The Investigation of interface usage on tablets for reading comprehension: a mixed method study

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2019
Aytekin, Özge
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of website design on interface usage interactions on tablets and the connection between interface usage interactions on tablets with reading comprehension. For this purpose, mixed method study was performed. Responsive and non-responsive website designs were used for the first of the study. In total, 58 students participated in the experiment where students read texts on tablets. The application took about 15 minutes. Responsive and non-responsive website designs were independent variables and interface usage interactions were dependent variables for the first part of the study. The interface usage interactions data were kept in the background of the software. MANOVA was used to evaluate the data obtained. Then, with the participation of 48 students voluntarily, the interview was held to understand the connection between interface usage interaction on tablets and reading comprehension of participants. The results showed that website design has no significant effect on the interface usage. However, when the detailed tables were examined, the reading comprehension data obtained from the interviews showed consistent results with the table results.

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Ö. Aytekin, “The Investigation of interface usage on tablets for reading comprehension: a mixed method study,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2019.