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, Volume 56, Issue 2, pp 13–21 | Cite as

Augmented Reality in Education and Training

  • Kangdon Lee
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Abstract

There are many different ways for people to be educated and trained with regard to specific information and skills they need. These methods include classroom lectures with textbooks, computers, handheld devices, and other electronic appliances. The choice of learning innovation is dependent on an individual’s access to various technologies and the infrastructure environment of a person’s surrounding. In a rapidly changing society where there is a great deal of available information and knowledge, adopting and applying information at the right time and right place is needed to main efficiency in both school and business settings. Augmented Reality (AR) is one technology that dramatically shifts the location and timing of education and training. This literature review research describes Augmented Reality (AR), how it applies to education and training, and the potential impact on the future of education.

Keywords

Augment Reality Virtual Reality Training Educational Technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kangdon Lee
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  1. 1.University of Northern ColoradoGreelyUSA

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