Family centered design of Web Applications

Within the framework of the programme EkoSmart the diploma thesis was created by Vid Čermelj: Family centered design of Web Applications. The thesis was mentored by assistant professor Emilija Stojmenova Duh, PhD and was successfully defended today at the Faculty of electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. In his diploma thesis Vid analyses family-oriented approach to planning and designing the web application MyFamily. The application was developed within the project RDP3 Active living and wellbeing.

In his diploma thesis the author describes different phases of the development process of the family applications and makes recommendations for the development of applications for multigenerational families. It is necessary to pay attention to the relationships and positions of individual family members, and to be attentive to the relationship with their family. He describes the results of first usability tests, interprets them and explains plans for the future development.

MyFamily application was designed to encourage active family life ant to strengthen the communication between the family members.