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A new article published in IEEE Access

Mobile and ubiquitous technologies represent a huge opportunity for an empowered inclusion of older adults in digital societies. Nevertheless, many of smart technologies demand high level of digital literacy and skills in order to become fully operational for the end-users. In order to study and design effective interventions aimed to increase the engagement of older adults with smart and mobile technologies, valid measurement tools for assessment of users’ skills are needed.

08. November 2019 | Publications

Nov article: »Forms and factors of internet access in Slovenia«

Darja Grošelj, PhD, and Miha Matjašič published an article »Forms and factors of internet access in Slovenia« in Teorija in praksa journal. With the reference to the theory of digital inequality, the article explores the forms of internet access among Slovenian Internet users and the factors that influence the adoption and frequency of the usage of various forms of internet access.

31. July 2019 | Publications

An article of dr. Vasja Vehovar: Social Informatics Research: Schools of Thought, Methodological Basis, and Thematic Conceptualization

Prof. dr. Vasja Vehovar, member of Centre for Social Informatics, and dr. Zdenek Smutny published an article Social Informatics Research: Schools of Thought, Methodological Basis, and Thematic Conceptualization in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

30. July 2019 | Publications

New scientific article in Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

Assoc. prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, member of Centre for Social Informatics, published an article together with Jessica Daikeler in Michael Bošnjak. The article Web Versus Other Survey Modes: An Updated and Extended Meta-Analysis Comparing Response Rates was published in May 2019 in Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.

31. May 2019 | Publications

New article: Predictors of Seniors’ Interest in Assistive Applications on Smartphones

Dr. Andraž Petrovčič and Dr. Vesna Dolničar (co-authored by Dr. Sebatiaan Peek, University of Tilburg) published the article “Predictors of Seniors’ Interest in Assistive Applications on Smartphones: Evidence from a Population-Based Survey in Slovenia”. It has been published with the financial support of the Slovenian Research Agency and belongs to a special issue “Quality of Life: The Interplay between Human Behaviour, Technology and the Environment” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

14. May 2019 | Publications

Dr. Sakari Taipale's book: "Intergenerational Connections in Digital Families"

Dr. Sakari Taipale, a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Social Informatics, University of Ljubljana, whose primary position is at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, has written a book Intergenerational Connections in Digital Families. The book illustrates how everyday family life gets digitalized in three European countries. It looks into the relationships between different generations from the technology use perspective in Finland, Italy and Slovenia. The Slovenian data was gathered with help of the student and Associete Professor Vesna Dolničar at FDV.

06. May 2019 | Publications

New scientific publication »Psychological outcomes of eCare technologies use for informal carers: A scoping study«

Kaja Smole Orehek, assist. prof. Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD, assist. prof. Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, assoc. prof. Vesna Dolničar, PhD (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics), and assoc. prof. Matjaž Debevc, PhD, and assist. prof. Ines Kožuh, PhD (University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engeneering and Computer Science) are co-authors of a scientific article, titled »Psychological outcomes of eCare technologies use for informal carers: A scoping study« and is available in Gerontechnology Journal.

18. April 2019 | Publications

New scientific publication “Meta-Analyses in Survey Methodology: A Systematic Review”

Gregor Čehovin, assoc. prof. Katja Lozar Manfreda (Centre for Social Informatics) and prof. Michael Bosnjak (ZPID - Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information, University of Trier) coauthored a scientific article, which is titled “Meta-Analyses in Survey Methodology: A Systematic Review” (in press) and is currently available in advance access format from Public Opinion Quarterly.

03. January 2019 | Publications