Accessing Data: methods for understanding mobile technology use

Penny Hagen, Toni Robertson, Kirsten Sadler

Abstract


Mobile devices, applications and services have become integrated into people’s daily lives on a personal and professional level. Although traditional research methods are being used to understand the use of mobile devices and applications, methodological challenges still exist. Researchers have responded to these challenges in a variety of ways, with an emphasis on developing methods that enable new ways of accessing, making available and collecting data about mobile technology use. This paper identifies, defines, describes and presents, a preliminary framework for understanding the methodological responses emerging in current Mobile Human Computer Interaction (Mobile HCI) research

Keywords


OZCHI; HCI; method; framework; mobile

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3127/ajis.v13i2.47

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