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Title: Using immersive augmented reality to guide families’ observations
Immersive AR technologies can support students’ learning processes and deep engagement with outdoor science pursuits, yet few studies explore these technologies with out-of-school learners. We analyze how immersive AR features built into an outdoor-based mobile app shaped nine families’ learning experiences as they explored pollinator habitats. Preliminary findings revealed that immersive AR scanning tools built into the Pollinator Explorers app guided families’ observational practices of real-world objects through virtual overlays representing pollinator habitats.
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Chinn, C.; Tan, E.; Chan, C.; Kali, Y.
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16th International Conference of the Learning Sciences Proceedings
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National Science Foundation
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