Articles by Laura Schmid

Laura Schmid is a Master student at the University of Bern and is taking a practical course at the institute for research in open-, distance-, and e-learning. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is working to complete her Master in cognitive psychology, perception, and social psychology.

The Effects of Touch Screen Technology on the Usability of E-Reading Devices

Abstract Although reading is the main function of electronic reading devices (e-readers), previous studies demonstrated that a critical factor for perceived legibility is the usability of the device. If users have problems with the handling of a device, they will not like using the device for reading. Therefore, easy handling is a critical factor for […] [Read More]