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Handbook of Research on Fostering Student Engagement With Instructional Technology in Higher Education
It is a self-contained system measuring linear and angular motion usually with a variety of gyroscopes and accelerometers.
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Higher Education Teaching and Learning With Augmented Reality
Janet L. Holland (Emporia State University, USA), Sungwoong Lee (University of West Georgia, USA), Mohammad Daouk (Cerner Corporation, USA), and Daniel A. Agbaji (Emporia State University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0119-1.ch013
This chapter is based on a review of the literature, initial lab examinations, and experiences teaching university undergraduate pre-service teachers and master degree students in Instructional Design and Technology. The authors analyzed the literature, benefits, drawbacks, experiences, and educational implications of integrating augmented reality in higher education to prepare students for eventual workplace success. Using augmented reality, three-dimensional interactive digital imaging provides an immersive, engaging learning environment to interact with content in new ways not previously possible. The 3D models can impart significant content information by viewing digital objects from any angle, sometimes peeling back the layers, all in real time. In addition, they consider the educational implications for integrating and evaluating augmented reality.
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A Survey of People Localization Techniques Utilizing Mobile Phones
A sensing device that reacts to changes in its velocity (accelerometer) or orientation (gyroscope). When mounted on a rigid body, it allows measuring the acceleration or orientation of the body.
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