Educational Research and Evaluation Lab
Welcome to the Educational Research and Evaluation (EDRE) Lab!
Location: 220K War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech
Consulting Lab Hours (Fall 2017)
10:00AM - 12:00 PM
The Consultation Lab provides consulting services and access to computer resources to students and faculty in the School of Education. Consultation is available relating to research and evaluation design, instrument development, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis.The lab is staffed by graduate students in the EDRE Program who are supervised and guided by faculty members in the EDRE Program. Consultation is provided on a walk-in basis.
There are 10 PC workstations and 5 Mac workstations available in the Consultation Lab. All computers are equipped with the latest operating system, Microsoft Office, and Adobe software.
The following software is installed on the lab workstations:
Schedule for EDRE Workshop Sessions
SPSS workshops introduce participants to the basics of getting started with this software. SPSS is designed to execute a variety of statistical procedures. It is used in EDRE 6605 and EDRE 6606, as well as more advanced EDRE courses. Specific topics that are covered in the workshop include:
- Creating SPSS files including data entry, labels, values etc.
- Cleaning, merging data files
- Handling missing values
- Opening an existing data file and/or importing data from excel
- Simple descriptive statistics and data display
Please note that workshop dates and times are announced through the SOE list serve at various points during the academic year.
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