University of Maribor, Slovenia
An app designed to motivate children to do daily exercise at home using an “advent-calendar”-like reward system.
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Can this be applied beyond physical activities? Post Covid, could this be used to motivated and get student to complete tasks such as homework or household chores?
Dr. Goldstein, thank you for your question. Yes, our application can be applied beyond physical activities and used after Covid. Our idea is to make household chores a part of daily activities but we could also make several versions that could be used to motivate pupils post Covid. For the version where students would complete their homework tasks we could also include children’s parents. They would be able to create their own account and give their children daily tasks. After Covid the app could also be used by trainers of different sports who would be able to give children tasks… Read more »
How many “famous” people do you have recorded?
How do you get them to participate?
Mr. Murch thank you for your interest. For the purpose of this final presentation 9 famous people (mainly athletes) have been contacted in the hope that they would be interested in our project and willing to participate. In only one week 4 of them replied and 2 of them were immediately ready to collaborate with us, as they feel responsible to use their influence for social change. We would like to emphasize that we only explained the purpose of our app and didn’t actually show how the app works. In the future we want to contact more people that have… Read more »