Impact Factor:6.549
 Scopus Suggested Journal: Tracking ID for this title suggestion is: 55EC484EE39417F0

International Journal
of Computer Engineering in Research Trends (IJCERT)

Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, Platinum Open Access and Multidisciplinary

Welcome to IJCERT

International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends. Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, Platinum Open Access and Multidisciplinary

ISSN(Online):2349-7084                 Submit Paper    Check Paper Status    Conference Proposal

Back to Current Issues

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.

[1] Shelton BE. Augmented reality and education: Current projects and the potential for classroom learning. New Horizons for Learning. 2002;9.

[2] Kerawalla L, Luckin R, Seljeflot S, Woolard A. “Making it real”: exploring the potential of augmented reality for teaching primary school science. Virtual Reality. 2006 Dec 1;10(3-4):163-74.

[3] Pasaréti O, Hajdin H, Matusaka T, Jambori A, Molnar I, Tucsányi-Szabó M. Augmented Reality in education. INFODIDACT 2011 InformatikaSzakmódszertaniKonferencia. 2011.

[4] Asai K, Kobayashi H, Kondo T. Augmented instructions-a fusion of augmented reality and printed learning materials. In Advanced Learning Technologies, 2005. ICALT 2005. Fifth IEEE International Conference on 2005 Jul 5 (pp. 213-215). IEEE.

[5] Kaufmann H. Construct3D: an augmented reality application for mathematics and geometry education. InProceedings of the tenth ACM international conference on Multimedia 2002 Dec 1 (pp. 656-657). ACM.

[6] Liarokapis F, Petridis P, Lister PF, White M. Multimedia augmented reality interface for e-learning (MARIE). World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education. 2002 Jan 1;1(2):173-6.

 [7] Azuma R, Baillot Y, Behringer R, Feiner S, Julier S, MacIntyre B. Recent advances in augmented reality. IEEE computer graphics and applications. 2001 Nov;21(6):34-47.

[8] Freitas R, Campos P. SMART: a SysteM of Augmented Reality for Teaching 2 nd grade students. InProceedings of the 22nd British HCI Group Annual Conference on People and Computers: Culture, Creativity, Interaction-Volume 2 2008 Sep 1 (pp. 27-30). BCS Learning & Development Ltd.

[9]Lee J, Luchini K, Michael B, Norris C, Soloway E. More than just fun and games: Assessing the value of educational video games in the classroom. InCHI'04 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems 2004 Apr 24 (pp. 1375-1378). ACM.

[10] Billinghurst M, Duenser A. Augmented reality in the classroom. Computer. 2012 Jul;45(7):56-63.

[11] Liarokapis F, Mourkoussis N, White M, Darcy J, Sifniotis M, Petridis P, Basu A, Lister PF. Web3D and augmented reality to support engineering education. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education. 2004 Jan 1;3(1):11-4.

[12] White M, Jay E, Liarokapis F, Kostakis C, Lister P. A virtual interactive teaching environment using XML and augmented reality. International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education. 2001 Oct;38(4):316-29. 

[13] Andujar JM, Mejías A, Marquez MA. Augmented reality for the improvement of remote laboratories: an augmented remote laboratory. IEEE transactions on education. 2011 Aug;54(3):492-500. 

[14] Shardul Gurjar, Hinal Somani, "A Survey on Use of Augmented Reality in Education"2016 IJEDR | Volume 4, Issue 4 | ISSN: 2321-9939

[15] Salvador-Herranz G, Pérez-López D, Ortega M, Soto E, Alcañiz M, Contero M. Manipulating Virtual Objects with your hands: A case study on applying Desktop Augmented Reality at the Primary School. InSystem Sciences (HICSS), 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on 2013 Jan 7 (pp. 31-39). IEEE.

[16] Maier P, Klinker G. Augmented chemical reactions: An augmented reality tool to support chemistry teaching. InExperiment@ International Conference (exp. at'13), 2013 2nd 2013 Sep 18 (pp. 164-165). IEEE. 

[17] Martín-Gutiérrez J, Saorín JL, Contero M, Alcañiz M, Pérez-López DC, Ortega M. Design and validation of an augmented book for spatial abilities development in engineering students. Computers & Graphics. 2010 Feb 28;34(1):77-91. 

[18] Martín-Gutiérrez J, Fabiani P, Benesova W, Meneses MD, Mora CE. Augmented reality to promote collaborative and autonomous learning in higher education. Computers in Human Behavior. 2015 Oct 31;51:752-61.

[19] Oh YJ, Suh YS, Kim EK. Picture puzzle augmented reality system for Infants creativity. In Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN), 2016 Eighth International Conference on 2016 Jul 5 	 (pp. 343-346). IEEE 

DOI Link :

Download :

Refbacks : Currently there are no refbacks

Support Us

We have kept IJCERT is a free peer-reviewed scientific journal to endorse conservation. We have not put up a paywall to readers, and we do not charge for publishing. But running a monthly journal costs is a lot. While we do have some associates, we still need support to keep the journal flourishing. If our readers help fund it, our future will be more secure.

Quick Links


Science Central

Score: 13.30

Submit your paper to