How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

It works to make the real virtual, and uses virtual to simulate reality. That being said for the humor, let’s explore how augmented reality can be used for technology based learning, such as e-learning and m-learning. can benefit from augmented reality programs.

An Augmented Reality Future

Upside Learning

The use of augmented reality as an interface has mostly been gimmicky. Perhaps the only other AR based apps that have made equal sense are the augmented reality browsers. Future Technology augmented reality Augmented Reality App Ghost Guitar

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The paradox of augmented reality

E-Learning Provocateur

Scott is the Co-founder & CMO of Explore Engage , a digital media company that is attracting serious attention for its augmented reality eyewear. Is augmented reality worth the hype? (3:54). I was impressed with the examples of augmented reality cited by Scott.

Virtual and Augmented Reality : The Future of E-learning

CommLab India

Virtual reality and augmented reality are two popular buzzwords in the e-learning world. What is Virtual Reality (VR)? Virtual reality or VR is the term for a three dimensional, computer generated environment which a person can explore and interact with.

Augmented Reality: Is it the Future of eLearning


In the technology space, people are extensively discussing the relevance of augmented reality (AR) and its varied applications. In this post, we will explore what augmented reality means, few of its uses and importance to elearning space. What is Augmented Reality?

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality – these two topics have been on a number of technology trend lists for the past four to five years. There is room for innovation wherein interactive video simulations can be used as an effective training tool to boost learning outcomes.

The Benefits of Virtual Reality on the Job

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality has clear benefits for the learner. But many learning leaders will want to walk before they run into VR and augmented reality. Consider the following three simulations and how they enable on-the-job learning.



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5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering


This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Virtual Reality is definitely getting a lot of attention, but unlike a lot of learning trends, VR has some solid research behind it and some interesting proof points.

AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Augmented reality (AR), as defined by the infallible Wikipedia, is a live, direct or indirect, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. Introduction to AR.



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AR and VR in eLearning

Web Courseworks

I recently wrote a white paper on the topic of augmented and virtual reality in adult education; I’ve also written a blog post on the topic here. Download AR and VR Augment Your Learning to discover how virtual reality and augmented reality will be used to change the face of eLearning.

eLearning Glossary 2017 Edition

Association eLearning

AR (Augmented Reality)- Augmented reality is the integration of digital information with the user’s environment in real time. Google glass is an example of an augmented reality product. eLearning has always been on the forefront of innovation.

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

Experiential learning through 3D Simulations leveraging the potential of tablet devices: Since native apps allow for greater interactivity, they are the preferred delivery method for experiential learning.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual


Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. The new Iphones offer a new iteration of Augmented Reality right out of the box.

Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning


What’s so great about augmented learning anyway? Yes, augmented learning is all that and more: enhanced learner experience and achievement. Before you scroll down to see how long this article is, (and whether this is worth your time), know that augmented learning is here to stay.

8 Corporate Learning Trends in 2017

Enyota Learning

Some of the proven benefits of app-based learning include effective implementation of microlearning, simulation and game-based learning, extensive control on tracking and learning management and, off-line performance support applications anywhere and anytime. Augmented Reality.

eLearning Cyclops: Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality

eLearning Cyclops

Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality. While attending the Enterprise Learning Conference & Expo today, I saw an example of the use of augmented reality as created by BMW. Reply Delete Do you need to augment your reality? Check out this very cool blog post from MinuteBio about how BMW is using augmented reality. [.] The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality.

Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. It often uses other inputs such as wands to allow for interaction through simulated touch or tool use.

Learning In The Future – Exploring Five Themes

Upside Learning

The term ‘mobile’ doesn’t just mean the use of mobile phones, but include a whole host of technologies associated with their use – Augmented reality, augmented virtuality, sensor driven technologies (GPS, compass, accelerometer) coupled with an increasing aware and connected objects in the environment (one that IPv6 will help with) mean new ways to interact with and learn about the world. Future Learning eLearning Learning Learning Games Mobile Learning Simulations

What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?

eLearning Brothers

Virtual or Augmented Reality. Video games and simulated learning content have expanded into the world of virtual reality. In virtual reality, a learner enters an enclosed environment. Think of what you could do with an eLearning course using augmented reality!

eLearning Cyclops: The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center

eLearning Cyclops

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. Last week, I had the pleasure of touring the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. This is a training center that uses numerous types of simulations - everything from live actors to mannequin and online sims. eLearning Cyclops.

Designing a Digital Future: Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are resources from my talk at The Pennsylvania College of Technology for their workshop “Designing a Digital Future” Combining Art, Creativity and Industrial Simulations: Game-Based Tools for Learning and Instruction. Here is a great example of augmented reality.

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I have seen a couple of applications of complex corporate tradeoffs being fashioned into a game-like simulation. I see learning like that; we will always have traditional classrooms and we’ll have mobile learning, flipped classrooms, learning via alternative reality, learning via an apprenticeship. World of Classcraft is an educational augmented-reality multiplayer role-playing game.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Augmented Reality would also play an important role in sophisticated advanced performance support systems. Games (and simulations) will become integral part of workplace learning.

The New Reality for L&D

ATD Learning Technologies

Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that embeds multimedia web elements and graphics into real objects. The first virtual reality (VR) and AR system is credited to Ivan Sutherland. Virtual reality works as a computer-generated simulation of the real world, hence its name.

5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now

ATD Learning Technologies

By now you’ve probably heard about the recent emergence of consumer-ready virtual reality (VR) technology. While game developers are leading the way in exploring VR’s potential, many learning designers see virtual reality as a revolutionary tool for accelerating skill acquisition.

Immersive Learning – Instructional Strategies to Make it a Reality

CommLab India

E-learning professionals have discovered learning can be enhanced by ‘immersing’ learners in a self-contained, simulated environment; helping them learn by experiencing. Simulations: These are used to incorporate the concept of ‘learning by doing’ and offer experiential learning.

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2017

E-Learning Provocateur

International Conference on Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulations. Australasian Simulation Congress. Sydney is evidently the place to be for e-learning pro’s who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills this year.

Experiential Learning: ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ for Corporate Trainers

Bottom-Line Performance

A game-based simulation that attempts to realistically re-create job conditions and constraints so people can safely practice a skill. Simulated Experiential Learning. This is where simulations come into play. The importance of experiential learning for children is evident.

Eye of the tiger

E-Learning Provocateur

According to Cook-Greuter, “it refers to how we see the world through new eyes, how we change our interpretations of experience and how we transform our views of reality. In neither of the cases above was the learner’s workplace simulated on screen.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

In the area of competency building, mobile devices are and will continue to play the important role of augmenting training beyond the classroom. Augmented Reality for mobiles. Augmented Reality is already making big waves.

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What About “Augmenting” your Learning Experience

Learning Wire

Augmented reality” might bring to mind the habits of baby boomers using chemicals, and the World War Two generation using alcohol, to create conditions where they see things that are not really there. This is not what we mean by augmented reality in training.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with e's

In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What is an Alternate Reality Game (ARG)? We are fortunate to have many innovators in education.

How Fantasy Elements Improve the Learning Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

When you hear “immersive learning experience,” you probably envision some type of virtual or augmented reality – two buzzwords in the L&D industry right now. The idea of using whimsy and fantasy as part of a training program makes some learning leaders nervous.

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Scripting effective video scenarios - Spicy Learning , August 13, 2010 In this day and age, we see videos played out to introduce learners to the learning objectives of the course, to show them a simulated problem-solving scenario that they can identify with, or even to relate previous learner experience. Augmented Reality (12). AR mobile quest part 1: first steps taken for mobile augmented reality with Android phone , August 2, 2010.

Chasing Pokémon Can Help You Catch Learning

CLO Magazine

This brilliant use of geo-location-based virtual and augmented reality gaming offers intriguing insights into the future of learning. It’s a crude form of “augmented reality,” or AR, which is a lens that superimposes digital graphics over the world around you.