Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education
Today the world revolves around technology in daily tasks. Society uses technology to communicate, trade, for business, politics, and to education. Through education, Augmented Reality (AR) takes on a new purpose. AR enables students to reach a higher level of education, and teachers to efficiently engage students to see real-world situations. The use of technology in classrooms is currently on the rise; but how are teachers using AR within their classrooms to engage and education children? This chapter discusses literature and research supporting the AR affordances in K-12 Education.
Original Publication Citation
Leighton, L. J., & Crompton, H. (2017). Augmented reality in K-12 education. In G. Kurubacak & H. Altinpulluk (Eds.), Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education (pp. 281-290): IGI Global.
Leighton, Lisabeth J. and Crompton, Helen, "Augmented Reality in K-12 Education" (2017). Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications. 108.