14 March 2012

Seminar Quantitative Research 3

Multivariate Analysis - Measurement Theory, Exploratory Factor Analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Reliability Tests.

This seminar will introduce quantitative research methods associated with the contemporary measurement theory which will quickly set the scene illustrating the complexity and interconnection between scale, error, and construct. Measurement concepts will be discussed including dimensionality, reliability, and validity. The relations between measurement theory, hypothesis formulation, and a measurement model will be explained. Use of measurement analysis such as exploratory factor analysis, parallel analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, internal consistency, and construct reliability will be demonstrated.

This series of seminars is designed to meet the training requirements of Research Methods for PhD, Masters by Research, and Honours students and to facilitate additional training for existing HDRs and for ECRs who want more or additional training.

Event Details


Seminar Quantitative Research 3.


Dr Siddhi Pittayachawan




5.30 pm - 8.30 pm


RMIT University, Building 108, Level 6, Room 28 (238 Bourke Street, Melbourne)


Please email Siddhi Pittayachawan on siddhi.pittayachawan@rmit.edu.au.

Please note…

This seminar is compulsory for all new Research Method Students. This seminar is also open for all existing HDRS, ECRs and any academic staff who want to refresh or learn new research techniques and methods as part of their academic development. Due to limited space, registration is compulsory.

About the Speaker

Dr. Pittayachawan is a Lecturer of Information Systems and a Program Director of Bachelor of Business (Honours) at RMIT University. He teaches Research Methods and Data Analysis and occasionally courses in information systems, information management, and logistics and supply chain management programs. His research interests are trust, risk, and applied statistics in information system in the context of business, education, health, management, and sustainability. He specialises in research methodology especially survey, measurement, and statistical modelling.

Further details

For further information contact Siddhi Pittayachawan at siddhi.pittayachawan@rmit.edu.au.

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