Augmenting education: Using augmented reality technologies to enhance teaching and learning
Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms
© 2016 by IGI Global. All rights reserved. This chapter covers research surrounding augmented and virtual realities as types of mobile technologiesfor teaching and learning. The efficacy of these technologies as mobile learning tools will be presentedand how these technologies might be used to enhance or even create contemporary classrooms such asvirtual operating theatres and virtual tours while on-the-go. The chapter will also present some conclusionsthat can be drawn from various augmented and virtual realities research using Google Glass andGoogle Cardboard as well as challenges and concerns in terms of privacy and detachment from physicalreality. Finally, this chapter presents examples of how Google Glass Explorers use AR devices todeconstruct traditional segmented classrooms and reconstruct modern-day learning communities whereteaching, learning, collaborating, and sharing become integrated.
Beauchemin, R. (2016). Augmenting education: Using augmented reality technologies to enhance teaching and learning. Handbook of Research on Mobile Learning in Contemporary Classrooms, 160-180. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0251-7.ch008