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Augmented Reality: Connecting the classroom and the community

D Sinfield, T Cochrane, M Steagall

The Higher Education Technology Agenda | Published : 2017


This paper discusses the first stages of a student lead undergraduate research project that looks into the feasibility of augmenting their designs within the community of Manukau, South Auckland, New Zealand. Through the perspective of the students of Visual Communication Design, new technologies usually associated with the concept of augmented reality were explored in order to extend the geographic reach of the student projects beyond the local context of Manukau. The intention of the project was that to have a transformation both in community outreach and in publishing the student’s work into a greater environment outside the classroom. Abstract The project used a design-based research met..

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