Using augmented reality in a beginning drawing course for design students

  • Frances Trice
  • Brad HokansonEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


Augmented reality was used to enhance learning in a drawing studio course. Examination of the use of augmented reality centered on representational drawings of interior architectural spaces. Aspects of perspective and examples of previous work were presented in the environment, allowing students to see how a space could successfully be rendered by hand. Specific instructions for the construction of perspective drawings were also developed. Results from the course will be presented. The authors wished to know whether or not the use of augmented reality increased the beginning design students’ ability – or stereognostic sense – in translating three-dimensional space into two-dimensional drawings.


augmented reality drawing studio design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Design, Housing and Apparel, College of DesignUniversity of Minnesota – Twin CitiesMinneapolisUSA

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