Category Archives: pedagogy

AR for Science Education Webinar References – 11th May 2015

For all attending the AR-Sci – AR for Science Education webinar, references and media can be found below. About the Delphi method: Hsu, C., & Sandford, B.A. (2007). The Delphi technique: Making sense of consensus. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation 12(10), 1-7McDermott J.H. et al. (1995). A Delphi survey to identify the components of a community pharmacy … Read more

Introducing the Fabulous Frogs App: Splendid and Native

What can children learn? The development of the Fabulous Frogs App: Splendid and Native completes the second phase of the Mapping the Museum Project. Developed using Junaio this app is an interactive AR tool which is targeted at 7 – 11 years and maps to Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum in England and … Read more

An AR Experiment – Engaging students at Bromley College

The following blog post has been kindly sent to us from Barry Spencer, Bromley College, who has been working on an AR trial with students. An AR Experiment During the summer term 2013, as an opportunity for staff to explore new and emerging technologies and practice emerged, the College launched a series of innovation projects. … Read more

Visualising rich spatial data with 3D and AR

Over the past couple of months I have been working with colleagues from the Landmap service at Mimas to create an AR experience around the UKMap dataset. The UKMap Collection is one of five collections provided free of charge to the UK academic community at Landmap and was originally collection by The GeoInformation Group. This … Read more

Mimas AR open for business

Mimas is pleased to announce that we are now open to engage in Augmented Reality consultancy and training, an exciting new area where we hope to realise its rich potential for education. Mimas’s experience with AR has involved working with award winning Academics, Library Professionals, Developers and Students to create pedagogically sound experiences across a … Read more

Introducing AR to 2nd year students at UCA

On 25th January the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app was introduced to 2nd year students on the Contextual and Theoretical Perspectives course at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. The SCARLET+ lead academic, Adrian Bland (and Pathway Tutor for the course) introduced the project to the students and then they had the following … Read more

Tips on creating education based AR

Over the last few weeks I have been reading many blog posts heralding 2013 as the year that AR becomes the present instead of the future. Unfortunately, from an educational perspective, AR is still written about primarily as a marketing and advertising tool where user experiences can be shallow and fleeting. Location based AR such … Read more

Augmented Reality in teaching, examples from 2012 and people to follow in 2013

I have not found too many examples of Augmented Reality (AR) used in teaching and learning, so I’d love to hear from anyone that has one, or in fact people that would like to work on AR projects in 2013. After all the work we have done in the past two years and all the … Read more

Triangles and teapots: AR technology development

At the workshop led by Team SCARLET on 7th December, the Crafts Study Centre presented a rough demonstration of their AR development so far. The two key principles underpinning this work were (and continue to be): ‘pedagogy before technology’; and focusing on rough working prototypes rather than polished final product (at this stage). Conversations and … Read more