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ERIC Number: EJ548518
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Designing User Interfaces for Older Adults.
Hutchison, Douglas; And Others
Educational Gerontology, v23 n6 p497-513 Sep 1997
Of 45 adults over 50 who had computer experience, 44% reported difficulty reading screens, 53% were frustrated by complex software, and 27% had difficulty with the mouse. The physical characteristics of aging should be considered in designing special software features such as dynamic text resizing and menu buttons instead of pull-down menus. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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