Factor Analysis
Read
de Vaus text
4th edition: Chapter 15 Factor Analysis, p. 257-275
5th edition: Chapter 11 Factor Analysis p. 186-192
6th edition: Chapter 11 Factor Analysis p. 185-191
Kootsra
Exploratory Factor Analysis
(short introduction to factor analysis)
UCLA's
Annotated SPSS presentation for Factor Analysis
(helpful for knowing different commands in SPSS)
Neill's
Presentation of Factor Analysis
(useful as an example of how to present factor analysis results in reports)
Jackman
Mathematical Presentation of Factor Analysis
(posted only for those interested in mathematics of factor analysis)
Supplemental
to be added
Factor analysis data
Data 1:
http://www.bwgriffin.com/gsu/courses/edur9131/temp/studentratingsdata.sav
Data 2:
http://www.bwgriffin.com/gsu/courses/edur9131/temp/alphadata.sav
Alpha Data Questions:
http://www.bwgriffin.com/gsu/courses/edur9131/activities/Assignment_6_internal_consistency_data.pdf
Reading Factor Analysis results for purpose of selecting items
Menon
2001
Ragheb & Beard
1982
Cheng
2004 (messy results)
Example Presentations
to be added