ERIC Number: EJ651459
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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To Parcel or Not To Parcel: Exploring the Question, Weighing the Merits.
Little, Todd D.; Cunningham, William A.; Shahar, Golan; Widaman, Keith F.
Structural Equation Modeling, v9 n2 p151-73 2002
Studied the evidence for the practice of using parcels of item as manifest variables in structural equation modeling procedures. Findings suggest that the unconsidered use of parcels is never warranted, but the considered use of parcels cannot be dismissed out of hand. Describes a number of parceling techniques and their strengths and weaknesses. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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