Syllabus
Readings
Homework
Data Sets
Handouts & Overheads
Overhead:
Brief History of SEM
Matrix
Operations in SPSS and R
SPSS Matrix Commands
R
Matrix Commands (Phil Ender)
Matrix
Regression
Wrights Rules of
Tracing and the Fundamentals of Path Analysis
Testing
Mediation with Regression Analysis
Data Set
Preparation for Mplus
Path Analysis
Example: Mplus, lavaan,
Amos
Lab Data
Set Description
Latent
Variables
Mplus Example of Correction for Measurement Error
Attenuation
OneFactor
CFA Example: Mplus, lavaan,
and Amos
A Quick Primer on
Exploratory Factor Analysis
Principal
Components Analysis
Exploratory
Factor Analysis Example: SPSS and R
Basic
Concepts of Fit
Maximum Likelihood
Some Clarifications
and Recommendations on Fit Indices
Nested Models,
Model Modifications, and Correlated Errors
TwoFactor
CFA Example in Mplus
Spreadsheet
for Computing w and DMc
Modification
Index Examples
Improper
Solutions in SEM
Missing Data
and Missing Data Estimation in SEM
Missing
Data Examples: Mplus and lavaan
Alternative
Estimation Methods
Practical
Approaches to Dealing with Nonnormal and Categorical Variables
Examples
of Estimates for Nonnormal Data
Examples
with Categorical Indicators
Examples of
Chisquare Difference Tests with Nonnormal and Categorical Variables
Full Structural
Equation Model Examples: Mplus and lavaan
Invariance
Tests in Multigroup SEM
Multigroup
SEM Example: Mplus and lavaan
Links
Dave Kenny A great website
with introductory material on most SEM topics. Download a very good
introductory book, Correlation
and Causality, for free.
Ed Rigdon
An excellent site that serves as a gateway to most of the SEM sites on the
web.
SEMNET I encourage you to
join and read this SEM discussion list. You can also search the archives for
answers to common questions.
Mplus Lots of
example programs and a Mplus
discussion section.
SEMrefs
A list which I have put together of hundreds of references for many SEM
topics.
Muthen & Muthen Mplus Webinars View videos of SEM lectures anytime.
Bryant
and Satorra scaled chisquare difference test
worksheet
