AUSTRALIAN researchers aim to build toolkits for teachers to help them use augmented reality techniques in the classroom.
Increasingly used in games, but equally applicable to education, augmented reality combines the real and the virtual. Viewed through a tablet computer's camera, computer visualisations can be grafted on to real-world objects.
University of Canberra Teaching and Learning Centre senior lecturer Danny Munnerley said the project would look at developing mobile augmented reality kits to enable teachers to create tailored learning opportunities. The team also aimed to encourage augmented reality projects across all disciplines at university level.
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