Trevor Bond

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Many tests have been constructed to assess computer anxiety. This has lead to the construct being conceptualised in some cases as a multidimensional, with a confusing array of dimensions, and also, implicitly, as unidimensional. The present study has used the computer-anxiety index (CAIN), a scale previously developed (1987). Development of a standardised(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the measurement properties (including rating scale performance, unidimensionality, and differential item functioning) of the fine motor scale of the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales-Second Edition in children, by using the Rasch analysis. DESIGN A total of 419 children (including 342 typically developing children and 77 children(More)
BACKGROUND Many hospitals have adopted mobile nursing carts that can be easily rolled up to a patient's bedside to access charts and help nurses perform their rounds. However, few papers have reported data regarding the use of wireless computers on wheels (COW) at patients' bedsides to collect questionnaire-based information of their perception of(More)
The present study aimed to develop a short form of the Spanish version of the Nottingham Health Profile (NHP) by means of Rasch analysis. Dala from several Spanish studies that induded the NHP sinee 1987 were collccted in a common database. Forty-five different sludies were included, covering a total of 9,419 suhjccts both from the general population and(More)
This paper describes some information technology aspects of a school opinion survey carried out over 1,200 government schools in Queensland, Australia. The focus here is on determining the levels of satisfaction of parents and students with the ways in which Queensland government schools organise and use information technology for learning and teaching. A(More)
Children in all public primary schools in Queensland, Australia have weekly music lessons designed to develop key musical concepts such as reading, writing, singing and playing simple music notation. Their understanding of basic musical concepts is developed through a blend of kinaesthetic, visual and auditory experiences. In keeping with the pedagogical(More)
The use of Rasch measurement techniques with data from developmental psychology has provided important insights into human development (e.g., Bond, 1997, 2003; Dawson, 2002 a, b;). In particular, Rasch methods support investigations into what has been, up until now, intractable theoretical and empirical problems. Research into the development of formal(More)
The Functional Assessment Measure (FAM) has been proposed as a measure of disability in post-acute Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) outpatients. It is comprised of the 18 items of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM SM), scored in terms of dependence, and of 12 newly designed items, scored in terms of dependence (7 items) or performance (5 items). The FIM(More)
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