A new way of learning
Augmented Reality in School Environments
- A European Research Project -
Technological advances in the field of information and communication technologies enable innovative ways to mediate knowledge. Among them, Augmented Reality (AR) becomes increasingly a field of interest.
Integrated in e-learning systems, AR will provide innovative ways to transfer knowledge in education. This is the purpose of the project Augmented Reality in School Environments (ARiSE). The aim is to create an innovative teaching aid, enabling teachers to develop, with a moderate effort, new teaching practices for teaching scientific and cultural content to school classes in an easy to comprehend way.
3D presentations and user-friendly interaction techniques lead to a better understanding of scientific and cultural content coupled with high student motivation. The students will have the possibility to interact together with the virtual objects in a virtual shared space provided by an AR display system and thereby perform learning by doing instead of learning by reading or listening.
Furthermore, the new technology will promote team work, collaboration between classes in the same school or even remote between schools in different countries in a learner-centered approach.