M.M. (Tilde) Bekker

prof.dr.ir., Professor

  • 1035 Citaten
1990 …2020
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Persoonlijk profiel

Quote

“We assume that people can be seduced to certain activities if the design incorporates playful features, such as appealing to curiosity and providing challenges.”

Research profile

Tilde Bekker is Professor of Digital Technologies for Playfulness and Motivation. Bekker is interested in designing playful interactions between multiple people and multiple objects in contexts of play, health and learning. Bekker's research interests include designing intelligent playful solutions for children and older adults, developing and evaluating design techniques for involving users in (early) design and providing support for design practitioners for selecting and tailoring design techniques to specific design projects.

She teaches and does research in the area of interaction design for children and elderly; more specifically, on user centered design methods, designing for physical and social activities and designing for playful learning. She has a background in industrial and interaction design, with a focus on conducting theory-informed design research.

Bekker developed the Developmentally Situated Design tool (with Professor Alissa Antle, SFU, Canada) now used by many international universities to teach Interaction Design and Children and which won a best-practice award in 2014. She is co-editing a special issue on values and assumptions about children in design for the International Journal of Child Computer Interaction.

Academic background

Tilde Bekker obtained her MSc and later her PhD in Industrial Design at Delft University of Technology. She defended her dissertation about user interface design practice in 1995. After a postdoc at the University of London, UK, Bekker settled at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) - first as Assistant Professor, then as manager of the educational domain of Playful Interactions and currently as Associate Professor. In December of 2017, she was awarded a Honorary Professorship at the Lab for Design and Play of Designskolen Kolding, Denmark, for her collaboration on education and research there.

Bekker has been a long-term editorial board member for the International Journal of Child Computer Interaction. She is very active in organizing international conferences and workshops on computer-human interaction.

Affiliated with

  • TU Delft
  • Designskolen Kolding
  • Simon Fraser University

Externe posities

Honorary Professor, Design School Kolding

1 dec 2017 → …

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Projecten 2011 2020

I-PE: Intelligent Play Environments to stimulate social and physical activities

Eggen, B., Cremers - Nijssen, J., Bekker, T., Schlief, M., Schlief, M., Schoumacher, J. & Schouten, B.

1/01/1130/06/15

Project: Onderzoek direct

REACH

Bekker, T., Lu, Y., Lu, Y., Valk, C., van der Avoird, M., Chuang, Y., Schoumacher, J., van Mierlo, P., van Mierlo, P., Damen, I. & den Haan - Wintermans, M.

1/02/1631/01/20

Project: Onderzoek direct

Onderzoeksoutput 1990 2020

20 Citaties (Scopus)

The influence of the level of free-choice learning activities on the use of an educational computer game

Barendregt, W. & Bekker, M. M., 2011, In : Computers and Education. 56, 1, blz. 80-90 11 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Computer games
computer game
learning
school
leisure time
45 Citaties (Scopus)

Playful persuasion to support older adults’ social and physical activities

Romero Herrera, N. A., Sturm, J., Bekker, M. M., Valk, de, L. C. T. & Kruitwagen, S., 2010, In : Interacting with Computers. 22, 6, blz. 485-495 11 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

94 Citaties (Scopus)

Designing playful interactions for social interaction and physical play

Bekker, M. M., Sturm, J. A. & Eggen, J. H., 2010, In : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 14, 5, blz. 385-396

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Bestand
Feedback
Social interaction
Interaction
Social support
Social context
30 Citaties (Scopus)

Development and evaluation of the problem identification picture cards method

Barendregt, W., Bekker, M. M. & Baauw, E., 2008, In : Cognition, Technology & Work. 10, 2, blz. 95-105

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Computer games
Experiments
Evaluation

Children’s reflection-in-action during collaborative design-based learning

Zhang, Z., Bekker, T., Markopoulos, P. & Brok, P. D., 1 jan 2020, The Challenges of the Digital Transformation in Education - Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning ICL2018. Auer, M. E. & Tsiatsos, T. (redactie). Cham: Springer, Vol. 1, blz. 790-800 11 blz. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 916)

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Scaffolds

Prijzen

Best practice award for design targeted at vulnerable generations (DEVICE Project) - children and elderly people: for the "Developmentally Situated design (DSD) cards",

Tilde Bekker (Ontvanger), 2014

Prijs: AndersWerk, activiteit of publicatie gerelateerde prijzen (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Wetenschappelijk

Designing for playful experiences in open-ended intelligent play environments

Tilde Bekker (Ontvanger), 18 jul 2012

Prijs: AndersWerk, activiteit of publicatie gerelateerde prijzen (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Wetenschappelijk

honors and awards

Curiosity and interaction: making people curious systems

Tilde Bekker (Ontvanger), 4 jul 2011

Prijs: AndersWerk, activiteit of publicatie gerelateerde prijzen (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Wetenschappelijk

Activiteiten 2003 2017

4th ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, CHI PLAY 2017

Tilde Bekker (Lid van programmacomité)
15 okt 201718 okt 2017

Activiteit: Types deelname aan of organisatie van een evenementCongresWetenschappelijk

H2020 Proposal on teaching children design thinking and entrepreneural skills (Externe organisatie)

Tilde Bekker (Lid)
nov 2016feb 2017

Activiteit: Types lidmaatschapLidmaatschap van commissieWetenschappelijk

Invited talk, UCL, London, UK, Teaching Design Thinking in schools (November 2016).

Tilde Bekker (Spreker)
nov 2016

Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

Scriptie

3SGINA

Auteur: van Reijmersdal, R., 2016

Begeleider: Levy, P. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Bekker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Bachelor

Activitijd : a design to help high school pupils set goals, plan and reflect

Auteur: Bakvis, A., jun 2018

Begeleider: Bekker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Levy, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Bachelor

Adaptive lighting systems: applying adaptive lighting in office meeting rooms

Auteur: Brugmans, M., 30 nov 2010

Begeleider: Bekker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Ross, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Afya: design to improve maternal health by enhancing mutual understanding in Kenyan Antenatal Care Consultations

Auteur: van Kollenburg, J., 31 aug 2013

Begeleider: Bekker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Docampo Rama, M. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach) & Markopoulos, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Alles maalt

Auteur: Brink, E., 10 okt 2014

Begeleider: Rozendaal, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Bekker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master