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Towards a theory of augmented place

FitzGerald, Elizabeth (2012). Towards a theory of augmented place. Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Learning Technology, 14(4) pp. 43–45.

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This short paper is aimed at inspiring dialogue and debate around the theoretical perspectives underpinning research into learning in technology-enhanced augmented places, and the engagement by such learners with blended environments/spaces. The author argues that current theories do not fully model or explain our interactions with technology-enhanced physical environments and that a new theory that combines aspects of these may be required in order to fully understand the way in which we move, interact and learn within such surroundings.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 IEEE
ISSN: 2241-3766
Extra Information: Special Theme: Technology-Augmented Physical Educational Spaces
Keywords: context awareness; ubiquitous computing; human computer interaction; cognition
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 35079
Depositing User: Elizabeth FitzGerald
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2012 09:55
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2019 10:54
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