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Participatory Scaling Through Augmented Reality Learning Through Local Games

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The proliferation of broadband mobile devices, which many students bring to school with them as mobile phones, makes the widespread adoption of AR pedagogies a possibility, but pedagogical, distribution, and training models are needed to make this innovation an integrated part of education, This paper employs Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) to argue for a participatory model of scaling by key stakeholders groups (students, teachers, researchers, administrators), and demonstrates through various cases how ARIS ( — a free, open-source tool for educators to create and disseminate mobile AR learning experiences — may be such a model.

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Martin, J., Dikkers, S., Squire, K. et al. Participatory Scaling Through Augmented Reality Learning Through Local Games. TECHTRENDS TECH TRENDS 58, 35–41 (2014).

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