Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education
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Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education

Gulsun Kurubacak (Anadolu University, Turkey) and Hakan Altinpulluk (Anadolu University, Turkey)
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Release Date: February, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 366|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2110-5
ISBN13: 9781522521105|ISBN10: 1522521100|EISBN13: 9781522521112


Novel trends and innovations have enhanced contemporary educational environments. When applied properly, these computing advances can create enriched learning opportunities for students.

Mobile Technologies and Augmented Reality in Open Education is a pivotal reference source for the latest academic research on the integration of interactive technology and mobile applications in online and distance learning environments. Highlighting scholarly perspectives across numerous topics such as wearable technology, instructional design, and flipped learning, this book is ideal for educators, professionals, practitioners, academics, and graduate students interested in the role of augmented reality in modern educational contexts.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Flipped Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • K-12 Education
  • Language Learning
  • Software Development
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Video Games
  • Wearable Technology

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Gulsun Kurubacak is a professor in Distance Education at the College of Open Education of Anadolu University. Dr. Kurubacak undertook graduate studies at Anadolu University, Turkey (MA. Educational Technology) and the University of Cincinnati, USA (Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction), and also has worked a post-doctoral fellow at the College of Education at New Mexico State University, USA (2001-2002). Dr. Kurubacak earned her B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the College of Informatics Technologies and Engineering of Hoca Ahmet Yesevi International Turk-Kazakhstani University in the year 2012-2013. Also, she is currently a graduate student in the Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies of Anadolu University. Dr. Kurubacak has thirty years of experience in focusing on the egalitarian and ecological aspects of open and distance education; finding new answers, viewpoints and explanations to online communication problems through critical pedagogy; and improving learner critical and creative thinking skills through project-based online learning, universal design principles and new communication technologies. She continues to manage and provide pedagogical support for distance learning.
Hakan Altinpulluk is a Research Assistant in Distance Education at the College of Open Education of Anadolu University, Turkey. He undertook undergraduate studies in the field of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies (CEIT) between the years of 2005-2009 at Anadolu University. Also, he is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Distance Education at Anadolu University since 2010. Hakan Altinpulluk continues to work in the field of Open and Distance Education, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mobile Learning, Mobile Health, Massive Open Online Courses, Learning Management Systems, Open Educational Resources, Personal Learning Environments, and E-Learning Systems.