Tag Archives: Usability

Learnability (of using app)

Teachers said that student’s familiarity with the technical aspects of mobile smartphones was an important part of its use. Several of the teachers and students thought that the app was ‘easy’ to use, and easy to learn to use. For … Continue reading

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Why Android?

In creating a customisable smart phone application for GIS supported teaching and learning there has been a selection of operating systems of which could be used. The main smart phone operating systems as of the duration of the project according … Continue reading

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Usability (and utility) testing in GeoSciTeach

The focus of our project has been collectively on designing for and testing a) technical usability and learnability of the app (i.e. whether the functionality is clear, the app easy to learn to use in terms of steps through from … Continue reading

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Interviews…with participants – more early themes

Interviewing participants on the project has suggested a number of themes which can be broadly split into two categories: Usability Knowledge acquisition Interviews with participants so far suggests that the app is still in a pilot phase (not surprisingly) as … Continue reading

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