Evaluating Electronic Textbooks: A Methodology [chapter]

Ruth Wilson, Monica Landoni
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This is an author-produced version of a paper published in Research and advanced technology for digital librairies: 5th European conference. Strathprints is designed to allow users to access the research output of the University of Strathclyde. Abstract. EBONI (Electronic Books ON-screen Interface) [1] builds on the premise to emerge from the Visual Book [2] and WEB Book projects [3] , that appearance is important in the design of electronic textbooks, and offers an evaluation model, or general
more » ... methodology, from which ebook usability experiments in a range of areas can be extracted and remain comparable at a basic level. The methodology sets out options for selecting material, participants, tasks and techniques, which vary in cost and level of sophistication. Results from each study will feed into a set of best practice guidelines for producing electronic textbooks on the Web, reflecting the requirements of students and academics throughout the UK.
doi:10.1007/3-540-44796-2_1 fatcat:wcbaci4phzazrhwhjd2skg4a3a