Q Research Group members' publications

Journal articles and book chapters

Ali, K., Du, X. & Lundberg, A. (2023). Does problem-based learning facilitate enactment of learner agency in undergraduate dental curricula?. European Journal of Dental Education, 27, 823-832. https://doi.org/10.1111/eje.12872  

Aliani, R. (2018). Q methodology ... In breve. In J. Chesters & H. Cuervo (Eds.), Researching Young Lives: Methodologies, Methods, Practices and Perspectives in Youth Studies (Vol. 1, pp. 13-18). Melbourne, Vic: Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Retrieved from https://education.unimelb.edu.au/yrc/research/research-publications.

Buckwell, A., Fleming, C., Muurmans, M., Smart, J., Ware, D., & Mackey, B. (2020). Revealing the dominant discourses of stakeholders towards natural resource management in Port Resolution, Vanuary, using Q-method. Ecological Economics, 177, 106781. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106781 

Buckwell, A., Fleming, C., Bush, G., Zambo Mandea, J., Taye, F., & Mackey, B. (2023). Assessing community readiness for payments for ecosystem service schemes for tropical primary forest protection in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Journal of Development Studies, 0(0), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2023.2182682 

Buckwell, A., Ribbeck, M., Dyke, J., Smart, J., Edeson, G. (2023). Indentifying innovation discourses for nitrogen management in the sugarcane sector in Great Barrier Reef catchments using Q-methodology. Marine Pollution Bulleting, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.114851 

Camenzuli, R., Lundberg, A. & Gauci, P. (2023). Collective teachers’ beliefs about multilingualism in Maltese primary education. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 26(4), 379-394. https://doi.org/10.1080/13670050.2022.2114787   

Caruso M. & Fraschini N. (2021). A Q methodology study into vision of Italian L2 university students: An Australian perspective. The Modern Language Journal, 105(2), 552-568. https://doi.org/10.1111/modl.12713 

Chaaban, Y. Sawalhi, R. & Lundberg, A. (2023). Middle leaders’ sensemaking of their leadership practices in response to educational disruption: A Q methodology study. Educational Management Administration & Leadership. https://doi.org/10.1177/17411432231152357 

Chaaban, Y., Du, X., Lundberg, A. & Abu-Tineh, A. (2023). Education stakeholders’ viewpoints about an ESD competency framework: Q methodology research. Sustainability, 15(3), 1787. https://doi.org/103390/su15031787 

Du, X., Chaaban, Y., Al-Thani, H., & Lundberg, A. (2023). University teachers’ professional learning for academic development: Q methodology research. International Journal of Academic Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2023.2265891 

Du, X., Nomikos, M., Ali, K., Lundberg, A. & Abu-Hijleh, M. (2022). Health educators’ professional agency in negotiating their problem-based learning (PBL) facilitator roles: Q study. Medical Education. 56 (8), 847-857, https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.14792 

Du, X. & Lundberg, A. (2021). Examining emic viewpoints on a pedagogical development program’s long-term effects using Q methodology. Studies in Educational Evaluation. 71, 101088, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2021.101088 

Du, X., Lundberg, A.; Arselene A., Mohamed; Naji, Khalid K.  & Hawari, A. (2022). Examining engineering students’ perceptions of learner agency enactment in problem- and project-based learning using Q methodology. Journal of Engineering Education. 111 (1), 111-136, https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20430 

Du, X., Guerra, A., Nøregaard, B., Chaaban, Y., Lundberg, A. & Lyngdorf, N. (2022). University teachers’ change readiness to implement education for sustainable development through participation in a PBL-based PD program. Sustainability. 14 (19), 12079. https://doi.org/103390/su141912079 

Fraschini N. (2020). ‘Because Korean is cool’ Adolescent learners’ vision, motivation, and the study of the Korean language. Journal of Korean Language Education, 31 (English issue), 37-74. https://doi.org/10.18209/iakle.2020.31..37

Fraschini, N. (2022). Language learners’ emotional dynamics: Insights from a Q methodology intensive single-case study. Language, Culture and Curriculum, https://doi.org/10.1080/07908318.2022.2133137

Fraschini N. & Caruso M. (2019). ‘I can see myself…’ A Q methodology study on self vision of Korean language learners. System, 87, 102147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2019.102147

Fraschini N. & Park H. (2021). Anxiety in language teachers: Exploring the variety of perceptions with Q Methodology. Foreign Language Annals, 54(2), 341-364. https://doi.org/10.1111/flan.12527

Fraschini N. & Park H. (2022). A Q methodology study to explore Korean as a Second Language undergraduate student-teachers’ anxiety. International Journal of Educational Research Open, 3, 100132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedro.2022.100132 

Hellström, L. & Lundberg, A. (2020). Understanding bullying from young people’s perspectives: an explorative study. Educational Research. 62 (4), 414-433, https://doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2020.1821388 

Kim S., Fraschini, N., & Park, H. (2023). Defining competencies for training non-native Korean speaking teachers: A Q methodology approach. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, https://doi.org/10.1515/iral-2023-0200 

Lim, E., Wynaden, D., Heslop, K. (2021). Using Q methodology to explore mental health nurses’ knowledge and skills to use recovery-focused care to reduce aggression in acute mental health settings. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 30, 413-426. doi: 10.1111/inm.12802 

Lim, E., Wynaden, D., Baughman, F., & Heslop, K. (2021). Realising the potential of Q methodology in nursing research. Collegian, 28(2), 236-243. doi: 10.1016/j. colegn.2020.08.004 

Loehr, J., Gibson, D., Buckwell, A., Vada, S., Fleming, C., Bibi, P., Masau, N., Hadwen, W., Powell, B., & Johnson, H., (2022). Using Q method to investigate the infuence of inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) on tourists' hotel choice in Fiji. Current Issues in Tourism, 26(4), 647-663. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2022.2035699 

Lundberg, A. (2019). Teachers’ viewpoints about an educational reform concerning multilingualism in German-speaking Switzerland. Learning and Instruction. 101244, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2019.101244 

Lundberg, A. (2019). Teachers’ beliefs about multilingualism: findings from Q method research. Current Issues in Language Planning. 20 (3), 266-283, https://doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2018.1495373 

Lundberg, A. (2022). Academics’ perspectives on good teaching practice in Switzerland’s higher education landscape. International Journal of Educational Research Open. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedro.2022.100202 

Lundberg, A., de Leeuw, R., & Aliani, R. (2020). Using Q methodology: Sorting out subjectivity in educational research. Educational Research Review, 100361. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2020.100361 

Lundberg, A., Fraschini, N., & Aliani, R. (2023). What is subjectivity? Scholarly perspectives on the elephant in the room. Quality & Quantity, 57, 4509-4529. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-022-01565-9  

Lundberg, A. & Hellström, L. (2022). Q methodology as an innovative addition to bullying researchers’ methodological repertoire. International Journal of Bullying Prevention. 4, 209-219,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s42380-022-00127-9 

Lundberg, A. & Stigmar, M. (2023). University teachers’ shifting views of successful learning environments in the future. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, , 67(6), 964-979. https://doi.org/10.1080/00313831.2022.2115127 

Lundberg, A. & Stigmar, M. (2022). Deliberative academic development with university teachers in times of crisis. International Journal of Academic Development. 27 (2), 163-175, https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2022.2084742 

Lundberg, A. & Suter, Roman (2023). Ett internationellt och kritiskt perspektiv på breddad rekrytering och breddat deltagande. In Stigmar, M. (Ed.) Inkluderande högre utbildning – att arbeta med breddad rekrytering, breddat deltagande och studentaktivt lärande. Studentlitteratur.

Lyngdorf, N. E. R., Du, X., & Lundberg, A. (2023). First-year engineering students’ learner agency sources in a systemic PBL environment: a Q study. European Journal of Engineering Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2023.2233427 

Sakamoto, F. (2022).  Global competence in Japan: What do students really need?  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 91(1), 216-228.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2022.10.006

Sakamoto, F. (2023). Improving Delphi study rigour with the integration of Q-methodology. International Journal of Research & Methods in Education, 0(0), https://doi.org/10.1080/1743727X.2023.2270432

Slaughter, Y., Bonar, G., & Keary, A. (2022). The role of membership viewpoints in shaping Language Teacher Associations: A Q methodology analysis. TESOL Quarterly, 56(1), 281-307. http://doi.org/10.1002/tesq.3068 

Slaughter, Y., Aliani, R., Bonar, G., & Keary, A. (2024). Early childhood educators’ viewpoints on cultural and linguistic diversity: A Q methodology analysis. Linguistics and Education, 79, 101265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.linged.2023.101265 

Slaughter, Y., Lo Bianco, J., Aliani, R., Cross, R., & Hajek, J. (2019). Language programming in rural and regional Victoria: Making space for local viewpoints in policy development. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 42(3), 274-300. http://doi.org/10.1075/aral.18030.sla   

Thumvichit, A. (2022). Enjoyment in language teaching: a study into EFL teachers’ subjectivities. The International review of applied linguistics in language teaching. https://doi.org/10.1515/iral-2022-0087 

Thumvichit, A. (2022). Unfolding the subjectivity of foreign language enjoyment in online classes: a Q methodology study. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2022.2050917 

Thumvichit, A. (2022). Illuminating insights into subjectivity: Q as a methodology in applied linguistics research. Applied Linguistics Review. https://doi.org/10.1515/applirev-2021-0205

Thumvichit, A. (2023). Understanding of emotions-regulation strategies among foreign language teachers in response to classroom stressors. Social Psychology of Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11218-023-09809-8

Thumvichit, A. (2023). ‘I’m aware of that, but…’: breaking the silence on moral distress among language teachers. Language, Culture and Curriculum. https://doi.org/10.1080/07908318.2023.2189268

Yuan, C. & Lo Bianco, J. (2022). L2 Chinese teachers’ beliefs about engagement strategies for students in Australia: Findings from Q methodology research. System, 106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2022.102792 

Weldegiorgis, F. S., Dietsche, E., Franks, D. M., Cust, J., & Ahmad, S. (2022). Mining and linkages for economic transformation: Revealing multi-stakeholder perspectives through Q-methodology. The Extractive Industries and Society, 12, 101174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101174

Weldegiorgis, F. S., & Ali, S. H. (2016). Mineral resources and localised development: Q-methodology for rapid assessment of socioeconomic impacts in Rwanda. Resources Policy, 49, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2016.03.006

Books and edited volumes

Fraschini, N., Lundberg, A., Aliani, R. (eds) (forthcoming 2024). Advancing language research through Q methodology. Multilingual Matters.

Lo Bianco, J., & Aliani, R. (2013). Language planning and student experiences: Intention, rhetoric and implementation. Multilingual Matters. 


Aliani, R. (2020). Sì, tanti ma non bilingui: Using Q methodology to examine Italian language teaching in primary schools. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Melbourne. http://hdl.handle.net/11343/258782     

Kemp, S. (2014). Language Planning at the School Level: The Great Wall of Chinese. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Melbourne. http://hdl.handle.net/11343/52483

Lim, E. (2022). How mental health nurses can use recovery-focused care to reduce aggression in the acute mental health settings. Doctoral dissertation, Curtin University.  http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/88694

Lundberg, A. (2020). Viewpoints about Educational Language Policies: Multilingualism in Sweden and Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.24834/isbn.9789178770779 

Yuan, C. (2022). Identifying the nature and sources of L2 Chinese teachers’ beliefs about how to motivate secondary school students in Australia: a Q methodology study. Doctoral dissertation, The University of Melbourne. http://hdl.handle.net/11343/312582

Victor, J. L. (2022). Investigating first and second language English teachers’ attitudes to ‘Grammar’ and ‘Grammar Teaching’ in secondary schools using Q-methodology. Master’s thesis, The University of Melbourne. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11343/311448