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: Kopcha et al. on faculty views about innovation in teaching and technology

Kopcha, Theodore J., Lloyd P. Rieber, & Brandy B. Walker (2016). Understanding university faculty perceptions about innovation in teaching and technology. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(5), 945-957. (doi: 10.1111/bjet.12361) Abstract: The purpose of this research is to understand faculty perceptions about innovation in teaching and technology in a collegeof education in a research-intensive university.This… Read More

Q Bibliography: Byrne et al. on motivations and barriers to achieving decarbonization goals

Byrne, Rosemary, Susan Byrne, Ray Ryan, & Bernadette O’Regan (2017, November). Applying the Q-method to identify primary motivation factors and barriers to communities in achieving decarbonisation goals. Energy Policy, 110, 40-50. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.08.007) Abstract: It has been predicted that despite previous reductions, greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland will continue to increase above current levels for the… Read More

CORRECTION: Q Bibliography: Bradley et al. on general practitioners’ perceptions of irritable bowel syndrome

Complete bibliographic information was omitted from the previous posting for this article. Complete details will be provided when it appears in print. Bradley, Stephen, Sarah Alderson, Alexander C. Ford, & Robbie Foya (2017). General practitioners’ perceptions of irritable bowel syndrome: A Q-methodological study. Family Practice, ePublication prior to print (doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmx053). Abstract: Background.Irritable bowel syndrome… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hermelingmeier & Nicholas on perspectives on ecosystem services

Hermelingmeier, Verena, & Kimberly A. Nicholas (2017). Identifying five different perspectives on the ecosystem services concept using Q methodology. Ecological Economics, 136, 255-265. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.01.006) Abstract: The objective of this paper is to recognize and categorize the various ways that ecosystem services researchers perceive the concept and purpose of ecosystem services (ES). To do so,… Read More

Q Bibliography: Yang and Montgomery on multicultural teacher education

Yang, Yan, & Diane Montgomery (2013). Gaps or bridges in multicultural teacher education: A Q study of attitudes toward student diversity. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 30, 27-37. Abstract: This paper highlights Q methodology as an appropriate research technique for capturing attitudes and demonstrates the use of Q method… Read More

Q Bibliography: Forouzani et al. on agricultural water poverty in Iran

Forouzani, Masoumeh, Ezatollah Karami, Hossein Zamani, & Kourosh Rezaei Moghaddam (2013). Agricultural water poverty: Using Q-methodology to understand stakeholders’ perceptions. Journal of Arid Environments, 97, 190-204. Abstract:The aim of this Q methodology study was to identify perceptions of farmers and agricultural specialists toward agricultural water poverty concept and its causes in Marvdasht County, Iran. Seventy… Read More

Q Bibliography: Bradley et al. on general practitioners’ perceptions of irritable bowel syndrome

Bradley, Stephen, Sarah Alderson, Alexander C. Ford, & Robbie Foya (2017). General practitioners’ perceptions of irritable bowel syndrome: A Q-methodological study. Abstract: Background.Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that imposes a significant burden upon societies, health care and quality of life, worldwide. While a diverse range of patient viewpoints on IBS have been… Read More

Q Dissertation: Finnerty on affectionally fluid persons and wellness

Finnerty, Peter S. (2017, August). Affectionally fluid persons’ beliefs about wellness. Doctoral dissertation (Lifespan Development and Education Sciences), Kent State University. Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine affectionally fluid (AF) persons’ beliefs about wellness. A total of 44 participants met the inclusion criteria of identifying as AF for the Q methodology study.… Read More

Q Bibliography: Protiére et al. on marketing cancer drugs

Protiére, Christel, Rachel Baker, Dominique Genre, Anthony Goncalves, & Patrice Viens (2017, July). Marketing authorization procedures for advanced cancer drugs: Exploring the views of patients, oncologists, healthcare decision makers, and citizens in France. Medical Decision Making, 37(5), 555-566. Abstract: Background. The past decades have seen advances in cancer treatments in terms of toxicity and side… Read More