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Implementing Augmented Reality in the Classroom
Issues and Trends in Educational Technology (2015)
  • Mr Douglas R. Miller, University of Wyoming
  • Tonia A. Dousay
Abstract
Augmented reality (AR) is a tool that holds much promise in terms of its application for educational purposes. However, despite the fact that the hardware needed to access AR is becoming ubiquitous in classroom environments, AR’s use in educational settings is diffusing at a slow pace. Several challenges are present for educators interested in adopting AR in their instructional environments but they are not insurmountable. Increasing hardware availability as well as software advances are affording more instructors access to the tools needed to design, develop, and implement AR in and around their classroom. This paper first identifies a conceptual definition of AR that can be easily applied across contexts and then outlines several guidelines for instructors looking to implement AR learning experiences at a classroom level.
Keywords
  • augmented reality,
  • constructivism,
  • instructional technology,
  • educational technology,
  • classroom technology,
  • mobile learning
Publication Date
2015
Citation Information
Douglas R. Miller and Tonia A. Dousay. "Implementing Augmented Reality in the Classroom" Issues and Trends in Educational Technology Vol. 3 Iss. 2 (2015) p. 1 - 11 ISSN: 2168-1325
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tadousay/15/