Candidates for ISSSS Election 2017

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

Q Doctoral Dissertation: Ehlert on student views on learning in co-op

Ehlert, Katherine M. (2020, August). Student perceptions of learning in cooperative education experiences, An embedded mixed methods study. Doctoral dissertation (Engineering and Science Education), Clemson University, Clemson, SC. (Link: (Access: Abstract: Calls for improved educational practices within the field of engineering are focusing on content delivery, suggesting that authentic engineering tasks will better… Read More

Q Bibliography: Al Murshidi on blended learning in university institutions

Al Murshidi, Ghadah Hassan (2020, October). English as a foreign language learning students’ perceptions of blended learning in university institutions: A case study of a university in UAE. Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ), 5(5), 893-901. (doi: 10.25046/aj0505109) (Access: Abstract: This study aims to review English as a foreign language learning… Read More

Q Bibliography: Unal, Ulug, & Blaylock on the Kurdish-Turkish diaspora

Ünal, Helin, Özden Melis Uluğ, & Danielle Blaylock (2020, May). Understanding the Kurdish conflict through the perspectives of the Kurdish-Turkish diaspora in Germany. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1037/pac0000485) (Link: Abstract: The perspectives of laypeople within conflict settings are important because the ways in which they… Read More

Q Bibliography: Minkman, Van der Sanden, & Rutten on citizen science in water management

Minkman, Ellen, Maarten Van der Sanden, & Martine Rutten (2017, January). Practitioners’ viewpoints on citizen science in water management: A case study in Dutch regional water resource management. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21(1), 153-167. (doi: 10.5194/hess-21-153-2017) (Open Access: Abstract: In recent years, governmental institutes have started to use citizen science as a form… Read More

Q Bibliography: Pérez Cuesta, Castillo González, & Augusta Hermida on users of the banks of the Tomebamba River, Ecuador

Pérez Cuesta, María Belén, Paola Janneth Castillo González, & María Augusta Hermida (2017). Influencia de la porosidad de la línea edificada en la percepción de los usuarios de las márgenes del Río Tomebamba [Influence of the porosity of the built line on the perception of users of the banks of the Tomebamba River]. In María… Read More

Q Bibliography: Goyke & Dwivedi on forest legacy in Georgia

Goyke, Noah, & Puneet Dwivedi (2020, August). How Do African American and White Family Forest Landowners Conceptualize Forest Legacy in Georgia, United States? Small-scale Forestry. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1007/s11842-020-09455-4) (Link: Abstract: Legacy, sometimes called intergenerational land transfer or forestland bequest, is an important subject for family forest landowners. While the literature… Read More

Q Bibliography: Silvius & Schipper on project managers and sustainability issues

Silvius, A.J. Gilbert, & R.P.J. Schipper (2020, August). Exploring variety in factors that stimulate project managers to address sustainability issues. International Journal of Project Management. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2020.08.003) (Link: Abstract: As it is increasingly being recognized that projects play a key-role in creating a more sustainable society, the integration of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Clark and Adams on priorities for autism research

Clark, Megan, & Dawn Adams (2020, August). Listening to parents to understand their priorities for autism research. PLOS ONE, 15(8), e0237376. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0237376) (Link:  (Open Access: Abstract: Involving the autism community in research increases the real-world translation and impact of findings. The current study explored the research priorities of parents of school-aged… Read More

Q Doctoral Dissertation: Rickard on speech-language pathologists’ beliefs

Rickard, Jennifer K. (2020, August 31). Addressing the wicked problem of English learner disproportionality by examining speech-language pathologists’ beliefs: Applying Q methodology to special education. Doctoral dissertation (Leadership for Educational Justice), University of Redlands, Redlands, CA. (doi: (Link: Abstract: The attribution of academic failure to an educational disability instead of a lack of… Read More

Q Doctoral Dissertation: Salas Castro on public and private partnerships in Costa Rica

Salas Castro, Álvaro A. (2018). Perceptions of public and private partnerships in Costa Rica. Doctoral dissertation (Public Administration), Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. Abstract: In this dissertation, I explore the perceptions and beliefs of decision-makers, public officials, and stakeholders engaged in transportation infrastructure policies and infrastructure public-private partnerships (IPPPs) in Costa Rica. Specifically, I use Q… Read More