An ISSR Short Course by Laras Sekarasih
Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) enables researchers to conduct analyses for testing a priori model, such as confirmatory factor analysis and mediation analysis. Designed for individuals without prior experience with SEM, this workshop will give a preview about SEM as a statistical technique for data analysis. We will discuss what SEM is, its characteristics, and what it is useful for (and what it is not useful for). This workshop will also introduce participants to the basics of interpreting an SEM report.
By the end of this workshop, participants will know:
Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and download the student version of LISREL (http://www.ssicentral.com/lisrel/student.html) prior to the workshop. Please note that LISREL currently requires Windows operating system, but can be installed on Mac computers that are dual-booted with Windows.