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

Eva Siegenthaler, Yves Bochud, Pascal Wurtz, Laura Schmid, and Per Bergamin

Journal of Usability Studies, Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2012, pp. 94 - 104

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About the Authors

Eva Siegenthaler

Eva Siegenthaler

Eva Siegenthaler is a research associate at the Institute for Research in open-, distance-, and e-learning (IFeL) at Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences, Brig, Switzerland. She holds a PhD in Psychology. Her research interests are human-computer interaction, usability, and eye tracking.

 

Yves Bochud

Yves Bochud

After completion of the master program in psychology at the University of Bern, he is now working as a scientific collaborator at the Institute for Research in open-, distance-, and e-learning (IFeL) at Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences, Brig, Switzerland. His research interests lie in the domain of usability and the application of new media in education.

 

Pascal Wurtz

Pascal Wurtz

Pascal Wurtz holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Bern. He has a research background in both basic and applied science with a particular interest in visual attention and information processing. He is now working as Senior Usability Consultant at GfK Switzerland SirValUse.

 

Laura Schmid

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.

 

Per Bergamin

Per Bergamin

Per Bergamin is the Director of the Institute for research in open-, distance-, and e-learning (IFeL) at the Swiss University of Applied Sciences. He is a Professor in Psychology. His research activities are located in the area of self-regulated learning as well as usability and the quality of virtual learning environments.