Augmented Reality as a Classroom Teaching and Learning Tool: Teachers’ and Students’ Attitude

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Tshering Lham
Pema Jurmey
Sonam Tshering

Abstract

The use of Information Communication and Technology in teaching learning has been emphasized a lot in the recent times as an effective instructional tool and it will only grow and develop further. Augmented Reality is one of the futuristic pedagogy that will offer great opportunities in the incorporation of information technology in teaching and learning. Augmented Reality refers to the introduction of virtual elements in the real world. This will supplement students’ learning through the use of technology. This study assessed the students’ and teachers’ attitude towards the use of Augmented Reality as a learning tool after they experimented and experienced the use of augmented reality through mobile application. For the teachers, a three-hour professional development session on Augmented Reality was conducted. Teachers were taught how to use mobile application to create Augmented Reality. For the students, research team created the Augmented Reality using a mobile application and let students experience it in a biology lesson. After the sessions, their attitudes towards the use of Augmented Reality was assessed through statements of agreement on a 5-point Likert scale. SPSS has been used for statistical analysis. The results show that both the teachers and students have overwhelming support-positive attitude towards the use of Augmented Reality in the classroom teaching and learning. 

Keywords:
Augmented Reality (AR), teaching learning, attitude, technologies.

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Lham, T., Jurmey, P., & Tshering, S. (2020). Augmented Reality as a Classroom Teaching and Learning Tool: Teachers’ and Students’ Attitude. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 12(4), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2020/v12i430318
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