[Rasch] Rasch vc CFA
rmt at rasch.org
Fri Sep 28 05:13:04 EST 2012
Places to start when comparing Rasch and CFA are
http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt231g.htm and http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt94k.htm .
At 9/27/2012, you wrote:
>I have spent many years using various Rasch models in order to investigate
>the unidimensionality of my scales, tests etc, and this list supported me
>reliably (thank you!). The Rasch model served me faithfully and produced a
>very descent number of publications over many years. I understand the
>strengths very well (and some limitations). However, the more I get to
>know CFA (confirmatory factor analysis), the more I am puzzled as to why
>and when one should prefer CFA over Rasch (and vice-versa).
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