Syllabus
Readings
Homework
Data Sets
Handouts & Overheads
Overhead: Brief History of SEM
Summary of Matrix Commands in SPSS
Summary of Matrix Commands in R
Matrix Operation Examples in SPSS and R
Wrights Rules of Tracing and the Fundamentals of Path
Analysis
Testing
Mediation with Regression Analysis
Path Analysis Example: Mplus,
lavaan, Amos
Lab Data
Set: NPHS
Data Set
Preparation for Mplus
Latent
Variables
OneFactor
CFA Example
Mplus Example of Correction for Measurement Error
Attenuation
A Quick Primer on
Exploratory Factor Analysis
Basic
Concepts of Fit with Mediational Path Models
Maximum Likelihood
Estimation
Some
Clarifications and Recommendations on Fit Indices
TwoFactor
CFA Example
Summary of LISREL Notation
Nested Models,
Model Modifications, and Correlated Errors
Modification
index examples
Full structural
equation model examples
Improper solutions
in SEM
Missing Data
and Missing Data Estimation
Missing
data examples
Alternative
Estimation Methods
Practical
Approaches to Dealing with Nonnormal and Categorical Variables
Examples
of Estimates for Nonnormal Data: Mplus, lavaan, Amos(bootstrap only)
Illustration
of Scaled Chisquare Difference Computation
Examples
with Categorical Indicators: Mplus and lavaan
Example of
SecondOrder Factor Model (Mplus only)
Mean structures
Invariance
Tests in Multigroup SEM
Multigroup
SEM Example: Mplus and lavaan
Crosslagged
Panel Model Example
Latent Variable
Crosslagged Panel Models
Latent
Variable Crosslagged Panel Model Example
Mediation
Analysis with Two Waves
Overhead: Latent
Growth Curves
Latent Growth
Curve Example
SecondOrder
Latent Growth Curve Models
Minimum
Sample Size Recommendations
Advanced
Topics and Further Readings
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
