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Supporting Diverse Learners with AR and Virtual Coaches

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Overview

Augmented Reality (AR) can be used to embed supports into the learning environment in order to meet the needs of your diverse learners. For example, AR can be used to embed virtual coaches in the form of avatars or videos that are only triggered at a given location using the camera built into a mobile device. These virtual coaches can provide curriculum or behavior support. For curriculum support, the AR triggers can provide additional instructions or strategies for completing a learning task at the time of need. For behavior support, AR can be used to embed social stories that guide learners who have special needs in choosing the most appropriate behaviors for a given context. Join Dr. Luis Perez for a session where you learn how to create and embed your own AR triggers in order to create more supportive learning experiences for learners who have special needs.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Special Education
Last aired on: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Intermediate , Special Education , Virtual Learning
Tags: AR, AR Triggers, Augmented Reality, behavior, diverse learners, social stories, special education, special needs, virtual coaches, virtual learning

Reviews (6)

Full Member
+8
 
Very informative.
Full Member
+2
 
Very informative presentation. Still exploring the world of AR/VR. Thanks for the tips! Loved the demos. Thanks!
Basic Member
 
Very informative. I need to try this!
Basic Member
 
This will be so much fun
Basic Member
 
This will be fim
Full Member
 
Good suggestions for using Augmented Reality with diverse learners in the school setting.
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