Emerging Issues in Mobile Data Capture Methods across Multiple Domains: Learning from the User Experience

Jo Cranwell , Xu Sun, David Golightly, Genevefa Kefalidou, Benjamin Bedwell, Sarah Sharples

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Abstract

Mobile device-based data capture studies have potential as contextual data collection methods to address the limitations of the traditional paper-based diary method. The ever-evolving computing power of mobile phones broadens the potential applications of such methods in novel and interesting ways. While there have been a number of studies that demonstrate the power of the mobile device-based diary approach, there is less known about participants' experience of such studies. This chapter presents five case studies to bring together user experiences of participating in mobile data capture studies and evaluates how this can be fed into the future study design.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmerging Perspectives on the Design, Use, and Evaluation of Mobile and Handheld Devices.
EditorsJoanna Lumsden
Place of PublicationHershey PA, USA
PublisherIGI Global
Pages176-217
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9781466685833, 1466685832|
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

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    Cranwell , J., Sun, X., Golightly, D., Kefalidou, G., Bedwell, B., & Sharples, S. (2015). Emerging Issues in Mobile Data Capture Methods across Multiple Domains: Learning from the User Experience. In J. Lumsden (Ed.), Emerging Perspectives on the Design, Use, and Evaluation of Mobile and Handheld Devices. (pp. 176-217). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8583-3