Share Paper: A Comparative Analysis of Tests Using Smartphones and Tablet PCs: Perceptions about the Number of Test Questions and Motivation for Taking the Test

  1. Takeshi Kitazawa, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan
  2. Kouki Sato, Nagoya University, Japan
Thursday, June 26 2:45 PM-3:05 PM B3118

Abstract: An experimental environment was developed for students enrolled in an Introduction to Information Science university course using a test that included 20 multiple-choice questions, with a comparative analysis being conducted for students taking the test with either a smartphone or tablet PC. We focused on the number of test questions and students’ motivation for taking the test, while also taking into consideration their test approach and avoidance tendencies. The results of the analysis revealed that subjects in the tablet PC group tended to perceive there to be more questions than those in the smartphone group; however, neither group considered the ...