AR, VR & QR

By Digital Learning | A collection of articles on using augmented reality, virtual reality and QR codes in education.

4 Industries That Will Benefit Most from VR/AR eLearning

There’s a lot we still don’t know about virtual and augmented reality, but one thing seems certain: it’s on the up-and-up. Sales and usage are …

VR On A Budget – Mr P’s ICT Top 6 Free Apps And Resources

<p><strong>I’m often asked by teachers about what the next big thing in edtech is going to be. For the last few years I’ve said virtual reality and …

Virtual Reality

Teachers Explain Why VR is More Than Just a Buzzword

When I wrote about my high hopes for edtech back in August, student-created virtual reality was near the top of my list. I envisioned students …

Virtual Reality

12 augmented reality apps students can use today

Augmented reality--a technology that uses a trigger image to superimpose digital content over a user’s view of the real world--is growing in …

Augmented Reality

How #VR Storytelling could help schools

It might sound like I’m just jumping on the latest bandwagon in #edTech when I start writing a post on Virtual Reality in the classroom but I’m …

Storytelling

Focus is key to blending virtual objects with the real world

You might remember Avegant for its unusual take on the video headset. The Glyph looked like (and doubled up as) headphone cans but worked pretty well. We called it "a wearable cinema for serious movie fans." Now, the startup is taking on a bigger challenge with Light Field, its "mixed reality …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

<i>10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterAugmented reality and …

Augmented Reality

Publications

Kim, K., Nagedndran, A., Bailenson, J.N., Raij, A., Bruder, G., Lee, M., Schubert, R., Xin, Y., & Welch, G. F. (2017). A Large-Scale Study of …

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education

My student teachers and I have been making some initial attempts at trying out Google Cardboard with my English Language Learner students (I bought a …

Virtual Reality

Ripping Learning off the Page

Virtual reality is a powerful, low-cost, easy-to-access resource for teachers. You can create deep, meaningful learning experiences for students with …

Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life

In the early 90’s the World Wide Web came online and with it came most people’s introduction to the internet.<p>At first, it was just this thing that …

Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality Is Bringing These Lost Worlds Back to Life

Archaeologists are experimenting with virtual reality and augmented reality to recreate ancient and historic sites and digitally preserve great ruins before they're lost.<p>Stuart Eve thinks that to really understand what it was like to live in the past, you have to see it for yourself. And you have …

Virtual Reality

Check out the Schedule for the #ettSummit Boston! New sessions added: https://t.co/loR1pJURPL #edtechchat #edchatma #edchat #ettsummer<p>NEW! ONLINE …

Virtual Reality

The AR app for the Science classroom?

I’ve long been a fan of using augmented reality and virtual reality too. So much so I wrote a book about it (free on iBooks Store here and whilst a …

Augmented Reality

Tim Cook Thinks Augmented Reality Could Be as Big As the iPhone

In a new interview in <i>The Independent</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook offers a ringing endorsement of augmented reality—technology that layers digital information …

Augmented Reality

10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom

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Virtual Reality

Samsung and Six Flag’s New Mixed Reality Roller Coaster Ride Looks Absolutely Insane

A world’s first.<p>Samsung and Six Flags presented a handful of virtual reality coasters last year, but received little fanfare due to the excessive amount of visual stimulation—lacking reality, basically. This time, the duo are one-upping the effort with a world’s first roller coaster experience that …

Mixed Reality

How to Use Chrome to Scan QR Codes on iPads and iPhones

Let’s face it. Sometimes less is more. If one app can do the job of two or three others, then one app will often be a better choice. It takes up less …

QR codes

Augmented Reality: Transform your surroundings to learn anytime, anywhere!

With the immense popularity of games such as Pokemon Go, the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) needs no introduction. Thanks to the emergence of …

Augmented Reality

Buffalo students unveil unusual new science technology

In one of the most rural elementary schools in the metropolitan Quad-Cities, a quiet revolution is beginning in the science curriculum.<p>On Tuesday, …

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are using VR and AR for their course catalog

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) just released their course catalog that is unlike any college catalog that I’ve ever seen. The SCAD …

Mixed Reality

How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

Virtual Reality

20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

Cardboard is the simplest and most affordable way to try virtual reality today. There’s already so much content for Android devices (it works on …

Google Cardboard

The Potential of Virtual Reality

Many educators, including myself, routinely talk about the need for innovation in education. If we continue to employ the same type of thinking then …

Virtual Reality

Samsung VR Eduthon Banks On ‘Seeing Is Believing’ Technology For Effective Learning | International Business Times

Samsung is bringing virtual reality into the classroom to promote a better and more advanced way of learning for students via its latest venture, the …

VR Health: Technology That Helps Doctors Treat Patients

<b>Virtual reality headsets are helping healthcare professionals prepare for complicated surgeries and deliver personalized, immersive rehabilitation</b> …

Medicine

Seeing Is Believing – Google Launches Educational VR Initiative

<p><strong>If you’re a teacher keen to explore the educational potential of virtual reality, then good news – the ‘Google Expeditions Pioneer …

Virtual Reality

KQED

The tragic events of Sept. 11 live in the American mind as a series of jarring television images: the second plane striking, the billowing smoke, the …