Every three years we elect a new Executive Committee, comprising: President, Vice President, Secretary, Advisor and Treasurer. The current President will continue on as Past-President. Candidates for President: Jim Rhoads & Noori Akhtar-Danesh Candidates for Vice-President: Helen Mason & Raffaele Zanoli Candidate for Secretary: Brandy Walker Candidates for Advisor: Sue Ramlo & Diane Montgomery shared… Read More
Eight graduate students and two faculty members gathered recently (23-27 May 2016) for a workshop on Q methodology held in the Kent State University College of Education, Health, and Human Services, Kent, OH. The workshop was directed by Steven R. Brown, adjunct professor of evaluation and measurement in the College.
As a valued member of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS) you have now full access to the back files of Operant Subjectivity. In partnership with Erasmus University every article ever published in OS is now available for download to all current members.
The content of William Stephenson’s study, including various books and artifacts, have now been moved to the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology (CCHP) at The University of Akron, OH, where they are awaiting processing. The CCHP began as an America-only enterprise largely funded through grants, but it has since… Read More
Albert David Talbott Ph.D., the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity’s (ISSSS)’ second president and a professor emeritus at the University of Iowa, died recently following a lengthy illness.
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce statistical and methodological principles associated with the use of Q method in assessment and research, and to locate Q methodology in the framework of contemporary science. Attention will focus on factor-analytic and epistemological foundations followed by illustrative applications. Required textbook: Q Methodology (2nd ed.) by Bruce McKeown & Dan B.… Read More
Mariel Brynhild Stephenson, the daughter of William Stephenson, the founder of Q Methodology, passed away the evening of February 29, 2016.
Qmethod(.org), as any platform for an academic association has a fine line to walk: on the one hand, it must be open and inclusive, but on the other hand, especially new users may expect high quality, uncontroversial resources from I4S as a sort of canonical source for things Q. Qmethod.org is designed to fulfil both these goals.
An article out this month in the journal Evaluation demonstrates how Q-methodology can be used for evaluating collaboration between public service organisations. The tool in question is called POETQ (Partnership Online Evaluation Tool using Q). This is a tool that was inspired by earlier tools like FlashQ but designed to work across a range of… Read More