance.

Keywords: Probability and statistics, attitude, PSPP software, academic performance, technology.


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