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Mobile Usability and User Experience

Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes (2005). Mobile Usability and User Experience. In: Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes and Traxler, John eds. Mobile Learning: A handbook for educators and trainers. The Open and Flexible Learning Series. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 45–56.

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Abstract

The chapter locates mobile usability within the broader field of usability studies and identifies new factors that have to be taken into account when learners are using mobile devices. It goes on to discuss how usability affects teaching and learning, through an analysis of a dozen case studies of mobile-supported learning. Human needs in terms of cognitive and ergonomic challenges and contexts of use are discussed. The final part of the chapter considers the role of technical support.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2005 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-35740-3, 978-0-415-35740-1
Keywords: mobile learning; mobile devices; usability; user experience
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 12799
Depositing User: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2009 03:27
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 04:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12799
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