Programming and Data Management

Programming Services

Sometimes the existing computer software cannot address a user request without special programming. The Systems Analysts assist with the development of custom software for test and evaluation scanning, surveys, databases and more.

Test Scoring

The Information Technology Division offers optical scanning services for test scoring and survey analysis. Statistical analysis and graphical representation of results are available at the instructors' discretion.  Instructors may get not only test scores but also a wide range of optional statistics and breakdowns such as the class mean and standard deviation, a separate listing for different combinations marked on the student forms, an item analysis that shows a frequency count on each Choice A-E for every question,and a percent correct for each question.

A self-service kiosk, located at the ITD Help Desk in KUC 320 is available for use during the Help Desk’s open hours.  For assistance in scoring non-standard forms or for complex analysis, please contact an A&ITS systems analyst at (615) 898-5160 or (615) 898-5220.

Data Entry Services and Data Transfers

Entering data into the computer for data analysis can be a timely operation. The Information Technology Division can assist with scanning and transfer of data, the upload and download of files, or the transfer of files across the network. Please contact an A&ITS systems analyst at (615) 898-5160 or (615) 898-5220 to discuss your data needs.

Research and Statistical Analysis

Research projects requiring statistical data analysis and processing using available software packages are completed as quickly as possible and the results returned to the user. The analysis and processing can be done using any of the existing software packages including SAS, SPSS, Minitab, LISREL or AMOS.

Overview of services:

  • Research and Statistical Consultation
  • Research Designs
  • Statistical Data
  • Statistical Software
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Statistical Comparisons
  • Correlational Statistics
  • Prediction
  • Factor Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • General Linear Model
  • Structural Equation Model

Contact our Research and Statistical Consultant to assist you with the analysis and processing of your data.



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