This project is funded by JISC under the Learning & Teaching Innovation Grant Programme.
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We are really pleased to announce that an article written by Mimas’ Matt Ramirez is featured in the latest issue of AR(t) magazine. The article talks about lessons learnt and knowledge gained through both the SCARLET and SCARLET+ projects, and … Continue reading
On Friday afternoon we demoed the second, and brand new, version of the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app to students at University for the Creative Arts. Originally our lead academic, Adrian Bland, had envisoned AR as a ‘portal … Continue reading
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
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
As part of my work researching AR I have been collaborating with other faculties in the University of Manchester to put together some sample content showing how it could be used to enhance the student experience. The first example uses … Continue reading
As part of the on-going work to evaluate and disseminate the work being done with the SCARLET Project, we conducted a simple and straightforward survey for Dr. Guyda Armstrong’s 3rd year undergraduates from the pilot course “Beyond the Text: The … Continue reading
As part of the on-going development of SCARLET, beyond the pilot course, “The Book and Its Body”, a group of Dr. Guyda Armstrong’s first-year students in ITAL10300, “Contemporary Italian Culture” were asked to participate in a focus group on 26 … Continue reading
As part of the evaluation process for the SCARLET Project, I ran a focus group on 16 November 2011 for the students in Dr. Guyda Armstrong’s “Beyond the Text: The Book and Its Body”. During the hour-long session, I asked … Continue reading
Being involved in the SCARLET project has been very interesting, but also quite difficult. The concepts involved, and particularly working out how to apply the software best in a pedagogical situation, produce new and complex challenges to a teacher. In … Continue reading
Guyda Armstrong explains the core materials (Editions) used on her course – Beyond the Text: The Book and its Body and how using Augmented Reality will connect students to supplemental resources and commentaries.