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Parent and children action inheritance

I have a parent / children relationship table where the children have an action but given the fact that there could be up to ten children we want to allow a way to set the action from the parent level ...
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Why are so many kids apps are in landscape mode?

I'm trying to figure it out for couple of days, google best ux practices for building apps for kids, but none of them says "you should make your app in landscape mode". Tried to search for ...
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Usability Testing with kids

I am currently studying Multimedia Design at Business Academy Aarhus, Denmark, and we are learning a lot about UX Design. I am working currently on a project about Usability testing with kids and I ...
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Are there any standardized questionnaires available for asking adults about their opinion on the suitability of a system designed for children?

My team and I have developed an augmented reality app for children (primary school students). I would like to get their teachers' opinions about the usability of the system in the context of their ...
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Children & low fidelity testing: Possible?

I've been working for a children's educational start-up for the last few months and struggling to fit user testing into our process. Typically, when we want to create a new feature we'll do some ...
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Placement of video chat UI on kids apps

I am curious as to the best placement for a video chat window UI when it comes to children's apps and interactive design. I keep asking to have the window UI placed at the upper middle right and the ...
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Studies on interaction design for children 3-5 years old

Has there been much work or study done in the area of interactive design for children of pre-school age? There seems to be a number of apps used in childcare centres that are meant to facilitate ...
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How to manage tree view list and buttons?

I have a UI with tree view which can have unlimited child. And every child will have about 12 buttons in each parent and child list view. Is there any way that this can looks good in terms of UI & ...
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Appropriate use of and child-proof alternatives to screwed-down battery covers

On lots of electronic devices with replaceable batteries, the battery cover is secured by a screw. I understand that it may be necessary to protect against child access to the battery bay, but using ...
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Should software for 8 to 14 year olds be colourful and "childish"?

I am developing a learning application for children somewhere between 8 and 14 years as part of my masters degree in Computer Science. I have absolutly no formal UI design background and in the past ...
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How to guide minors to create strong passwords

I am designing a web application for 10-13 year olds that will be used in schools. When the kids create their account, they will be asked to create a password. I am struggling to come up with a way ...
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Would it be risky to gamify school?

I feel that gamification could help kids to get engaged with their courses. There is probably lots of ways to make school enjoyable and it's even more obvious when you look at stackexchange platforms. ...
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Child registering for a service/app, parental concerns. Any experiences?

I am working on a project where we require parent permission to register. In practice, we ask Parent email in registration, and the parent needs to confirm. The app is a single-user experience, and ...
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Designing a password/authentication system usable for young children in a classroom

We are all familiar with the best password practices for websites which will be used by adults, such as storing passwords in one-way hashes, using password resets instead of emailing password, etc. ...
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How to explain UX design to school children? [duplicate]

I need to explain what a UX designer does to a class of 7 year olds. I don't want to say that I just draw a website and someone else "makes" it. How would you go about it? EDIT: I know there is a ...
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Why are child-resistant packages sometimes easier to open by kids than adults?

Based on discussions with friends and colleagues there seem to be difficulties opening child-resistant packages in general. There are even stories of parents letting their kids (supervised) open child ...
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Timer on game for kids

Game description: The kid has a multiple choice question. If the answer is wrong or right they procede to the next question and so on. The question: Is it good or bad user experience for kids, if I ...
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Which colors would best convey 3 difficulty levels?

I'm making a baby toy/game to learn numbers and I have a menu with 3 buttons. The first button enters "learn mode", the second button is an easy quiz, and the third button is a medium quiz. Are there ...
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Is the logo good enough to use as a link back to the main menu for a childrens website?

We have created a fruits and vegetables game for children where they have to choose the correct vegetable in a grid of vegetables. This is a web based game. In this game, we have a logo at the top of ...
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When to Switch Custom Tool Cursor for Interactive Application

When is the best time to display a custom cursor for a tool such as a paint brush in a paint application? One option is when the user clicks the tool and drags over the workspace, the cursor changes ...
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