Re: Measures of reader's computer skills

Subject: Re: Measures of reader's computer skills
From: Kris Olberg <kjolberg -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 1997 21:08:28 -0600

-----Original Message-----
From: Snowden, Jim @Cimage <jims -at- CIMAGE -dot- CO -dot- UK>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Tuesday, December 16, 1997 4:31 AM
Subject: Measures of reader's computer skills



>- User types (novice user/experienced user/sysadmin/implementor/etc.)


I'd add:

- reading ability (grade level)
- education level

Neither of these correspond to user types.

>For the Computer skills bit, I'm finding it hard to think of some good
>measures to use (eg to categorize the users' knowledge and experience of
>computers), so if you've got some ideas, I'd be glad to hear them.

Here's one: Windows and non-Windows users. These categories clearly
delineate specific sets of skills.

Regards...Kris
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