• Informaatikot kansainvälisessä hankkeessa : Informatiker i ett internationellt projekt 

      Huovila, Erja; Hagström, Sarah (AMKIT-konsortio, 2017)
      Arcadan ja ja Laurean kirjastot ovat parin vuoden ajan osallistuneet kansainväliseen The Developer of Digital Health and Welfare Services (DeDiWe) ‐hankkeeseen. Tarkoituksena on kehittää 30 opintopisteen laajuinen kokonaisuus, ...
    • Obesity, change of body mass index and subsequent physical and mental health functioning : a 12-year follow-up study among ageing employees 

      Svärd, Anna; Lahti, Jouni; Roos, Eira; Rahkonen, Ossi; Lahelma, Eero; Lallukka, Tea; Mänty, Minna (BMC Public Health, 2017)
      Background: Studies suggest an association between weight change and subsequent poor physical health functioning, whereas the association with mental health functioning is inconsistent. We aimed to examine whether obesity ...
    • Experiences on a Multidisciplinary CDIO Project 

      Piironen, Antti K.; Haho, Päivi; Porokuokka, Jaakko; Hirvikoski, Tuija; Mäki, Marko (University of Calgary, 2017)
      Laurea, Haaga-Helia, and Metropolia Universities of Applied Sciences organized their first joint Professional Summer School Sprint on a multidisciplinary topic on wellbeing technology on summer 2016. The main idea was to ...
    • Self-Certified Sickness Absence among Young Municipal Employee : Changes from 2002 to 2016 and Occupational Class Differences 

      Sumanen, Hilla; Pietiläinen, Olli; Mänty, Minna (MDPI, 2017)
      We examined changes in self-certified, one-to-three day sickness absence (SA) among young employees from 2002 to 2016 and the magnitude of occupational class differences during that period. All 18–34-year-old employees of ...
    • Attitudes towards care robots among Finnish home care personnel : a comparison of two approaches 

      Rantanen, Teemu; Lehto, Paula; Vuorinen, Pertti; Coco, Kirsi (Nordic College of Caring Science, 2017)
      Study's rationale The significance of care robotics has been highlighted in recent years. Aims and objective The article examines the adoption of care robots in home care settings, and in particular Finnish home care ...
    • Energy neutral protocol based on hierarchical routing techniques for energy harvesting wireless sensor network 

      Muhammad, Umar B.; Ezugwu, Absalom E.; Ofem, Paulinus O.; Rajamäki, Jyri; Aderemi, Adewumi O. (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2017)
      Recently, researchers in the field of wireless sensor networks have resorted to energy harvesting techniques that allows energy to be harvested from the ambient environment to power sensor nodes. Using such Energy harvesting ...
    • Towards the Cyber Security Paradigm of eHealth : Resilience and Desigh Aspects 

      Rajamäki, Jyri; Pirinen, Rauno (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2017)
      Digital technologies have significantly changed the role of healthcare clients in seeking and receiving medical help, as well as brought up more cooperative policy issues in healthcare cross-border services. Citizens ...
    • Learning by Developing in higher education 

      Raij, Katariina (Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu, 2014)
      This article describes the Learning by Developing (LbD) action model developed to meet the future challenges. It takes into account the new role of higher education institutes in a world where changes are continuous and ...
    • Entrepreneurship education in the LbD action model : review 

      Raij, Katariina (Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu, 2014)
      This article describes the development of entrepreneurship education based on the Learning by Developing (LbD) action model. The LbD action model, which has its roots in a pragmatic learning theory, offers a methodology ...
    • Robot use self‐efficacy in healthcare work (RUSH) : development and validation of a new measure 

      Tuuli, Turja; Rantanen, Teemu; Oksanen, Atte (Springer, 2017)
      The aim of this study was to develop and validate a measure of robot use self-efficacy in healthcare work (RUSH) based on social cognitive theory and the theory of planned behavior. This article provides a briefing on ...
    • Curricula challenges and informatics competencies for nurse educators 

      Kinnunen, Ulla-Mari; Rajalahti, Elina; Cummings, Elizabeth; M., Elizabeth (IOS Press, 2017)
      Nursing informatics competencies are fundamental to nursing practice in all areas of nursing work, including direct patient care, administration and education. The recent activity relating to the development of nursing ...
    • Virtual Teams as Part of Internationalization of Higher Education 

      Chydenius, Tarja; Jadin, Tanja (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, 2017)
      Worklife is becoming increasingly international and intercultural. With improved online interaction and new ways of working multicultural virtual teams are becoming a routine. In order to interact effectively and efficiently ...
    • Making Service Design Work for Start-ups 

      Chydenius, Tarja (Service Design Network, 2017)
      SDN Finland made a nice small profit from the Helsinki SDN national conference, held in September 2015. Early last year, it was time to make the money support the chapter objectives: promote the use of service design and ...
    • Laurea on kolmen korkeakoulututkinnon kampus 

      Meronen, Arja-Helena; Partamies, Sanna; Väkevä-Harjula, Irene (Keskisuomalainen Oyj, 2017)
      Haku Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulun Hyvinkään kampuksen tradenomin, sairaanhoitajan ja sosionomin korkeakoulututkintoihin käynnistyi 6.9.
    • Minne Sun ja Mun idea kuuluu? : Osallistuva budjetointi kaupunginosakehittämisen välineenä 

      Lund, Virpi; Norlamo-Saramäki, Tuija (Espoon kaupunki, Konserniesikunta, Strategiayksikkö, 2017)
      Osallistuvalla budjetoinnilla tarkoitetaan prosessia, jossa kansalaiset pääsevät suoraan vaikuttamaan ja päättämään siitä, miten kunnan tai valtion käytössä olevia julkisia varoja jaetaan ja käytetään. Prosessin aikana ...
    • Open Minds, Open Spaces : Mindset Changes During Urban Walking 

      Salin, Ossi; Pesso, Kaija (Sage, 2017)
      Our interest in this article is to explore how people reshape their mind-sets during walking in different urban places and spaces in the city. We argue that mind-set changes are socially ...
    • Centtifest ja Kukkaniitty aloittivat asukkaiden ideoiden toteutuksen Mun Idea-kokeilussa Espoon Keskuksessa 

      Lund, Virpi (Keski-Espoo Seura, 2017)
      Espoon Keskus jyrähti kesän jälkeen käyntiin elokuun helteisenä lauantaina 12.8. iloisten musiikkifestareiden merkeissä kauniissa kulttuurimaisemassa Lagstadin kentällä. Ensimmäistä kertaa kaikenikäiset musiikin ystävät ...
    • Japanilaisvessa sopisi palvelutaloomme 

      Väkevä-Harjula, Irene; Heikkinen, Sari (Keskisuomalainen Oyj, 2017)
      Kirsikankukat olivat täydessä loistossaan, kun saavuimme Sendaihin Pääsiäisen jälkeen. Ihan ensimmäisenä iski suuri ihmetys japanilaisten valtavaa kauneuden arvostusta sekä ympäristön siisteyttä kohtaan. Tuntui, että kaikki ...
    • Sustainable Innovations for the Blue Economy 

      Meristö, Tarja; Laitinen, Jukka (International Society of Professional Innovation Management, 2017)
      Nature needs constantly water for living but the global water resources are limited and unevenly distributed. At the continental level, America has the largest share of the world’s total freshwater resources followed by ...
    • Monta kulttuuria, yksi kotikunta 

      Ruoslahti, Harri; Meristö, Tarja; Laitinen, Jukka; Virtanen, Rauli; Uotila, Esko (Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Tämä opaskirjanen Monta kulttuuria, yksi kotikunta kuvaa kansalaistoiminnan toimintamalleja ja mahdollisuuksia vaikuttaa maahanmuuttotilanteen synnyttämiin haasteisiin. Oppaan ohjeiden mukaan on helppo käynnistää ja kehittää ...