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|Title:||Testing measurement invariance of the Learning Programme Management and Evaluation (LPME) scale across gender using multi-group confirmatory factor analysis||Authors:||Tshilongamulenzhe, M.C.||Keywords:||Measurement Invariance;Learning Programme;Management;Evaluation;Factor Analysis||Issue Date:||2015||Publisher:||Virtus Interpress||Source:||Tshilongamulenzhe, M. C. 2015. Testing measurement invariance of the Learning Programme Management and Evaluation (LPME) scale across gender using multi-group confirmatory factor analysis. Journal of Governance and Regulation. 4(2): 124-131.||Abstract:||The purpose of this study was to test measurement invariance of the LPME scale across gender using multi-group CFA. The LPME scale was developed to measure the effectiveness of management and evaluation practices pertaining to occupational learning programmes in the South African skills development context. A non-experimental cross-sectional survey was conducted with 389 human resource practitioners and apprentices/learners. The results indicate that the LPME scale is invariant between males and females at the levels of configural, metric and strong invariance. The number of factors/constructs, pattern of item factor loading, latent constructs variances and covariances, and the reliability of the LPME scale and its dimensions are equivalent between males and females.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10321/3049||ISSN:||2306-6784|
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