Introduction to Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Structural Equation Modeling (PRE 906; Spring 2015): Week 6 Materials


Readings to be Completed before this Lecture:
Required:
Chapter 3: Brown, T. A. (2006). Confirmatory factor analysis for applied research. New York: Guilford.


Optional:

Bandalos, D. L., & Finney, S. J. (2010). Factor analysis: Exploratory and confirmatory. In G. R. Hancock & R. O. Mueller (Eds.), The reviewer’s guide to quantitative methods in the social sciences (pp. 93-114). New York: Routledge.

Hu, L., & Bentler, P. M. (1999). Cutoff criteria for fit indexes in covariance structure analysis: Conventional criteria versus new alternatives. Structural Equation Modeling, 6, 1-55.

In-Class Lecture Materials:
In-Class Lecture Videos:
  1. Lecture 6 Video, Part A
  2. Lecture 6 Video, Part B
  3. Lecture 6 Video, Part C
Assignments
  • Homework #3 (due Wednesday, March 4th at 1:30pm)
Readings for Next Week
Required:
Chapter 4: Brown, T. A. (2006). Confirmatory factor analysis for applied research. New York: Guilford.


Optional:

Chapter 5: Brown, T. A. (2006). Confirmatory factor analysis for applied research. New York: Guilford.