Augmented reality in my classroom

Technology such as AR can certainly go a long way in enhancing the learning experience in any science class such as my integrated science class. Here it can be used to visualise abstract concepts, reinforce tangible ones, visualize real activities that are impossible to observe, go on virtual field trip and generate interest. I can see for example the “projecting” lines and arrows on videos to illustrate forces and direction etc. or overlaying cg animated videos on top real world objects to illustrate how they work.

I am concerned however that like a lot of the cg related technology such as gaming enough educators would not get involved in the creation of content. Instead these will be left in the hands of developer who are after a fast buck leaving us out in the cold in terms content designed for education.

Maybe, just maybe ETEC 522 can help change that. 


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