Structural Equation Modeling: Introduction & Example


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In structural equation modeling (SEM), what are the terms use for direct and indirect variables?

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1. How can structural equation modeling (SEM) be described?

2. How is a manifest variable measured in structural equation modeling (SEM)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see how much you know about structural equation modeling. Specifically, you will be quizzed on different variables in structural equation modeling (SEM).

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of:

  • How a manifest variable is measured in structural equation modeling
  • Why social scientists use SEM rather than another form of analysis
  • The terms used for direct and indirect variables
  • The meaning of SEM

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how a manifest variable is measured in SEM
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on SEM
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about variables involved in SEM

Additional Learning

Take a little more time to review the lesson, Structural Equation Modeling: Introduction & Example. This lesson allows you to:

  • Determine how structural equation modeling works
  • Compare and contrast different variables in SEM
  • Review an example of SEM