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Augmented Reality: An Introduction and the Implications for Education

Eric D. Marvin, Ed.D., Asst. Dean, Graduate Studies, Hendersonville; Director, Center for Ed. Practice; Assoc. Prof. of Education

December 18, 2010 - 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL)
October, 2010
Nashville, TN


Augmented Reality: An Introduction and the Implications for Education
presented by Dr. Eric D. Marvin & Dr. Stephen R. Marvin

Abstract
Augmented Reality, the blending of real and virtual worlds, has the potential to transform the world around us, including the higher education environment. This session introduced the concept of augmented reality and provided opportunities for participants to experience augmented reality technology. Focus was placed on the impact these new forms of technology will have on society within the next few years. The presenters also elaborated on how augmented reality could impact the higher education classroom. Attendees were encouraged to contemplate the implications of augmented reality for their particular content and educational setting.


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