Making your mind up?: the reliability of children's survey responses

@inproceedings{Horton2011MakingYM,
  title={Making your mind up?: the reliability of children's survey responses},
  author={Matthew Horton and Janet C. Read and Gavin Sim},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
  year={2011}
}
Survey tools are widely used within Child Computer Interaction however the validity and reliability of children’s responses are often brought into question. This paper reports on a study on the effects of asking the same questions to the same children over a period of a week to ascertain the validity of children’s responses when completing a single questionnaire. The results showed that over 50% of the children, for each question, had less than half the items they stated as having at home in… CONTINUE READING