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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(5), 619-623
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-5-14
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Improving Accuracy of Educational Research Conclusions by Using Lisrel

Awaluddin Tjalla1,

1Department of Guidance and Counseling, State University of Jakarta, Kampus UNJ, Jl. Rawamangun Muka, Rawamangun, Jakarta

Pub. Date: April 28, 2015

Cite this paper:
Awaluddin Tjalla. Improving Accuracy of Educational Research Conclusions by Using Lisrel. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(5):619-623. doi: 10.12691/education-3-5-14

Abstract

The purpose of this paper are (1) to propose applying a technique of data analysis of educational variables using LISREL, (2) to construct variables including in the research model. The other benefit of this technique compared to the conventional analysis model are: (1) faulty estimate on variables relation caused by measurement error can be corrected and (2) statistical test on whether or not a theoritical model describing relation structure between variables can be carried out. The other benefit is that fit between theoritical model and data can be tested. The use of LISREL technique to analyze variable data for education is a must. Sharpness and accuracy in predicting the variables which are considered to have influence on variables can be obtained. On the contrary, measurement error which takes place from relation between research variables can be explained. Accordingly, this analysis technique is considered “comprehensive” to improve accuracy of conclusion generalization in the field of educational research which currently undergoes more complex problem.

Keywords:
data analysis educational variables LISREL technique

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