Esther Abel's research while affiliated with University of East London and other places

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There is a pressing need to develop methodology to study complex dynamic systems. In this chapter we review 12 specific methods that offer solutions to the methodological challenges presented by a dynamic approach. Specific methods include several qualitative interview designs, longitudinal cluster analysis, Q methodology, the trajectory equifinali...

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... To the author's knowledge, the first published study reporting the use of Q within a CDST framework was Irie and Ryan's (2015) exploration of the dynamics of change in language learners' self-concepts. MacIntyre et al. (2017) later referred to Irie and Ryan's research to demonstrate the potential of Q for the investigation of dynamic systems, and Zheng et al. (2020) more recently used Q to track the dynamics of change in multilingual motivation among a group of Chinese university students involved in L2 and L3 learning. ...