According to Graham et. al (2012), augmented reality is a physical, real-world context supplemented by various forms of technology. A common example of this would be the use of mobile apps such as Yelp, where users submit reviews about various establishments, which can be seen on a map in real time. Use of augmented reality in education is becoming more widespread with the advent of mobile apps, that allow for easy and quick use of tools.
To read more about augmented reality, click on the links below:
- Augmented Reality Wikipedia
- Dartmouth Research Guide
- AR in Education website
- Total Immersion website
Augmented Reality Tools
- ARIS Mobile App software
- Google Sky
- World Wide Telescope
- Digital Trends Best Apps in Augmented Reality
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