Augmented reality (AR) is one of the newest realms of possibility for learning. AR is an enhanced version of reality invented by technology to convey digital information through images, which are viewed through a device as smartphone, or tablet. It adds artificial elements to the real-world environment using the software. AR accomplishes numerous features for the education sector as it connects the learners with the subjects keenly and helps educators to convey materials to them. Following are some of the factors how AR is changing the way of teaching today:
Removes barriers of physical classroom: AR makes the interaction easier between the teachers and students. Students can get lessons from best teachers across the world without hazards. AR also helps teachers to keep track of the progress of each student.
Students get personal attention: AR helps the educators to give attention to every student there in a classroom, which is nearly impossible with traditional teaching procedure. It also customizes the course content as per the pace of students learning capabilities.
Helps in visualizing: Visual references affect students broadly. AR helps students to remember the key things as it delivers contents making it real-time with live structures and clears concepts for them. It results eventually in faster learning and skills developing. Also, helps teachers to wrap up the syllabus faster.
Cost effective: AR can reach in the corners of the society where there is no time and scope for the people to have an education. As there is no need to buy books, institutes, and training- providers can offer to teach through their mobiles. Moreover, anyone can have the lessons being in anywhere, which cut the transport-costs.
Accessible learning materials: AR has the potential to replace textbooks, printed manuals, and physical models. The replacement lowers the burden by portable carrying. Also, anyone can get through the materials from anywhere and in anytime. AR makes education more accessible.
AR has engraved its foothold in the education sector and can make it improved and expanded by providing education in a significant way.