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Review on Augmented Reality Applications in Education

Priya Porwal, Dr. Kamatchi Iyyer,

CSE Department, Amity University Mumbai, Mumbai Pune Expressway,Panvel 41020, India

In today’s modern age technology has reached every aspect of our lives. It is imperative to consciously use technology to make teaching and learning effective in our education system. Augmented Reality (AR) allows us to see real world with virtual elements. It is a new 3D technology that merges physical and digital world in real time. This paper illustrating the previous studies and research conducted in different subjects in education system including Inorganic Chemistry, Geosciences, Astronomy and soft teaching through children storytelling etc., using Augmented Reality. In all the studies and research conducted on education system, it was common finding that understanding of students about particular topic or subject has improved using AR technology as compared to traditional methods. It’s just a beginning and lot yet to be done to introduce technology in education system for the betterment of our society and nation. The previous research and studies has covered many topics and provides guidance to us to take forward the research into other related fields to achieve the common objective of ‘Betterment of education system’. I have identified and chosen to propel the research into ‘Engineering Education’. Engineering is complex subject and includes many diverse areas like Computers, Civil and Mechanical to name few. I feel there is a huge possibility to create applications using AR which can help stakeholders (teachers and students both) understand and make understand complex subject easily by showcasing results/outcomes in virtual environment. AR applications should be created in such a way that it is worldwide accepted and can be implemented in engineering colleges at reasonable cost and should not be privy to few colleagues, after all “Shiksha pe Sabka Haq Hai”.

Priya Porwal, Dr. Kamatchi Iyyer (2018). Review on Augmented Reality Applications in Education. International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends, 5(3), 87-91. Retrieved from

Keywords : AR, Augmented Reality, Education, Engineering Education.

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