Q methodology: an overview

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Herrington, N. and Coogan, J. 2011. Q methodology: an overview. Research in Teacher Education. 1 (2), pp. 24-28.
AuthorsHerrington, N. and Coogan, J.
Abstract

If you have ever wanted to know the ‘points of view’
that are held around a particular topic then one
of the methods available for you to uncover these
views is Q methodology. This paper gives a very
basic overview of the usefulness of Q methodology,
the logistics of completing a Q study and some idea
of who might be interested in publishing such work.
There are detailed books on the topic, but this paper
hopes to give a quick overview in order to capture your
interest and encourage more use of this methodology.
Q methodology combines qualitative and quantitative
methods to investigate the subjective views of those
directly involved in a particular topic.

KeywordsQ methodology; subjectivity
JournalResearch in Teacher Education
Research in Secondary Teacher Education
Journal citation1 (2), pp. 24-28
ISSN2047-3818
Year2011
Publisher's version
License
CC BY-ND
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1414
Publication dates
PrintOct 2011
Publication process dates
Deposited12 Dec 2011
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Coogan, J. and Herrington, N. (2011) ‘Q methodology: an overview’ Research in Secondary Teacher Education, 1(2), pp. 24-28..

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