Building Augmented Reality Presentations with Web 2.0 Tools

  • Krzysztof Walczak
  • Wojciech Wiza
  • Rafał Wojciechowski
  • Adam Wójtowicz
  • Dariusz Rumiński
  • Wojciech Cellary
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 369)

Abstract

Augmented reality enables superimposing various kinds of computer generated content, such as interactive 2D and 3D multimedia objects, in real time, directly on a view of real objects. One of the application domains, which can particularly benefit from the use of AR techniques, is education. However, to enable widespread use of AR in education, simple and intuitive methods of preparation of learning content are required. In this paper, we propose an easy-to-use method of augmenting printed books with arbitrary multimedia content. A popular Moodle-based educational platform has been extended with a plugin enabling creation of AR presentations. In addition, an associated mobile application is provided, which helps teachers assign the presentations to book pages and enables students to access the content.

Keywords

Augmented reality AR learning E-Learning Web 2.0 Moodle 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research work has been supported by the Polish National Science Centre Grant No. DEC-2012/07/B/ST6/01523 and by the European Commission within the project “Ed2.0Work – European network for the integration of Web2.0 in education and work”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Walczak
    • 1
  • Wojciech Wiza
    • 1
  • Rafał Wojciechowski
    • 1
  • Adam Wójtowicz
    • 1
  • Dariusz Rumiński
    • 1
  • Wojciech Cellary
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyPoznań University of EconomicsPoznańPoland

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