apple Creating Augmented Reality Experiences for the K to 12 Classroom apple

A Workshop for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Annual Conference (SITE 2013)

dinosaur

New Orleans, LA
March 25, 2013

Raymond S.Pastore, Ph.D.
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
rpastore@bloomu.edu

Kimberly L. Tohill
The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA 16802
ktohill@gmail.com

 

Web Site Address for the Workshop:

http://teacherworld.com/site2013

 

 

AGENDA

I.

Introductions

II.

Definition of Augmented Reality

III.

Advantages of Augmented Reality

IV.

Disadvantages of Augmented Reality

V.

Classroom Applications of Augmented Reality

VI.

Viewing Augmented Reality

VII.

Creating Augmented Reality

VIII.

Future Implications of Augmented Reality for K to 12 Classrooms

IX.

Resources

 


Introductions

Return to Top

 


 

Definition and Examples of Augmented Reality 25

 

RV Continuum

Above Diagram First Introduced by Paul Milgram

 

A simple definition of augmented reality is that it is a view of the physical world overlaid by digital content.

Virtual reality is a view of the virtual world.

A Short Explanation of Augmented Reality 2:10

Washington DC Example

What is Augmented Reality?

History of Augmented Reality

 

 

Future Examples

 

 

K-12 HORIZON REPORT SUMMARY ON AUGMENTED REALITY

K-12 Horizon Report 2012

Time to adoption in K-12 schools: 4-5 years

 

Ways of viewing AR:

AR is stimulated by:

 

AR is visual but can involve the other senses:

 

Return to Top


Advantages of Augmented Reality

21st Century Teaching & Learning

Motivation

Interactivity

Individualized Instruction

"Real World" Experiences

21st Century Skills

Context Awareness (Interacting with context and surrounding physical environment)

Other?

Return to Top


Disadvantages of Augmented Reality

Expense of Hardware and Software

Technical Issues

Connectivity

Platform Specificity

Other?

Return to Top

 


Classroom Applications of Augmented Reality

Content

 

6 Smart Augmented Reality Apps

20 Augmented Reality Experiments in Education

Top 4 ways to really win with augmented reality in your school, com...

8 Excellent Augmented Reality Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free Technology for Teachers: View NASA Spacecraft in 3D

Free Technology for Teachers: Fetch! Lunch Rush! - An Augmented Reality Math Game

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Uses of Augmented Reality in Education

Best Augmented Reality Apps | Digital Trends

Augmented Reality in the Classroom - YouTube

thedigitalshift - Augmented Reality In The Classroom

How Augmented Reality Can Change Teaching - Getting Smart by Guest Author - AI, apps for learning, augmented reality, EdTech, science learning, STEM

Augmented Reality in the Classroom | Pedagoo.org

Free Technology for Teachers: Augmented Reality on iPads & Android Devices

3 Great Augmented Reality Apps For Any Classroom - Edudemic

 

iPad Apps

 

Return to Top

 


Viewing Augmented Reality

Difference between browsers and SDK's (software development kit)

Mobile Devices - Browsers

Argon
Argon is the world’s first standards-based Augmented Reality (AR) web browser. The goal of Argon is to bring AR to the masses through a web-centric platform model – just like your favorite web browser.  And just like the Web, Argon makes it easy for just about anyone to experience, experiment, and deliver AR experiences, for work or play.

Google Goggles
Google Goggles is a downloadable image recognition application created by Google Inc. which can be currently found on the Mobile Apps page of Google Mobile.[1] It is used for searches based on pictures taken by handheld devices. For example, taking a picture of a famous landmark would search for information about it, or taking a picture of a product's barcode will search for information on the product.[2]

Layar

Junaio

Wikitude

 

Aurasma
http://www.aurasma.com
Aurasma is the world’s leading augmented reality platform. Available as a free app for iPhones, iPads and high-powered Android devices or as a kernel for developers, Aurasma uses advanced image and pattern recognition to blend the real-world with rich interactive content such as videos and animations called “Auras”.

For video tutorials and demos, check out our YouTube channel.

 

Junaio
http://www.junaio.com/
Junaio is the easiest entry point to developing and publishing augmented reality and location-based experiences. As a free app for Android and iOS devices, junaio has several million users and a thriving international and professional developer community.

 

Wikitude
http://www.wikitude.com/
Wikitude is the award winning augmented reality app that allows you to see more. Explore what’s around you, find new and interesting places, events, and activities. Play augmented reality games, scan objects and be delighted, and create your own augmented reality world with Wikitude’s exclusive “"my World" feature! With thousands of content providers, Wikitude is your access point to a world of stunning augmented reality content around you.

 

Mobile Devices - Scanner Application LINK

 

Augmented Reality Glasses

Return to Top


Creating Augmented Reality

Download for Worskhops

Aurasma
Sign-up on Web Site and Scan with Device

Junaio
Sign-up, Download, and View Metaio Project

Layar App
Sign-up on Web Site and Scan with Device

Metaio Creator
Download and install and use Junaio to view

 

Selected Augmented Reality Applications

Disclaimer: Descriptions and logos were copied from the respective web sites except for the description of Google Goggles in which the description was copied from Wikipedia. This list is certainly not comprehensive.

 

argon

Argon BROWSER
Argon is the world’s first standards-based Augmented Reality (AR) web browser. The goal of Argon is to bring AR to the masses through a web-centric platform model – just like your favorite web browser.  And just like the Web, Argon makes it easy for just about anyone to experience, experiment, and deliver AR experiences, for work or play.

 


aurasma

Aurasma
Aurasma is the world’s leading augmented reality platform. Available as a free app for iPhones, iPads and high-powered Android devices or as a kernel for developers, Aurasma uses advanced image and pattern recognition to blend the real-world with rich interactive content such as videos and animations called “Auras”. For video tutorials and demos, check out our YouTube channel.

 

blippar

Blippar
Blippar™ is the first image-recognition phone app aimed at bringing to life real-world newspapers, magazines, products and posters with exciting augmented reality experiences and instantaneous content.  The company launched in the UK in the Summer of 2011 and will be expanding globally throughout 2013. 



google gogles

Google Goggles BROWSER
Google Goggles is a downloadable image recognition application created by Google Inc. which can be currently found on the Mobile Apps page of Google Mobile.[1] It is used for searches based on pictures taken by handheld devices. For example, taking a picture of a famous landmark would search for information about it, or taking a picture of a product's barcode will search for information on the product.[2]

 

 

juniao

Junaio
Junaio is the easiest entry point to developing and publishing augmented reality and location-based experiences. As a free app for Android and iOS devices, junaio has several million users and a thriving international and professional developer community.

 

 

layar

Layar
Layar is an industry-leading company at the forefront of the rapidly emerging medium of augmented reality (AR). AR is a way viewing digital information which has been superimposed – or augmented – onto a live view of the physical, real-world environment around you.

 

 

metaio

Metaio
As the world-wide leader in Augmented Reality technology, metaio develops software products for visual interactive solutions between the real and the virtual ...

 

wikitude

Wikitude
Wikitude is the award winning augmented reality app that allows you to see more. Explore what’s around you, find new and interesting places, events, and activities. Play augmented reality games, scan objects and be delighted, and create your own augmented reality world with Wikitude’s exclusive “"my World" feature! With thousands of content providers, Wikitude is your access point to a world of stunning augmented reality content around you.

 

Return to Top


Future Implications of Augmented Reality

5 reasons to get excited about Augmented Reality in 2013 | VentureBeat

An open letter to augmented reality (Wired UK)

 

 

Return to Top

 


Resources

Note: These are links to my AR sources on Diigo

AR Web Site Resources

AR Applications

Selected AR Videos

 

Return to Top


 

 

©Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
rpastore@bloomu.edu

Teacherworld.com
1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
570-389-4025