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Is SMS APPropriate? Comparative properties of SMS and apps for repeated measures data collection

Walsh, Erin; Brinker, Jay K.


The ubiquity of mobile telephones worldwide offers a unique opportunity for bidirectional communication between researchers and participants. There are two ways mobile phones could be used to collect self-report data: via Short Message Service (SMS) or app (mobile telephone software applications). This study examined the comparative data quality offered by SMS and app, when mobile phone type, self report instrument, and sampling schedule are controlled. One hundred ten undergraduate students...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-12-29
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Psychological Assessment
DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000376
Access Rights: Open Access


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