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 Bibliography: Jodayi et al. on teacher and learner motivations

Jodayi, Hojjat, Gholamreza Zareian, Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian, & Seyyed Mohammad Reza Adel (in press, December 2018). The interplay of teacher motivation and learner motivation: A Q method study. Current Psychology. (Link: Abstract: This study investigated the interplay of second language (L2) teacher motivation and L2 learner motivation. In total, sixty male foreign language… Read More

Q Bibliography: Everson on becoming religious disbelievers

Everson, Kimberlee K. C. (in press, November 2018). Becoming religious disbelievers: Retrospective viewpoints. Pastoral Psychology. (doi: 10.1007/s11089-018-0849-6) (Link: Abstract: Religious disbelief has been increasing in the United States. Many studies have examined this phenomenon. This study examined the factors surrounding the transition to disbelief within a sample of 25 adults in the United States… Read More

Charles Davis’s Bibliography on Q Methodology and Audience Research

Davis, Charles H. (2018, November 24). Bibliography of Q methodology in audience research. (Accessible: Davis has performed the valuable service of accumulating and entering into a single document more than 300 references to articles, chapters, and other publications bearing on the broad category of “audience” in relation to “communication events.” As he says in… Read More

Q Bibliography: Shemmings & Ellingsen on Q methodology in qualitative interviews

Shemmings, David, & Ingunn T. Ellingsen (2012). Using Q methodology in qualitative interviews. In Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein, Amir B. Marvasti, & Karyn D. McKinney (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of interview research: The complexity of the craft (2nd ed., pp. 415-426, Chapter 28). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Summary: This is a capable summary… Read More

Q Bibliography: Yousef on citizen trust in Jordanian e-government systems

Elsheikh, Yousef (2017, August).Toward the conceptualization of citizen’s trust in Jordanian e-government systems: A Q-methodology approach. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 17(8), 68-74. Abstract: Trust highlights as an important factor in helping citizens to overcome the perceived risks. Accordingly, the in-depth investigation of citizen’s trust has become a necessity for researchers and… Read More

Q Bibliography: De Tran & Dorofeeva on customer satisfaction with Vietnam pharmacy services

De Tran, Van, & Valeria Valeryevna Dorofeeva (2018, November). Applying Q-methodology to study customer satisfaction with quality of community pharmacy services in Vietnam. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 17(11), 2281-2289. (doi 10.4314/tjpr.v17i11.25) (Open Access Link: · Abstract: Purpose: To determine the pattern of customers’ viewpoints regarding their satisfaction with the quality of services of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hylton, Kisby, & Goddard on young people’s citizen identities

Hylton, Patrick, Ben Kisby, & Paul Goddard (2018, December). Young people’s citizen identities: A Q-methodological analysis of English youth perceptions of citizenship in Britain. Societies, 8(4), art. 121 (open access). (doi: 10.3390/soc8040121) (Link: · Abstract: Since the late 1980s, successive United Kingdom (UK) governments have sought to develop initiatives designed to promote forms of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Wilburne et al. on high-leverage teaching of mathematics

Wilburne, Jane, Drew Polly, Dana Franz, & David A. Wagstaff (2018, October). Mathematics teachers’ implementation of high-leverage teaching practices: A Q-sort study. School Science and Mathematics, 118(6), 232-243. Abstract: This paper presents the results of a Q-sort activity in which 38 grades 4-10 mathematics teachers reflected on their classroom teaching and ranked a set of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Aguirre-Muñoz et al. on teacher learning preferences and self determination theory

Aguirre-Muñoz, Zenaida, Tara Stevens, Gary Harris, & Reagan Higgins (2018, December). Mathematics teacher learning preferences: Self-determination theory implications for addressing their learning needs. Journal of Education and Practice, 9(32), 127-140. Abstract: Participant perceptions of the effectiveness of the Middle School Project Partnership (pseudonym) professional development course strategies were evaluated using Q methodology. Factor analysis of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Balloo, Pauli, & Worrell on conceptions of research methods

Balloo, Kieran, Regina Pauli, & Marcia Worrell (in press). Conceptions of research methods learning among psychology undergraduates: A Q methodological study. Cognition and Instruction. Abstract: A range of conceptions held about research methods learning have previously been identified. The current study aimed to examine in-depth shared conceptions among undergraduate psychology students. Utilising Q methodology, which… Read More