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A Comparison Between Ordinary Least Square (OLS) And Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Methods In Estimating The Influencial Factors Of 8th Grades Student’s Mathematics Achievement In Malaysia

  title={A Comparison Between Ordinary Least Square (OLS) And Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Methods In Estimating The Influencial Factors Of 8th Grades Student’s Mathematics Achievement In Malaysia},
  author={Ahmad Nazim and Sabri Ahmad},
This research demonstrates the application of Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) method in order to obtain the best fit model for a more efficient and accurate inter-relationship among variables findings and interpretation. For the purpose of this study, secondary data of Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) had been used. The data were distributed by using two stage stratified cluster sampling technique and involving 5733 eighth grades students in Malaysia. A… Expand

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