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Augmented education: bringing real and virtual learning together

Sheehy, Kieron; Ferguson, Rebecca and Clough, Gill (2014). Augmented education: bringing real and virtual learning together. Digital Education and Learning. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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What happens when learning in the "real world" is augmented by use of the virtual, and learning in virtual environments is augmented by use of the "real"? Augmented Education explores learning that takes place at the frontiers of reality. Using electronic devices, learners' interactions with and perceptions of their environment are extended. The book provides a detailed overview of the educational possibilities that are created by technologies which include augmented reality applications, social media, and virtual worlds. It considers how pedagogy and augmenting technologies can be harnessed to inspire, motivate and engage learners and transform their learning experiences.

Item Type: Book
Copyright Holders: 2014 Kieron Sheehy, Rebecca Ferguson, and Gill Clough
ISBN: 1-137-34281-1, 978-1-137-34281-2
Extra Information: Publication Extract is the Accepted Manuscript Version of the Introduction to the book.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Childhood Youth and Sport Group (CYSG)
Item ID: 39303
Depositing User: Kieron Sheehy
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2014 14:48
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2017 02:40
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