Q Bibliography: Kalvas on using Q to construct a measuring tool

Kalvas, František (2017). Využití Q metodologie pro konstrukci vlastního měřícího nástroje (An use of Q methodology for construction of own measuring tool). Evaluační Teorie a Praxe, 5(1), 1-34. (in Czech) Abstract: The paper shows how to use the Q methodology for constructing own measuring tools. The Q methodology is complex technique of data collection and… Read More

Q Bibliography: Langston et al. on governance constraints on Indonesian landscape approaches

Langston, James Douglas, Rowan McIntyre, Keith Falconer, Terry Sunderland, Meine van Noordwijk, & Agni Klintuni Boedhihartono (2019). Discourses mapped by Q-method show governance constraints motivate landscape approaches in Indonesia. PLoS ONE, 14(1), e0211221. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211221) Abstract: Interpreting discourses among implementers of what is termed a “landscape approach” enables us to learn from their experience to… Read More

Q Bibliography: Stone & Conway on nurses’ health beliefs

Stone, Teresa, & Jane Conway (2018, October). An exploration of nurses’ health beliefs: Ways of knowing and implications for learning and teaching. Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 5(2), 43-54. Abstract: Background: The origin, evolution and potential impact of personal ways of knowing, underpinned by health beliefs, are shaped by experience and sociocultural factors. These need to… Read More

Q Bibliography: Sheperis et al. on best practices and the marketing of professional counselors

· Sheperis, Donna S., Komal Korani, Marsha Milan-Nichols, & Carl J. Sheperis (2019, January). Marketing of professional counselors: A Q-sort study of best practices. Journal of Counseling and Development, 97(1), 25-32. (doi: 10.1002/jcad.12232) (Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jcad.12232) · · Abstract: This quantitative Q‐sort research was designed to evaluate representations of counselor qualifications and to determine which configurations… Read More

Q Bibliography: Bueno & Schiavetti on resilience of socio-ecological systems

Bueno, Patrícia Falcão, & Alexandre Schiavetti (2019, March). The influence of fisherman scale in the resilience of socio-ecological systems: An analysis using Q methodology. Ocean & Coastal Management, 169, 124-224. (doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.12.008) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.12.008) Abstract: The implementation of marine protected areas (MPAs) is an important conservation strategy but in spite of the generated benefits, many… Read More

Q Bibliography: McHugh et al. on professional and community viewpoints on health in low-income communities

McHugh, Neil, Rachel Baker, Olga Biosca, Fatma Ibrahim, & Cam Donaldson (in press, 2019). Who knows best? A Q methodology study to explore perspectives of professional stakeholders and community participants on health in low-income communities. BMC Health Services Research, 19. Abstract: Background: Health inequalities in the UK have proved to be stubborn, and health gaps… Read More

Q Bibliography: Stone & Turale on introducing Q

Stone, Teresa, & Sue Turale (2015). Q methodology: An introduction. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 19(3), 183-186. (No abstract provided. The following is the first paragraph): Q methodology is a research approach that is neither fully qualitative nor fully quantitative and is thus a bridge between the two approaches. It is little known… Read More

Q Bibliography: de Jonge et al. on workplace performance assessment

de Jonge, Laury P. J. W. M., Angelique A. Timmerman, Marjan J. B. Govaerts, Jean W. M. Muris, Arno M. M. Muijtjens, Anneke W. M. Kramer, & Cees P. M. van der Vleuten (2017). Stakeholder perspectives on workplace-based performance assessment: Towards a better understanding of assessor behavior. Advances in Health Science Education, 22, 1213–1243. Abstract:… Read More

Q Bibliography: Stone et al. on practical issues in a cross-cultural study

Stone, Teresa Elizabeth, Jane Maguire, Sook Jung Kang, & Chiyoung Cha (2017, July/September). Practical issues of conducting a Q methodology study: Lessons learned from a cross-cultural study. Advances in Nursing Science, 40(3), 291-299. (doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000164). Abstract: This article advances nursing research by presenting the methodological challenges experienced in conducting a multination Q-methodology study. This article… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hagan & Williams on marine biodiversity conservation in South Africa

Hagan, Kristin, & Samantha Williams (2016). Oceans of discourses: Utilizing Q methodology for analyzing perceptions on marine biodiversity conservation in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, South Africa.Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, art. 188, 13 pp. (doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00188) (Link: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2016.00188/full) Abstract: This paper attempts to empirically investigate perceptions regarding marine biodiversity conservation among different stakeholders of the… Read More