Augmented Reality for Education
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Reimagining our future engagement with learners through an augmented reality (AR) lens offers a range of possibilities, on a continuum from rigid materials, created with generic learning outcomes, to learner-centered, personalized, and emancipatory practice. Educational paradigms are shifting to include alternatives to physical classrooms and the controlled virtual learning spaces that support traditional content delivery. Augmented reality is part of a broader mixed reality where varying degrees of virtual enhancement to the real world can be integrated into traditional delivery practice but also allow learning spaces to be explored more imaginatively and collaboratively.
For educators, there are significant challenges to utilize the potential of technology to meet the increasing demands of students, institutions, industry, and the expectations of society. By carefully scaffolding educators into reframing their curricula to encourage, inspire, and motivate a diverse...
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