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: Bertuol-Garcia et al. on the science-practice interface in ecology and conservation

Bertuol‐Garcia, Diana, Carla Morsello, Charbel N. El‐Hani, & Renata Pardini (2018). Shared ways of thinking in Brazil about the science–practice interface in ecology and conservation. Conservation Biology. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: Abstract: The debate in the literature on the science–practice interface suggests a diversity of opinions on how to link science and… Read More

Q Bibliography: Gatterer et al. on doping behavior

Gatterer, Katharina, Martin Niedermeier, Bernhard Streicher, Martin Kopp, Wolfgang Schobersberger, & Cornelia Blank (2019, February). An alternative approach to understanding doping behavior: A pilot study applying the Q-method to doping research. Performance Enhancement & Health. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1016/j.peh.2018.12.001) (Link: Abstract: Background: Prevention plays an important role in the fight against… Read More

Q Bibliography: Benmore et al. on reducing bullying and undermining behavior

Benmore, Graham, Steven Henderson, Joanna Mountfield, & Brian Wink (2018). The Stopit! programme to reduce bullying and undermining behaviour in hospitals: Contexts, mechanisms and outcomes. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 32(3), 428-443. (doi: 10.1108/JHOM-02-2018-0047) (Link: https:// Abstract: Purpose: The impact of bullying and undermining behaviours on the National Health Service on costs, patient… Read More

Q Bibliography: Harris, Henderson, & Wink on Q within a realist evaluation

Harris, Kevin, Steven Henderson, & Brian Wink (2019, April 10). Mobilising Q methodology within a realist evaluation: Lessons from an empirical study. Evaluation. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: Abstract: Realist evaluation and Q methodology are established approaches in social science. However, integration of Q methodology within a realist evaluation is scarce. This article… Read More

Q Bibliography: Ladan, Wharrad, & Windle on eHealth adoption among healthcare professionals

Ladan, Muhammad Awwal, H. Wharrad, & R. Windle (in press). eHealth adoption and use among healthcare professionals in a tertiary hospital in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Q-methodology study. PeerJ: the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences. Abstract: Background : The aim of the study was to explore the viewpoints of healthcare professionals (HCPs) on the adoption… Read More

Q Bibliography: Garbellini et al. on therapists’ decisions concerning upper-limb orthoses for children

Garbellini, Simon, Melinda Randall, Michael Steele, Catherine Elliott, & Christine Imms (2019, April). Prescribing upper limb orthoses for children with cerebral palsy: A Q methodology study of occupational therapists’ decision making. Disability and Rehabilitation. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1573931) (Link: Abstract: Purpose: This study identified occupational therapists’ viewpoints that guide their practice… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lee on conflict mapping and ecotourism

Lee, Jae-Hyuck (2019, June). Conflict mapping toward ecotourism facility foundation using spatial Q methodology. Tourism Management, 72, 69-77. (doi: 10.1016/j.tourman.2018.11.012) (Link: Abstract: Ecotourism planning must consider the location of ecological resources, residents’ homes, and infrastructure. In numerous studies using environmental and physical data, efficient ecotourism planning is considered “development-unfriendly and negligent toward the environment”… Read More

Q Bibliography: Zhou et al. on use of digital badges in blended learning classrooms

Zhou, Li, Liwen Chen, Qinman Fan, & Yueli Ji (2019, April). Students’ perception of using digital badges in blended learning classrooms. Sustainability, 11(7), art. 2151, 18 pp. (doi: 10.3390/su11072151) (Link: Abstract: A digital badge system with a leaderboard ranking was implemented in an 18-week course offered by a Chinese mainland university during the 2018… Read More

Q Bibliography: Goyke et al. on forest management outlooks among African American forest landowners

Goyke, Noah, Puneet Swivedi, Sarah Hitchner, John Schelhas, & Marc Thomas (2019, April). Exploring diversity in forest management outlooks of African American family forest landowners for ensuring sustainability of forestry resources in the southern United States. Human Ecology. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1007/s10745-019-0068-5) (Link: Abstract: African American forest landowners in the southern… Read More

Q Bibliography: Nazariadli et al. on a visual Q-method online research tool

Nazariadli, Shahab, Duarte B. Morais, Stacy Supak, Perver K. Baran, & Kyle S. Bunds (2019, January-April). Assessing the visual Q method online research tool: A usability, reliability, and methods agreement analysis. Methodological Innovations (online journal), 16 pp. (Link: Abstract: The traditional paper-based Q method was introduced to the social sciences in the 1930s. However,… Read More