Variables for structural equation modeling can be either observed (measured
directly by the data) or latent. Latent variables are unobserved but are implied by the
relationships noted between multiple factors. The latent variables are stipulated...
Evaluation of Fit section (Hoyle, 1995). SEM consists of several steps including model
specification, estimation, evaluation of model fit, model modification and interpretation
In the specification step, a...
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the children so they can monitor the music to which the children are listening. Other moms
resist the personal sound gadget, participant four claims that her son is, ―not responsible
enough for a $300 piece of...
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Navigation through the culture and a feeling of directional helplessness is expressed
by the mothers in this study. As participant one said, ―they don‘t come with an instruction
manual‖ so the mother is left...