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Hildebrand, Casper (author)
Within the field of computer science (CS), women are under-represented in the workforce and education settings. As Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) grow in popularity, understanding the gender differences in reasons for enrolment and engagement remains crucial to improving learner outcomes. This study investigates why men and women enrol in...
master thesis 2024
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Langerak, A.J. (author), D'Olivo, P. (author), Thijm, O. S.A. (author), Regterschot, G.R.H. (author), Meskers, C. G.M. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Visch, V.T. (author), Bussmann, J.B.J. (author)
Purpose: eHealth-based exercise therapies were developed to increase stroke patients’ adherence to home-based motor rehabilitation. However, these eHealth tools face a rapid decrease in use after a couple of weeks. This study investigates stroke patients’ motivation for home-based upper extremity rehabilitation with eHealth tools and their...
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Ishengoma, Fredrick (author), Shao, Deo (author), da Silva, Raphael Gouvêa (author), Wiedenhöft, Guilherme Costa (author), Matheus, R. (author), Alexopoulos, Charalampos (author), Rizun, Nina (author), Saxena, Stuti (author)
While previous research on Open Government Data (OGD) has primarily focused on reuse and adoption, this study aims to explore the implications of the Public Service Logic (PSL) and Public Service Motivation (PSM) dimensions in the context of OGD initiatives. This study is contextualized in Tanzania wherein the OGD initiatives are at an...
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Verver, Caspar (author)
This thesis explores the motivation of developers to initiate and sustain participation in a Platform-as-a-Service Software Ecosystem (PaaS SECO). PaaS, integral to SECOs, is gaining prominence for its cost advantages and scalability. The study focuses on understanding what drives developers in diverse roles to engage with PaaS SECOs and...
master thesis 2023
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van der Linden, Hidde (author)
In light of growing environmental challenges, the need to reconsider how we approach personal transportation is becoming increasingly evident. A shift from a private car-focused mobility system towards a more sustainable and equitable transportation system is desired. Car sharing is considered a means to achieve this. However, car sharing use...
master thesis 2023
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van Leiden, Jarno (author)
Climate change is intensifying severe weather and flood hazards, putting riverfront residents at growing risk. Although existing public flood defences like dikes and nature-based solutions offer protection, recent events like those in Limburg in 2021 highlight the need to address flood risk at the homeowner level. With the expectation that...
master thesis 2023
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Zandstra, Joery (author)
Currently, the electricity grid in the Netherlands is reaching its capacity, resulting in congestion issues. One of the factors that causes the electricity grid to become overloaded is the increasing use of EVs (electric vehicles). A situation in which a large number of EV users in a certain area charge their EV at the same time can...
master thesis 2023
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van Tussenbroek, Thomas (author)
Web surveys have increasingly been used to collect data from respondents over the years. They offer several advantages compared to other methods of obtaining data. Researchers benefit from a broad demographic representation to make generalized conclusions, and satisfaction surveys allow employees to explain shortcomings or improvements...
master thesis 2023
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Noll, B.L. (author)
Floods appear in many of the world's oldest stories (i.e. Noah and the Arc in the Abrahamic religions, Manu in Hinduism, and the Gun-Yu myth in Chinese mythology). When observed historically, they often have an element of mysticism about them, symbolizing eradication and rebirth. In the present, however, there is little that is mystical about...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Geeraedts, Marie (author)
The Dutch population is facing a housing crisis. This crisis has slowly been affecting housing options in the whole country, but it predominantly shows problems in the densely populated urban regions. In September 2021, approximately 15000 gathered in Amsterdam at a large housing protest: the Woonprotest. This research is an explorative case...
master thesis 2023
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Albers, N. (author), Hizli, B. (author), Scheltinga, Bouke (author), Meijer, Eline (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Goal-setting is often used in eHealth applications for behavior change as it motivates and helps to stay focused on a desired outcome. However, for goals to be effective, they need to meet criteria such as being specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound (SMART). Moreover, people need to be confident to reach their goal. We thus...
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Fu, Xinyue (author), Zhuang, Taozhi (author), Huang, R. (author), Dong, Yaxian (author)
Introduction: Resident participation has gained increasing prominence and significance in the pursuit of sustainable neighborhoods regeneration. However, the current state of resident participation practices remains beset by several challenges, which present formidable impediments to the initiation and execution of neighborhood regeneration...
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Ma, Yao (author), Abbas, T. (author), Gadiraju, Ujwal (author)
Crowd-powered conversational systems (CPCS) solicit the wisdom of crowds to quickly respond to on-demand users' needs. The very factors that make this a viable solution - -such as the availability of diverse crowd workers on-demand - - also lead to great challenges. The ever-changing pool of online workers powering conversations with...
conference paper 2023
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Dimitriadis, Theo (author), Della Porta, Delia (author), Perschl, Johanna (author), Evers, A.W.M. (author), Magee, Wendy L. (author), Schaefer, Rebecca S. (author)
Music is increasingly used in a wide array of settings, from clinical recovery to sports or well-being interventions. Motivation related to music is often considered as a possible working mechanism for music to facilitate these processes, however this has not previously been systematically evaluated. The current systematic review considered...
review 2023
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Taipalus, Toni (author), Miedema, Daphne (author), Aivaloglou, E.A. (author)
Querying a relational database is typically taught in practice by using an exercise database. Such databases may be simple toy examples or elaborate and complex schemas that mimic the real world. Which of these are preferable for students is yet unknown. Research has shown that while more complex exercise databases may hinder learning, they...
conference paper 2023
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Zhang, X. (author), Liu, Mingqiang (author), Le, Yun (author), Wei, Jianjun (author), Zhu, Yongsong (author), Li, Yongkui (author)
Given that a strong owner has been identified as an important factor in the success of megaprojects, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of megaproject owner organizational capabilities. However, the questions of what organizational capabilities do owners need to foster successful megaprojects, and whether these...
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van Wee, G.P. (author), Mokhtarian, Patricia (author)
In this paper we assume that people could travel in some cases to escape from something, such as their family, colleagues, or residential or work area. The concept of escaping as a driver to travel complements both the mainstream assumption that travel is a derived demand and the idea that people sometimes travel for the fun of it (and thus...
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Song, Heqiu (author), Tsiakas, K. (author), Ham, Jaap (author), Markopoulos, Panos (author), Barakova, Emilia I. (author)
This research examines how to design social robots to support self-regulated learning skills for piano practice. More specifically, a social robot is used to provide feedback to children and initiate self-assessment. To assess the impact of this approach on children’s motivation and performance, we conducted an experiment in a music school...
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Spinoza Andreo, Guilherme (author)
Geographic Information (GI) has proven its value with its ability to be used in various fields, which left numerous questions about how this data should be stored, used, and managed. To facilitate the sharing and reuse of spatial data, Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) emerged in the last decades and with the increase in Open Data, the belief...
master thesis 2022
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Merceij, Puck (author)
Climate change is happening and has an increasingly great impact on nature, ecosystems, biodiversity and human society. To reduce adverse consequences of hazards for current and future generations, one must understand how adaptation behavior of civil societies could develop itself over time, interact with its environment and effect its ecosystem...
master thesis 2022
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