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Intermediate Topics on Structural Equation Modeling Using IBM SPSS Amos (v22) (0G2L3G)

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  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration 2 days.
Intermediate Topics on Structural Equation Modeling Using IBM SPSS Amos (V22) - is a instructor-led classroom course, that guides students through a variety of advanced topics in Structural Equation Modeling.

Who Should Attend

  • This intermediate course is for analysts with experience in Structural Equation Modeling and using IBM SPSS Amos.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


You should have:
  • Taken the Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling Using IBM SPSS Amos course or have equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with Structural Equation Modeling

Course Objectives

  • Please refer to course overview for description information.

Course Content

Nested Models
  • The Felson and Bornstedt Models
  • Demonstrating Nested Models
Multiple Group Comparisons
  • What is a Multiple Group Comparison?
  • Specifying the Groups for a Multi-group Analysis
  • Constraining the parameters to be equal
  • Performing the multi-group analysis
  • Demonstration - Manually testing for multi-group invariance
  • Demonstration - Performing pairwise comparisons between parameters in a multi-group analysis
  • Performing Bootstrapping in Amos
  • Using Bootstrapping to Analyze Non-Normal Data
  • Estimating Direct, Indirect and Total Effects
  • Calculating Total and Indirect Effects in Amos
  • Calculating Indirect Partial Effects
  • Using Simple User Defined Estimands to Calculate Indirect Effects
  • Estimating User Defined Operands with VB
Bayesian Estimation
  • Performing a Bayesian Estimation in Amos
  • Additional Estimates
  • Assessing Convergence
  • Fit Measures
  • Example: Using Bayesian Estimation to Correct for an Inadmissible Solution
  • Attempting to Fit the Model by Calculating Estimates
Analyzing Categorical Data
  • Specifying the Data File
  • Recoding the Variables to Ordered-Categorical
  • Demonstration - Performing Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Ordered-Categorical Data in Amos
  • Demonstration - Analyzing Data with Binary Outcomes in Amos
Growth Curve Modeling
  • Growth Curve Modeling in Amos
  • Drawing a Growth Curve Model in Amos
  • Demonstration - Measuring Changes in Student Vocabulary Scores Over Time
Program Editor
  • Programming in Amos
  • Running Programs from the Program Editor
  • Modifying Path Diagrams in Program Editor
  • Working with Complicated Models

Course ID: 0G2L3G

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