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ERIC Number: ED529102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb-2
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Factor Scores, Structure Coefficients, and Communality Coefficients
Goodwyn, Fara
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association (35th, New Orleans, LA, Feb 1-4, 2012)
This paper presents heuristic explanations of factor scores, structure coefficients, and communality coefficients. Common misconceptions regarding these topics are clarified. In addition, (a) the regression (b) Bartlett, (c) Anderson-Rubin, and (d) Thompson methods for calculating factor scores are reviewed. Syntax necessary to execute all four methods are provided. Appended are: (1) SPSS Syntax for Regression, Bartlett, Anderson-Rubin, and Thompson Methods; and (2) SPSS Syntax for Multiple R Squared. (Contains 10 tables.)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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