Bachelor's Thesis

Development, installation, and evaluation of a digital scavenger hunt for children with different needs in different application contexts in a hospital


Sarah Haefs

Processing Period:

01.09.2021 - 01.12.2021


Prolonged hospitalisation can be particularly stressful for children and can lead to various short-term and long-term consequences for their mental and physical health. Play is a central part of children's lives and can help reduce these consequences.

The aim of the thesis is to design, implement and evaluate a digital scavenger hunt for children in hospital using the serious game app Actionbound. The scavenger hunt should give the children security in the unfamiliar environment, convey learning content, and provide entertainment. Furthermore, it should also be accessible to children with different needs and limitations in different usage contexts.