Trina Gorman

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Traditional usability methods are of limited use when evaluating systems designed for distant, diverse populations. In this paper, we describe a study conducted in two Ghanaian villages that evaluated an audio computer designed for people living in oral cultures. Informed by ICTD and orality-grounded HCID, we modified existing usability testing practices(More)
Technology projects are finding ways to provide information to people living in rural poverty. However, using information to affect health or farming practices requires overcoming unique challenges including illiteracy and lack of electricity. We examine the effects of a low-cost audio computer ("Talking Book")--a battery-powered, durable, handheld device(More)
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