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Voncken, R. (author)
Smart devices have become more integrated in daily life over the past few years. Nowadays they are a fast growing market with rapidly changing technological developments. LEGO noticed that even young children aged between 4 and 6 years are playing with smart devices. To keep up with this new type of play, LEGO wants to explore the possibilities...
master thesis 2012
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Overkamp, T.W.J. (author)
Band is a product service system which has a physical music player and an online music service as core components. It allows children to listen to music alone and with friends. The songs are provided by a streaming music service and can be shared online and offline. When children are about 8 years old, they enter a new phase in their development...
master thesis 2012
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Xue, B. (author)
Nowadays, E- learning has became an realistic education alternative to everyone with an internet connection. It is not only about learning, it is also about online socializing, communication and personalizing. There is no teacher and classroom, students have more freedom of time and location. The use of multi-media and ICT (information...
master thesis 2012
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Van den Berg, M.P. (author)
"Can you keep a secret?" is about a urban design for redevelopment of the Heijplaat area, and about an architectural design to transforming the former submarine shed of the RDM into an educational center for sustainable science. The thesis is relevant to the assignment we now face: finding a way to deal with the giant built structures left to us...
master thesis 2012
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Bouman, M. (author)
This thesis presents the graduation project ‘Play on Your Way’, in which play route concepts have been researched and designed by using child participation. The project was committed by the National Youth Fund Jantje Beton, who aims to create and retain a public space where children (age 6-12) feel free and encouraged to play and be active in....
master thesis 2013
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Van Mastbergen, L.A. (author)
Media plays an increasingly prominent role in modern day households. The use of media among young children is growing and a growing amount of media content is aimed directly at this target group. It is foundation Cinekid’s aim to contribute to the improvement of children’s position towards media and to improve image culture for children. Due to...
master thesis 2013
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Stone, R.C. (author)
A concept creating a bond between children visiting Apenheul and the primates they see. The Apelication is a mobile phone application that encourages children to take a closer look at primates and stimulates mirrored behavior, showing the similarities between visitor and primate. After the visit at Apenheul a personal memory book can be taken...
master thesis 2013
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Heikamp, A. (author)
The assignment of this graduation project was to investigate the current interaction strategies of the pediatric oncology nursing staff in challenging situations on the pediatric oncology unit. Which interaction problems exist on the pediatric oncology unit? And which interaction strategies between the pediatric oncology nursing staff and...
master thesis 2013
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Giesselink, L.H. (author)
This master thesis shows the process and results of the design project ‘Tic Tac Tiles - An interactive activity unit for children in the Playscape’ Introduction At this moment the therapists of the Child Development and Exercise Centre of the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital have problems to motivate the older children (9-15 years) to exercise,...
master thesis 2013
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Langendoen, J.W. (author)
In the Netherlands, almost one quarter of the children is overweight. (VUmc, 2012) This percentage keeps on rising. Overweight is expected to be the world’s largest health care problem in 2050. Children deserve special attention, since research by EPODE (Ensemble, Prévenons l’Obésité Des Enfants) shows that children that are overweight have a...
master thesis 2014
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Baeten, J. (author)
This master thesis is about dining out with kids. Visiting a restaurant with children is sometimes hard, because children get bored and misbehave. The waiting time is most hard to overcome for children. Restaurant miss profit here, because parents do not order an extra dish or glass of wine. This report analyses the niche market of products for...
master thesis 2014
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Luijpers, B.J.M. (author)
For this project the goal was to obtain user insights about the perspectives of children about rebellion in play. After conducting a literature study it was found that being rebellious is beneficial for children, because it allows them to escape from the adult world. This leads to developing multiple capabilities like self-reliance, co-operation...
master thesis 2014
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De Groot, D.M. (author)
Today’s 10 year olds will die at a younger age than their parents will (Sportnext, 2012). For the first time in years the life expectancy of a human has declined. During the last few decades in Europe young people’s physical performance has declined. A decrease can be identified in most of the motor abilities, and physical performances such as...
master thesis 2014
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Nannen, P. (author)
This report presents a six month project executed for the pediatric hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, to improve the experience of lumbar puncture for children between eight and eleven years old. Initially, a literature study is carried out to understand the context, the opportunities, and the requirements of this medical method. Lumbar...
master thesis 2014
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De Reus, M.M. (author)
The Buddy is especially designed for children of the Princess Máxima Centre, this is the new child oncology centrum in the Netherlands. The Buddy can also be used in other children hospitals. The main focus of the Buddy is the use of children who are receiving. Since the children are bounded to an IV pole, they are less flexible than normally....
master thesis 2014
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Koomen, I.M.I.C. (author)
The graduation process Street Smart focuses on the problems prevalent in problem neighbourhoods, particularly those that affect young people. By creating a link between the social sciences and urbanism, this projects aims to create socio-spatial interventions that target both the social and spatial dimension of the problems at play. This...
master thesis 2014
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Blok, D. (author)
Child-resistant caps (CRC) are well-known as a solution to create a child-resistant barrier for bottles with toxic chemicals inside such as bleach or turpentine. The problem of intoxications with children however still exists. The problem lies in the fact that the real reasons of intoxications are not being tackled. Almost every CRC on the...
master thesis 2015
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Van Geel, B. (author)
Globally about 1 billion people (mainly living in developing countries) cannot get the health services that they need. This is a result of the lack of access, lack of trained health personnel, inadequate resources and facilities, and products and services are not affordable to the majority of the people. The company Healthy Entrepreneurs (HE)...
master thesis 2015
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Copini, H. (author)
In the last couple of years there has been a massive increase in the development of wearable self-monitoring products and services. Within this project the initial goal was to explore the possibilities how parents of young children could be supported with a wearable device which is able to monitor vital signs or detect specific symptoms when...
master thesis 2015
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Uña Borràs, M. (author)
Unaccompanied Minors Service (UMS) is one of the products offered by the airline Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., better known as KLM. This pre-requested service offers an escort to children between the ages of five to fourteen, who travel alone. Children who recieve this service are called Unaccompanied Minors (UM). The current UMS is...
master thesis 2015
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