Search for dissertations about: "children games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words children games.

  1. 1. Motion interactive games for children with motor disorders : motivation, physical activity, and motor control

    Author : Marlene Sandlund; Charlotte Häger; Eva Lindh Waterworth; Lena-Karin Erlandsson; Ann-Christin Eliasson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; parents; cerebral palsy; physical training; home training; motivation; physical activity; motor control; virtual reality; video games.; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : As motion interactive games have become more widespread the interest in using these games in rehabilitation of children with motor disorders has increased among both clinical professionals and the families of these children. The general aim of this thesis was to evaluate the feasibility of using interactive games in rehabilitation of children to promote motivation for practice, physical activity, and motor control. READ MORE

  2. 2. Targeting Children Online : Young internet users and producers in the commercial media environment

    Author : Carolina Martinez; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internetreklam; internet; reklamspel; barn; reklamproducenter; marknadsförare; mobilspel; virtuella världar; online advertising; internet; mobile games; children; advertising professionals; marketers; virtual worlds; tactics;

    Abstract : Children’s daily internet usage takes place to a large extent in a commercial environment, where advertising and the sale of virtual goods are ever-present parts of the online experience. The overall goal of this thesis is to contribute to a critical understanding of children’s commercial online environment as spaces for children’s everyday life activities and participation, and as spaces for commercial interests that seek to target children and monetize their internet usage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Play Occupations in Digital Spaces: Children’s Experiences Throughout Childhood

    Author : Fiona M. Loudoun; Maria Larsson-Lund; Bryan Boyle; Sofi Fristedt; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; children; digital space; occupation; perspectives; play; qualitative; young people; Occupational Therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Play is enshrined as a right for all children and is characterised by its autotelic and intrinsic nature.  As such, play is recognised as the primary occupation of children and best understood in terms of the multiple meanings it holds for individuals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dialectics of Negotiagency : Micro Mechanisms in Children’s Negotiation in Play Activity

    Author : Mimmi Waermö; Inger Eriksson; Ylva Ståhle; Viveca Lindberg; Bert van Oers; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; agency; breaktime; children; collectividual; cultural historical activity theory; demands; development; double stimulation; enculturation; motives; negotiagency; negotiation; play; transformation; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : This study is about the children in a fourth and fifth grade Swedish primary school class and their play during breaktimes. The study takes the theoretical point of departure in seeing children’s breaktime play as a cultural historical activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Concurrent comics : programming of social agents by children

    Author : Mikael Kindborg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a study of how the visual language of comics can be used for programming of social agents. Social agents are interactive and animated characters that can express emotions and behaviours in relation to other agents. Such agents could be programmed by children to create learning games and simulations. READ MORE