Design and Development of Constructivist Web-Based Learning Environment with Augmented Reality to Enhance Critical Reading for First-Year Information Technology Students of Two-Year College in Cambodia

  • Panhavon Chea
  • Sumalee ChaijaroenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11937)


The purpose of this research is to design and develop of the constructivist web-based learning environment with augmented reality to enhance critical reading for first-year information technology students of two-year college in Cambodia. The design and development research model is employed in this study [11]. The research procedure consists of four main steps: (1.) document analysis and examination of learning and teaching context, (2.) examining and analyzing the related principles and theories such as learning theory, Constructivist theories, critical reading, media theory, and technology (3.) synthesizing of the theoretical framework based on the reviewed principles and theories, (4.) synthesizing design framework for the constructivist web-based learning environment to enhance critical reading based on the theoretical framework. The participants of this study consisted of seven experts. The result of this study who that there are six basic elements of the theoretical framework includes (1) psychological base, (2) pedagogical base, (3) contextual base, (4) critical reading base, (5) media theory base, and (6) technological base. The designing framework has four mains components as following: (1.) the activation of cognitive structure and critical reading enhancement, (2.) the enhancement of cognitive equilibrium, (3.) the enhancing of knowledge construction and critical reading, and (4.) the enhancement and support of knowledge construction, and the designing frameworks has 7 elements as following: (1.) Problem base, (2.) Learning resources center, (3.) Collaboration center, (4.) Cognitive tools, (5.) Critical Reading center, (6.) Scaffolding, and (7.) Coaching center.


Constructivist Web-based learning Critical reading Augmented reality Constructivist theories 



This research was supported by Ph.D. Program in Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Research Group for Innovation and Cognitive Technology, Khon Kaen, University, and Research and Technology Transfer Affairs Division, Khon Kaen University, and Graduate School, Khon Kaen University which hereby giving the thankfulness all through this.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational TechnologyKhon Kaen UniversityKhon KaenThailand

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