Kano, Akiyo, Horton, Matthew and Read, Janet C.
Thumbs-up scale and frequency of use scale for use in self reporting of children's computer experience.
NordiCHI '10 Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Extending Boundaries.
ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 699-702.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1868914.1869008
A Computer Experience questionnaire was piloted with 49 children to validate two new scales of measurement, the Thumbs-Up Scale (TUS) and Frequency of Use Scale (FUS). TUS is a VAS (Visually Analogue Scale) designed to measure perceived skill levels. FUS is a Likert scale for measuring how often a device is used or an event occurs. The two scales gained high correlation with their respective validation measures (TUS r=.892, FUS r=.744) indicating that TUS and FUS can be used effectively with children as young as 7 years old.
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