September 7-9, 2011

Birmingham, UK

Tuesday – September 6th, 2011

9:00-17:30 Introductory Workshop (begins)
Prof. Wendy Stainton Rogers (pdf)

Wednesday – September 7th, 2011

09:00-15:30 Introductory Workshop (Continued – began 6th…)
Prof. Wendy Stainton Rogers (pdf)
16:00-16:30 Welcome Dr Joseph Meloche: President: International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, Dr. Stephen Jeffares and Birmingham University hosts;

Introducing plenary speakers (Dr. Rachel Baker)

16:30-17:00 Plenary speaker 1 – Dr Eefje Cuppen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
17:00-17:30 Plenary speaker 2 – Dr David Ockwell, University of Sussex, UK.
17:30-17:45 Respondent – Prof Steven Brown
17:45-18:00 Questions, Chair Dr Rachel Baker.
18:00-20:00 Welcome canape reception & art gallery private view

Thursday – September 8th, 2011

8:30-12:00 Registration and Coffee
Session 1A – Teachers’ Views
Chair:Sue Ramlo                 (Read abstracts)
Teachers’ positions of the inclusion and standards agendas and how they are practically implemented in tandem.
Zeta Brown
Teachers’ concerns and perceptions regarding children with special education needs in the bilingual elementary classroom.
Martha Armida Fabela-Cardenas
Teachers’ Views of Student Technology Use: Does Giftedness Matter?
Toby Brown
How Beliefs Regarding the Nature Of Science Interact With Worldview Presuppositions held by Korean In-Service Science Teachers And Biologists
Hang-Hwa Hong & William W. Cobern
Session 1B – Young People
Chair:Kate Reid                 (Read abstracts)
Autonomy, Special Offers or Routines: A Q Methodological Study Into Young Peoples Alcohol Choices in North East England.
Stephanie O’Neil, Rachel Baker, Janet Shucksmith, Eileen Kaner
Young people, peer influence and alcohol
Janet Brandling
The Social Construction of Youth Homelessness: A Q methodology study
Matthew Milne-Dymond
Session 1C – Agriculture and Environment
Chair:Susan Jedeloo                 (Read abstracts)
Water Culture – A Study of Alberta Irrigation Farmers Attitudes towards water
Gaylene Halter
Agricultural policy issues: Using Q methodology to investigate attitudes
Clare Hall
Understanding the Thinking Process Related to Green Citizenship
Mary Walker
Can Q enhance the acceptance of Market-based Instruments for Environmental Objectives?
Gillian Kerr
10:30-11:00 Coffee and poster launch
(Read abstracts)
A Q-methodological study of male attitudes towards testicular cancer and testicular self-examination
Ian Garner
Enhancing effective communication: distribution of and associations with Q-Care Profiles in adolescents with chronic conditions
S. Jedeloo, A. van Staa, On Your Own Feet Research Group
Household energy consumption in the domestic built environment: what are the social factors and barriers that affect our interaction with energy?
Marcos Pelenur
Exploring Chinese Medicine’s Diversity
Trina Ward
From Literacy Coach to e-Learning Facilitator (eLF) – Perspectives on eLF Training: A Q Methodology Study
Linda J. Collins, Lori J. Vargo
A Look in the Mirror- Staff Perceptions of their own Learning Profiles at a New International Baccalaureate School: A Q Methodology Study
Linda J. Collins, Kristine L. Still, Jacqueline P. Gordon, Lori J. Vargo
Stress and Part-time Undergraduate Students
Leonie Siddons
Lost in Translation: Using Q Methodology in isiXHOSA Speaking Rural Communities in South Africa.
Duncan, M., Sherry, K., Watson, R., Booi, M., Gcaza, S., Mckenzie, J., Coomber, K., Crankshaw; J; Marais, C-L., Lungana, M.
Attachment in Adults with intellectual disabilities; The development and preliminary validation of a new criterion Q sort scale
Samantha Walker, Andrea Flood, Dougal Julian Hare
In Search of the Food Citizen: Using Q-Methodology to explore consumer choice
Jacqui Greener
Perceptions of community tensions in Bournbrook: A Q-methodology
Nichola Whiteman
Pick a Pebble: A study to develop understanding of the Tacit Judgement of Object Quality.
David Prytherch, Andrew Saxon & Shane Walker
How do expectations from different stakeholders affect project delivery and evaluation?
Sheng Hu
Online solutions for Q research enquiry involving global corporations
Elise G C Crawford, Yvonne Toft, Ryan L Kift
Q Methodology – The case of hydrogen from waste
Jennifer Baxter
The assent to learn
Roland Arter
A Q Methodological Study of the Subjective Experience of Head and Neck Cancer
Kate Reid; Derek Farrell; Carol Dealey
Tim Deignan
Heterogeneity of stakeholder perceptions regarding opportunities and challenges of tackling deforestation in the tropics (selected preliminary findings of the EC funded FP7 project REDD-ALERT)
Maria Nijnik, Albert Nijnik and Robin Matthews
The “Q-sortware” as a web application for Q methodology: a pilot study for personality assessment
Alessio Pruneddu
On the Shared Subjectivity of Value Claims in Legal Decision and Discourse
Daniel Behn
Exploring Children’s ‘Needs’ in Cross-platform Media Environments: A Mixed Method Approach.
Ashley Woodfall
Session 2A – Health Voices
Chair:Janet Holt                 (Read abstracts)
Sexual Behavior Profiles: Dutch HIV positive youths preferences about sexuality
Susan Jedeloo, PhD, Linda van der Knaap, MANP, BScN
Exploring subjectivity in intellectual disability
Dr. Judith Anne Mckenzie
Hopes, fears, and expectations: A Q study of the possible selves of older people
Mrs Nicola Plastow, Professor Mary Gilhooly, Dr Anita Atwal
Viewpoints on mobility and participation at old age
Sofi Fristedt, Anders Wretstrand, Anita Bjorklund, Susan Corr, Torbjorn Falkmer
Session 2B – Student Choices
Chair:Tim Deignan                 (Read abstracts)
Ready or Not: Remedial Education for College Students
Lori A. Coggins
Using Q Methodology in a Mass Communication Undergraduate Research Class
Judith Sylvester
Annoyance or Delight? Describing the Process Reported by College Students for Accessing Library Information
Denise R. Denison
College choice: Student perceptions regarding the influence of past, present and future
Jerilyn Thorman and Marsh Howard
Session 2C – Wellbeing
Chair:Annie Austin                 (Read abstracts)
La Dolce Vita:- Signs and Sources of Wellbeing and Fulfillment, or the Subjectivities of Subjective Wellbeing.
Dr John Carr
Q-ing Wellbeing for Public Policy
Amanda Wolf
Session 2D – Design and Advertising
Chair:Clark Callahan                 (Read abstracts)
Consumer Processing of Exaggerations in Print Ads: A Q-Sort Analysis Examining The Role of Visual Hyperbole in Perceptions of Deception
Dr. Mark Alden Callister and Dr. Tom Robinson
The Aesthetic Preferences of Design Controllers: A Q-Method Investigation
Philip A Black
Cool as a Carrot? A Q-Study on the Marketing of Carrots as Junk Food
Jason Zenor, Dennis Kinsey
12:30-13:30 Campus lunch and poster viewing
Session 3A – Sustainability and the natural environment
Chair:Gillian Kerr                 (Read abstracts)
Understanding Science in Conservation – a Q method approach on the Galapagos Islands
Rose Cairns
Looking for the intangible benefits of the natural environment – Stakeholder analysis via Q
Paul N Wright, Brian Wink, Kate Pike
Heterogeneous Attitudes Concerning the Adoption of Emerging Hydrogen Technologies
O. Di Ruggero, S. W. Cunningham, J. H. Kwakkel
Session 3B – Health Professionals
Chair:Ross Millar                 (Read abstracts)
Attitudes of nurses in the Netherlands to euthanasia: A Q methodological study
Dr Janet Holt, Dr Philip Esterhuizen
Diversity of Chinese Medicine Practice
Trina Ward
Session 3C – Student Learning
Chair:Diane Montgomery                 (Read abstracts)
Students’ Conceptions of Learning and Approaches to Learning in an Undergraduate Physical Geography Course
Kelly Sparks
Brazilian Primary School Students and the Role of Homework in Foreign Language Learning: Q-Methodology Highlights
Eliane Fernandes Azzari
The formative assessment of language learner autonomy: A Q-methodological study
Lucy Cooker
College Students Describe Decisions about Majors
John W Tiner
Session 3D – Consumption and Leisure
Chair:Joseph Meloche jmeloche@NCCU.EDU                 (Read abstracts)
Exploring the “Inner Game” of Video-Game Enthusiasts
Dan B. Thomas & James C. Rhoads, Jr.
A Study on the Consumption types of Luxury goods in Korean society
Sang Min Whang, Sang Won Yoo, Chon Hae Won
Perception of Korean on Luxury Brand :Exploration of consumption psychology through the cognition and preference pattern of luxury brand
Sang Min Whang & Ran Hee Lee
15:00-15:15 Coffee
Session 4A – Tourism and Travel
Chair:Dennis Kinsey                 (Read abstracts)
Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Brazil’s Amazon. A case study about the APA Algodoal-Maiandeua using Q Methodology
Gotz Kaufmann
Understanding the domestic tourist motivations, a case study of Andalucia, Spain.
Aurora Pulido-Ortega
Session 4B – Citizen Participation
Chair:Daniel Behn                 (Read abstracts)
The Conceptualization of Democratic Citizenship & Its Impact on State Education Policy & Classroom Practices
Dr. Pamela Greene
Using Q To Democratize Program Evaluation: Activating an Online Community to Develop Shared Understandings
Christopher Janson, Matthew Militello
Social capital and quality of life: a rural perspective
Annie Austin, Sarah Griffith, Corinne Wilkins, David Fell
Session 4C – Theory and Method
Chair:Helen Mason                 (Read abstracts)
Exploring a role for Q in policy analysis
Stephen Jeffares
Subjectivity as Operant: A Conceptual Exploration & Discussion
Simon Watts
A novel way to develop policy and practice
Tim Deignan
Session 5A – Panel
Chair:                 (Read abstracts)
Q-list goes live
Susan Ramlo, Diane Montgomery, Ronald L. Peck, Mark Popovich, James Rhodes, Dan Thomas – The University of Akron, Oklahoma State University, Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (Siberia), Ball State University, Westminster College, Wartburg College
Session 5B – Panel
Chair:                 (Read abstracts)
Constructing a good Q set
Amanda Wolf, Wendy Stainton Rogers – Victoria University of Wellington; Open University
18:45 Campus bus depart for City Centre
19:30-22:00 Annual Q Conference awards banquet
Speaker: Professor Carl Chinn, Professor of Birmingham Community History
22:00-24:00 Optional – Drink Birmingham

Friday – September 9th, 2011

Session 6A – New Media and Technology
Chair:Peter Schmolck                 (Read abstracts)
Social Network Service User: who are they?
Hung Kyu Kim, Ph.D., Se Jung Oh, Ph.D.
Exploring attitudes towards Collaboration; a cross-cultural study of collaborative information seeking activities in Web 2.0 and other non-traditional environments.
Joseph Meloche, Ying Sun, Se Jung Oh
Investigating Engineering Educators Subjectivity on the Use of Educational Technology
John B. Nicholas
Using Q-methodology to solicit U. S. Air National Guard Perceptions of Features for a Portable Handheld Device
Andrew D. Boyd, Greer WP Steveson, Melissa Naiman, Richard Preston, Annette L. Valenta
Session 6B – Masterclass session
Chair:Stephen Jeffares                 (Read abstracts)
Q Methodology Masterclass Workshop
Aurora Pulido-ortega, Wei Shin Leong, Anna Stickley
Session 6C – Education
Chair:Martha Fabela                 (Read abstracts)
Perceptions of undergraduate college students: A Q Methodology study.
Stacey Bridges, Diane Montgomery
Student Evaluation of a Course for Pre-Service Math Teachers
Susan Ramlo
Western teachers of science or teachers of western science: The western expatriate science teacher in a post-colonial context
Lydia E Carol-Ann Burke
Session 6D – Q and Other Methods
Chair:James Good                 (Read abstracts)
Repertory Grid Technique & Q: Combining methods to study ‘espoused subjectivity’ rather than ‘subjectivity in use’
Eefje Cuppen
Integrating Q Methodology and Agent Based Modelling to understand hurricane evacuation behaviour
Robert Oakes
10:30-10:45 Coffee
Session 7A – Parenting and Relationships
Chair:Trina Ward                 (Read abstracts)
Mother or other? A Q methodological study on the experiences of stepmothers
Sandra Roper, Rose Capdevila
Subjectivity in service of parenting interventions
Moses Passini Christina, Pihet Sandrine, Favez Nicolas
Understanding Preferences in Romantic Relationship by Gender
Kindell Foley Peters
Session 7B – Analysis
Chair:John Carr                 (Read abstracts)
All together now: a comparative research design using Q methodology, health and social care commissioning in England
Stephen Jeffares, Helen Dickinson; Alyson NIcholds, Helen Sullivan, Jon Glasby
The development of AdvanceQ software to explore the relationship between subjectivity and political preferences
Simon Niemeyer
Q Methodology – a good sort for global corporations
Elise G C Crawford, Yvonne Toft, Ryan L Kift
Session 7C – National Politics
Chair:Matt Dymond                 (Read abstracts)
Public Attitudes Toward Health Care Reform and the Media that Drive Them
Judith Sylvester
International regional political organizations as lobbyists in the multilevel governance system of the Baltic Sea area – a Q methodological study
Mr Marko Mally
Session 7D – Education Policy
Chair:Kelly Sparks                 (Read abstracts)
Using Q to Explore Perceptions of the impact of London 2012 on Regeneration
Neil Herrington
Examining the Agricultural Education Fishbowl: Understanding Perceptions of Agricultural Education Stakeholders in Higher Education
Marshall A. Baker
Exploring Confidence levels of different ethnic Psychology Extended Degree students using Q methodology
Joy Coogan and Maria Brezitski
The Role of the Office of Student Affairs at American Colleges
Boomer W. Appleman
12:15-12:30 Collect boxed lunches
12:30-13:30 Business Meeting / AGM
13:30-14:00 Coffee
Session 8A – Transport
Chair:Jennifer Baxter                 (Read abstracts)
Exploring perspectives of movers in neighbourhood choice decisio
Zahid Sultan, Julian Hine, Jim Berry
Understanding Everyday Walking and Cycling in Cities: Identities, Practices, Experiences and Visions.
Tim Jones, Griet Scheldeman, Dave Horton, Colin Pooley, Caroline Mullen, Tony Whiteing, Ann Jopson, Miles Tight, Emma Bill
To Bus or Not To Bus? An Assessment of Transport Mode Choice in Central Italy
Zanoli, Raffaele; Mandolesi, Serena
Session 8B – Media
Chair:Judith Sylvester                 (Read abstracts)
Diversity of Voices and policy-making in English Canadian Media: following up the CRTC Diversity hearings
Sylvia Blake
Using Q-methodology in Cultural Adaptation Research
Clark Callahan
The Facebook Experience
Lisa Jane Orchard
Session 8C – Analysis and Interpretation
Chair:Job van Exel                 (Read abstracts)
A Holistic & Abductive Method of Factor Interpretation
Simon Watts
Beyond substance abuse and offending: Issues around an offender rehabilitation programme
Dr Rose Capdevila, Anca Roberts, Tania Laurance
Session 8D – Employment and Workplace
Chair:Anne Fleming                 (Read abstracts)
Individual Work Values and Job Satisfaction
Sang-Min Whang, Eugene Son
Embedding Q Method within a Research Series
Charles A. Pernu
Snapshot of Employee Attitudes about “” Culture
Jeff D. Conlin
Use of Q-Method to Study the Needs of Educational Service Consumers.
Mrs. Irina Levshenkova, Dr. Gennady Kobzev, Dr. Ronald Peck
15:30-15:45 Organisational break
Session 9A – Panel
Chair:Diane Montgomery                 (Read abstracts)
Innovation with Images: Constructing and Interpreting
Melinda Lyon, Arlene Arstad Thorsen, Mark Popovich, Dennis Kinsey;
Session 9B – Panel
Chair:James Good                 (Read abstracts)
Roundtable debate on the role of theory in Q methodology
James Good, Steven Brown, Amanda Wolf, Simon Watts
17:00-18:00 Closing Drinks Reception
18:00-22:00 Eat and Drink Birmingham

Saturday – September 10th, 2011

9:00-10:30 Bus Transfer
10:30-16:00 Excursion
16:00-17:00 Return Birmingham Centre. Close.