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Investigation of cultural dependency in mobile technology and older adults

Sofianiza Abd Malik, Alistair D.N. Edwards
2010 Proceedings of the 28th of the international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '10  
Studies using different methods have been carried out of older adults' use of mobile technology in Malaysia and the UK.  ...  Preliminary results suggest that there are significant differences in the results which are culturally dependent.  ...  The author will also like to thank Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia for some of the funding and all of the participants of the study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753846.1754065 dblp:conf/chi/MalikE10 fatcat:4o7psacnmbe2tmtgyjwh5s6wo4

Personas revisited: Extending the Use of Personas to Enhance Participatory Design

Judy Bowen, Helen Petrie, Annika Hinze, Sanjit Samaddar
2020 Proceedings of the 11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society  
Personas are a well-established tool in interactive system development, largely used with designers and developers.  ...  We present three case studies in which personas are part of the research with potential users of interactive systems.  ...  The GUFO Project was part funded by the Innovate UK fund (Grant No. 132666) of the UK government.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3419249.3420135 dblp:conf/nordichi/BowenPHS20 fatcat:oxaugecldnfmlism2f7xmmsqhy

Evaluation of two mobile health apps for patients with breast cancer using the Mobile Application Rating Scale

Alexander Wright
2021 mHealth  
An understanding of the informational needs of women with breast cancer can help identify areas where mobile apps can further improve the experience of this patient group.  ...  Personas are a commonly used tools in user centred design to help represent particular user archetypes.  ...  Personas have been used extensively in the development of DHTs.  ... 
doi:10.21037/mhealth-20-161 pmid:34805391 pmcid:PMC8572758 fatcat:2iklb4g26zg4lcixokphw4wgb4

Profiling Online Self-Representation for Cyber Forensics: Anonymity and Ageism in Cyberspace

Dianne Mei Cheong Lee, Louis Sanzogni
2016 Social and Management Research Journal  
The findings have some forensic use as avatars layered with anonymity and ageism which facilitate some degree of self-disclosure due to similarity in belief, values, and attitudes to the users.  ...  Cyberspace offers ample opportunity where gender and age can lose their meaning with the influence of ageism.  ...  The research is supported by Malaysia Ministry of Education, and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia. Grant Reference No. 600-RMI/ERGS 5/3(31/2012).  ... 
doi:10.24191/smrj.v13i1.5071 fatcat:unxdz6kacfax5aqtcsu5qo34fa

Place-Centered or Person-Centered? Considerations about the Behavioral Mapping Approach

Camila Klein, Ariane Kuhnen, Maíra L. Felippe, Bertiele B. Silveira
2018 Temas em Psicologia  
If the goal is to learn about a group or individuals, such as the social life of older people living by themselves, the observer will probably In light of this assumption, would it be relevant to use person-centered  ...  On the other hand, could a study interested in aspects of social groups possibly rely of mappings whose focus is the environment?  ... 
doi:10.9788/tp2018.2-03en fatcat:cve7q5yxrbgsvjaxewjgdj4upa

Empathy and Personal Experiences of Trainees in an Emotional Literacy and Persona Doll Programme in South Africa

Nikki Barnfather, Zaytoon Amod
2012 South African Journal of Psychology  
Furthermore, the group of participants learnt important reflection and containment skills, which they believe they can and are using in their work with others, and with their families.  ...  skills, and found that they are better able to work with children and adults in the realm of emotional work.  ...  It also made us to bond as a group, and made us talk English most of the time in our discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/008124631204200413 fatcat:okygfvhzvvgr3jxoee7iv4zjca

Celebrity-Fan Engagement on Instagram and Its Influence on The Perception of Hijab Culture Among Muslim Women in Malaysia

Tengku Siti Aisha Tengku Mohd Azzman Shariffadeen, Aini Maznina A. Manaf
2019 Jurnal Komunikasi Malaysian Journal of Communication  
A cross-sectional survey was conducted among female university students from the International Islamic University of Malaysia (N = 630).  ...  Accordingly, this study aims to examine the influence of celebrity-fan engagement on Instagram on hijab culture among Muslim women in Malaysia.  ...  older adults.  ... 
doi:10.17576/jkmjc-2019-3501-19 fatcat:ycwetqvtivcnbgbnzymkfgtgf4

How Do Hunter-Gatherer Children Learn Social and Gender Norms? A Meta-Ethnographic Review

Sheina Lew-Levy, Noa Lavi, Rachel Reckin, Jurgi Cristóbal-Azkarate, Kate Ellis-Davies
2017 Cross-Cultural Research  
At the end of middle childhood, children self-segregate into same-sex groups and begin to perform gender-specific tasks.  ...  To address this gap, we perform a meta-ethnography, which allows for the systematic extraction, synthesis, and comparison of quantitative and qualitative publications.  ...  Lew-Levy acknowledges the Cambridge International Trust and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (award  ... 
doi:10.1177/1069397117723552 fatcat:af7h67czw5dj3oxjalw7m3wdfy

Exploring reader responses to young adult literature in the Malaysian English language classroom

Mallika Vasugi V Govindarajoo, Shakina Rajendram, N. Sundari Subasini
2022 Studies in English language and education  
This article presents the results of a study exploring the reader-responses of Malaysian young adults (YAs) to the literature texts used in Malaysian secondary schools, Dear Mr.  ...  The study employed both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods through questionnaires completed by 30 Malaysian YAs, semi-structured qualitative interviews with a sub-group of six participants  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported by the Internal Research Grant provided by UNITAR International University, Malaysia.  ... 
doi:10.24815/siele.v9i1.21768 fatcat:ghjsw2cacjgljez4dmkoqdqmnq

Stigma Toward Men Who Have Sex with Men Among Future Healthcare Providers in Malaysia: Would More Interpersonal Contact Reduce Prejudice?

Valerie A. Earnshaw, Harry Jin, Jeffrey A. Wickersham, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Jacob John, Sin How Lim, Frederick L. Altice
2015 Aids and Behavior  
Men who have sex with men (MSM) living in countries with strong stigma toward MSM are vulnerable to HIV and experience significant barriers to HIV care.  ...  A cross-sectional survey of 1158 medical and dental students was conducted at seven Malaysian universities in 2012.  ...  Introduction Men who have sex with men (MSM) bear the greatest burden of the HIV epidemic worldwide, with MSM experiencing greater prevalence of HIV than adults in general in every global context [1,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10461-015-1168-x pmid:26324078 pmcid:PMC4718796 fatcat:vpnnph7qs5efheoybygoztr77y

Catastrophic health expenditure on acute coronary events in Asia: a prospective study

Stephen Jan, Stephen W-L Lee, Jitendra PS Sawhney, Tiong K Ong, Chee Tang Chin, Hyo-Soo Kim, Rungroj Krittayaphong, Vo T Nhan, Yohji Itoh, Yong Huo
2016 Bulletin of the World Health Organization  
The occurrence of catastrophic expenditure ranged from 80% (1055/1327) in uninsured and 56% (3212/5692) of insured participants in China, to 0% (0/41) in Malaysia.  ...  Objective To estimate out-of-pocket costs and the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure in people admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndromes in Asia.  ...  Acknowledgements Editorial support was provided by Prime Medica Ltd, Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  ... 
doi:10.2471/blt.15.158303 pmid:26966330 pmcid:PMC4773930 fatcat:7tetcptfcfhkxfk5lu3k5wp5wq

Inclusión, Legislación Y Educación

Campo Elias Florez
2018 Zenodo  
Idea que se comienza a incluir desde la participación del gobierno brasileño en la convención sobre los derechos de las personas con discapacidad (CDPD), en la cual se proponen directrices regidas por  ...  las Naciones Unidas (ONU) en Nueva York, desde el 13 de diciembre de 2006 para saber cómo adaptar los principales principios de la convención a la academia.  ...  Acknowledgements Section A of this paper is based on my research for the International Conference "Religious Pluralism and the Refugee Crisis: Local, National, and Global Perspectives" in Berlin, Germany  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1407619 fatcat:qv6f224kajhd3cprtfvvafnb4a

Abstracts, Oral for Qualitative Methods Conference

2016 International Journal of Qualitative Methods  
In New Zealand, nearly one quarter of the gay and bisexual men newly diagnosed with HIV are of Asian ethnicity.  ...  An Exercise in Calibration Jaclyn Tejwani, WestEd Stephen Ruffini, WestEd Marycruz Diaz, WestEd Reino Makkonen, WestEd  ...  In this research, a number of qualitative methods were employed to examine the experiences of participants, including in-depth interviews, the drawing method, the diary method, and focus group discussions  ... 
doi:10.1177/1609406916628953 fatcat:zjby346txfgfdcc552suhppzla

The anomalies of being Faye (Wong)

Anthony Fung, Michael Curtin
2002 International journal of cultural studies  
Thus, Faye's star persona operates both as a marketable commodity and as a site of significant cultural work in the realm of gender politics.  ...  A B S T R A C T q Building on previous research regarding popular music and the culture industries, this article examines the intersection between gender politics in Chinese societies and the musical success  ...  But I also aspire to the qualities of modern women. I'd The topic of family responsibility looms large in focus group discussions of Faye's star persona. Is she a devoted wife, daughter or mother?  ... 
doi:10.1177/1367877902005003005 fatcat:sakv7ijuqbhlzg7bn4iwopl7w4

Reducing loneliness among migrant and ethnic minority people: a participatory evidence synthesis

Sarah Salway, Elizabeth Such, Louise Preston, Andrew Booth, Maria Zubair, Christina Victor, Raghu Raghavan
2020 Public Health Research  
Racism operates in various ways throughout the system to increase risk of loneliness.  ...  A total of 170 interventions were included. A typology of eight interventions was developed.  ...  Engaging older adults in high impact volunteering that enhances health: recruitment and retention in the Experience Corps ® Baltimore.  ... 
doi:10.3310/phr08100 fatcat:sikzbcbsenhbjgfgbrse2jhzvq
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