The usabilitystudy of a software system aims at improving learning times and task execution, as well as decreasing the number of errors and increasing the user satisfaction. Goal of the present study is to assess the usability of a healthcare e-leaming software in relationship with professional and personal variables. To eighty healthcare operators have been administered: a) a questionnaire for the assessment of their skills in using PCs and their opinions on e-leaming; b) SUS and SUMI questionnaires far Ute evaluation of system usability; c) the LOC-L questionnaire, to assess the type of individual locus-of-controL either internal or external. The data analysis resulted in positive usability assessment for the system here considered. No relationship could he found between SUS scores and the number hours per week Spent in using the PC, the experience and opinions of users on e-leaming systems. Data from the LOC-L questionnaire show how usability semes are not influenced by tee type efindividual tocus-of-controL The reader here obtained show how SUS and SUMI questionnaires can be effectively employed to assess usability of an e-lemrning software system.
|Translated title of the contribution||A usabiuty assessment of an e-leammng software in healthcare|
|Journal||Giornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia|
|Issue number||1 SUPPL. A|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health