Design and Development of Constructivist Augmented Reality (AR) Book Enhancing Analytical Thinking in Computer Classroom
One of the greatest advantages of Augmented Reality (AR) in education is that AR increases student knowledge construction. This study aimed to design and development of constructivist augmented reality book to enhance analytical thinking. Developmental research (Type I) was employed in this study. Research methodology is developmental research; developmental research consisted of 3 processes which were designing process, developing process, and evaluating process. The procedures were as following: (1) to examine the principles and theories, (2) to synthesize designing framework, (3) to design and develop the constructivist augmented reality book according to above mentioned designing framework, and (4) to evaluate the efficiency of the constructivist augmented reality book. The results revealed that: (1) The constructivist augmented reality book enhancing analytical thinking comprise of 6 components as follows: (1) Problem base, (2) Resources, (3) Collaboration, (4) Scaffolding, (5) Coaching and (6) Analytical thinking training centre. (2) The efficiency of the constructivist augmented reality book enhancing analytical thinking was found to be appropriate as following: learning content, media designing and augmented reality book designing.
KeywordsConstructivist learning environment Augmented reality Analytical thinking Web-based learning environment
This work was supported by the Innovation and Cognitive Technology Research Center, Faculty of Education, and the Research and Technology Transfers Affairs Division, Khon Kaen University.
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