Q Dissertation: Alghamdi on teachers’ developmental practices in Saudi Arabia

Alghamdi, Ahlam A. (2016). Examining preschool teachers’ subjective beliefs toward developmentally appropriate practices: A Saudi Arabian perspective. Doctoral dissertation (Early Childhood Education), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama (USA). Abstract: The purpose of the current study was to explore preschool teachers’ subjective beliefs toward developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) and developmentally inappropriate practices (DIP), as identified… Read More

Q Bibliography: Kuijpers, Lukosch, & Verbraeck on simulation games and Q methodology

Kuijpers, Anique, Heide Lukosch, & Alexander Verbraeck (2019, October). Exploring a mixed method approach: Simulation games and Q methodology. In Antonios Liapis, Georgios N. Yannakakis, Manuel Gentile, & Manuel Ninaus (Eds.), Games and learning alliance (pp. 522-529). Proceedings, 8th International Conference, GALA 2019 (Athens, Greece, November 27–29, 2019, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 11899).… Read More

Q Bibliography: Byram et al. on student evaluations of a dissection-based gross anatomy course

Byram, Jessica, Jason M. Organ, Michael Yard, & Naomi A. Schmalz (2019, March). Investigating Student Perceptions of a Dissection-Based Undergraduate Gross Anatomy Course Using Q Methodology. Anatomical Sciences Education. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1002/ase.1887) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ase.1887) (https://anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ase.1887) Abstract: The demand for upper‐level undergraduate dissection‐based anatomy courses is growing, as professional programs require more… Read More

Q Bibliography: Chiu, Pan, & Lin on plastic surgeons’ views on professionalism

Chiu, Chiung-hsuan, Su-chin Pan, & Yi-chieh Lin (2019). How plastic surgeons value professionalism: Using Q methodology to explore the prioritization of professionalism. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 39(12), 1412–1422. Abstract: Background: Medicine is no longer limited to the treatment of diseases—the use of plastic surgical techniques as a commodity to improve the appearance of healthy people has… Read More

Q Bibliography: Watts on introducing Q methodology

Watts, Simon (2015). Develop a Q methodological study. Education for Primary Care,26(6), 435-437. (doi: 10.1080/14739879.2015.1101855) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/14739879.2015.1101855) Abstract: This paper provides a brief introduction to Q methodology, a research technique which allows researchers to reveal the key subjective or ‘first-person’ viewpoints extant amongst a group of participants. Design and participant issues are considered and coverage… Read More

Q Bibliography: Moros et al. on payments for ecosystem services in Colombia

Moros, Lina, Esteve Corbera, María Alejandra Vélez, & Daniel Flechas (2019, in press). Pragmatic conservation: Discourses of payments for ecosystem services in Colombia. Geoforum. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.09.004) Abstract: Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes incentivise landowners to maintain, restore or enhance ecosystem services. Currently, there are more than 550 active PES… Read More

Q Bibliography: O’Connor, Knox, & Jenenova on bureaucrats, authoritarianism, and role conceptions

O’Connor, Karl, Colin Knox, & Saltanat Janenova (2019, November, in press). Bureaucrats, authoritarianism, and role conceptions. Review of Public Personnel Administration. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1177/0734371X19888009) Abstract: Governance literature in the developed world is rich with scholarship on the role conceptions of civil servants and how these guide their behavior in the attainment… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lu, Zheng, & Ren on learning English and Spanish in China Spanish language

Lu, Xiuchuan, Yongyan Zheng, & Wei Ren (2019). Aprendizaje simultáneo del inglés y el español en China: Una investigación basada en la Metodología-Q sobre la motivación [Simultaneous learning of English and Spanish in China: A Q-method study on motivation]. Revista Signos: Estudios de Lingüística, 52(100), 381-406. (doi: 10.4067/S0718-09342019000200381) (Open Access: https://scielo.conicyt.cl/pdf/signos/v52n100/0718-0934-signos-52-100-00381.pdf) English Abstract: The last… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brewer-Deluce et al. on course evaluations in anatomy

Brewer-Deluce, Danielle, Shanu Sharma, Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Thomas Jackson, & Bruce Wainman (2019, April, in press). Beyond average information: How Q‐methodology enhances course evaluations in anatomy. Anatomical Sciences Education. 12 pp. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1002/ase.1885) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ase.1885) Abstract: Course evaluations can be used for curriculum improvement and have the potential to better the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Ogle & Fanning on the Quasi-Q-Sorting innovation

Ogle, Alfred, & Stephen Fanning (2014). Quasi-Q-Sorting innovation: The use of tangible cues in sorting methodology. Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 9(1), 69-80. (Accessible: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264977670_Quasi_Q-Sorting_innovation_The_use_of_tangible_cues_in_sorting_methodology) Abstract: Q-sort is a qualitative research method that is gaining popularity outside of its traditional psychology and social sciences areas. The Quasi-Q-sort is a derivative of the Q-sort that… Read More