Mike Phillips has a piece in The Conversation which comments on the use of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in education contexts. Mike argues that emerging forms of both AR and VR allow teachers to construct unique learning environments for their students and he illustrates this through his work with the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne.For many years, schools and universities have had to change the way they work and teach in order to fit in with technology.
Software like PowerPoint, for example, which has long been used as an education tool, wasn’t designed for education. Nonetheless, it has been a staple tool in education settings, used as a way to present information in template, bite-size formats.
But this isn’t always a good thing.
To read more, you can access the full article in The Conversation