Category Archives: pedagogy

Handing over the display cases features in CILIP Update

We are delighted that one of our AR projects has featured in the latest edition of CILIP Update. The article – Handing over the display cases (CILIP Update, January 2014, p 35) brings to the fore how the team working … Continue reading

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An AR Experiment – Engaging students at Bromley College

The following blog post has been kindly sent to us from Barry Spencer, Bromley College, who has been working on an AR trial with students. An AR Experiment During the summer term 2013, as an opportunity for staff to explore … Continue reading

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Visualising rich spatial data with 3D and AR

Over the past couple of months I have been working with colleagues from the Landmap service at Mimas to create an AR experience around the UKMap dataset. The UKMap Collection is one of five collections provided free of charge to … Continue reading

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Mimas AR open for business

Mimas is pleased to announce that we are now open to engage in Augmented Reality consultancy and training, an exciting new area where we hope to realise its rich potential for education. Mimas’s experience with AR has involved working with … Continue reading

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Introducing AR to 2nd year students at UCA

On 25th January the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app was introduced to 2nd year students on the Contextual and Theoretical Perspectives course at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. The SCARLET+ lead academic, Adrian Bland (and Pathway Tutor … Continue reading

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Tips on creating education based AR

Over the last few weeks I have been reading many blog posts heralding 2013 as the year that AR becomes the present instead of the future. Unfortunately, from an educational perspective, AR is still written about primarily as a marketing … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality in teaching, examples from 2012 and people to follow in 2013

I have not found too many examples of Augmented Reality (AR) used in teaching and learning, so I’d love to hear from anyone that has one, or in fact people that would like to work on AR projects in 2013. … Continue reading

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Triangles and teapots: AR technology development

At the workshop led by Team SCARLET on 7th December, the Crafts Study Centre presented a rough demonstration of their AR development so far. The two key principles underpinning this work were (and continue to be): ‘pedagogy before technology’; and … Continue reading

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AR thoughts & questions from a lecturer’s perspective

On Friday 7th December Team SCARLET visited the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) to give a workshop on augmented reality. The following thoughts and questions in this blog post are taken from the notes of one of the attendees to … Continue reading

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SCARLET+ ‘What has it got in its Pockets-es?’ – introducing Augmented Reality to students without getting them lost in the dark.

I have to report that my first attempt to introduce the ‘Voices In Your Pocket’ app. to University of Sussex students was less than a roaring success. At the end of November I packed an archive box with three iPads … Continue reading

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