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Augmented reality in education: teaching tool or passing trend?

Augmented reality in education: teaching tool or passing trend? | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
AR shouldn't be another monster under the bed (or desk), says Judy Bloxham – used intelligently, it provides new ways for learners to access content and knowledge
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becool's curator insight, March 5, 2013 2:47 AM

Laatste zin is geweldig:  I believe educators have a duty to educate for the real world and make use of future technology that will be part of that world.

Gary Hitching's comment, March 5, 2013 3:30 AM
I totally agree. Unfortunately some institutions take longer than others to adjust their thinking. Kind of ironic that education & learning is one of them.
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Locatify

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6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads - Edudemic

6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads - Edudemic | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
The app store is loaded with options that allow students to share and collaborate with iPads. Here's a few helpful tips and apps for you to try out!
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Augmented reality game improves information retention: study - Channel NewsAsia

Augmented reality game improves information retention: study - Channel NewsAsia | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) say some students taking part in a trial have shown an improvement in retaining information after playing an iPad-based game.
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Metaio Sends Augmented Reality To The Cloud | Augmented Reality News

Metaio Sends Augmented Reality To The Cloud | Augmented Reality News | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
MUNICH SAN FRANCISCO, 10 DECEMBER 2012: Metaio, the world leader in augmented reality (AR) software and solutions today released the latest version ...

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Life on MARS: Location-Independent Augmented Reality

Life on MARS: Location-Independent Augmented Reality | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
PAR Works' technology bases tagging on 3D modeling and visual cues to provide Augmented Reality not tied to GPS.
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Four free awesome location-based games for Android - Android app recommendations - Larry Sullivan | Appolicious ™ Android App Directory

Four free awesome location-based games for Android - Android app recommendations - Larry Sullivan | Appolicious ™ Android App Directory | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
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Future of Location Based Augmented Reality Story Games » PERSONALIZE MEDIA | PERSONALIZE MEDIA

Future of Location Based Augmented Reality Story Games » PERSONALIZE MEDIA | PERSONALIZE MEDIA | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
RT @FrancoisVerron: Future of Location Based Augmented Reality Story Games » http://t.co/f3sCG59I via @@garyphayes...
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Google Launches Mobile Game You Play in Real Life

Google Launches Mobile Game You Play in Real Life | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
In what was inspired by the film and TV work of J.J. Abrams, Google's Ninantic Labs has released a new multi-player gaming app based around mind control.
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Locatify

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Turf Hunt is a brand new app from Locatify. Compete against your friends or collegues in an exciting live treasure hunt!

We're extending the SmartGuide platform to add game features and the interaction between teams competing in a treasure hunt game. Game designers can design their games and publish them to players with iPhone or Android Smartphones.

Alpha tests are ongoing with partners and the the Treasure Hunt Game design tools and games will be made available to the public in 2012.


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Students Create Augmented Reality History Tour » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas

Students Create Augmented Reality History Tour » Copy / Paste by Peter Pappas | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Students write and produce movies for historic walking tours that can be accessed via Aurasma. How to merge technology and community involvement.
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Google Maps Mania: Create a Tour with Google Maps

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How to Accurately Geo-Tag your YouTube Videos

How to Accurately Geo-Tag your YouTube Videos | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Learn how to geo tag your YouTube videos by adding the exact location where that video was taken.
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Guest Post: Resurrecting Location-Based Games

Guest Post: Resurrecting Location-Based Games | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Today's guest post comes to us from David Bisceglia, Founder and CEO of  The Tap Lab, a mobile game studio focusing on location-based titles.
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Past View | Un viaje en el tiempo

Past View | Un viaje en el tiempo | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Viaja en el tiempo con Past View. Una experiencia que podrás vivir con el siemple hecho de ponerte unas gafas.
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Everplaces Offers Location-Based App Builder To Businesses, Bloggers - ArcticStartup

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Everplaces Offers Location-Based App Builder To Businesses, Bloggers
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Last night Everplaces announced they're offering a new B2C app builder to business and bloggers who wish to create their own location-based app.

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– Social Media – Augmented Reality with Daqri and Metaio #04 | Web Traffic

– Social Media – Augmented Reality with Daqri and Metaio #04 | Web Traffic | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
The best tips on the web about Web Traffic, Make Money Online, Internet Marketing, Social Media, ClickBank, Adsense, Amazon, Investments... and much more!
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630+ iPad Lessons

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If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u.

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Lisa Johnson 's curator insight, December 18, 2012 12:52 PM

630+ iPad Lessons pinned here!

camaher's curator insight, December 19, 2012 3:54 PM

Good resource for ideas and lessons.

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Real Gamification Mechanics Require Simplicity And, Yes, Game Designers Can Do It | TechCrunch

Real Gamification Mechanics Require Simplicity And, Yes, Game Designers Can Do It | TechCrunch | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
The mysteries of mechanics are the reason why gamification seems like voodoo. And it shouldn't be. Game mechanics should be simple to explain, with clear actions and outcomes.
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Location-based games aren't about location, but ownership, reckons PerBlue's Justin Beck

Location-based games aren't about location, but ownership, reckons PerBlue's Justin Beck | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
At the start of 2012, we ran a set of interviews with developers of location-based games. Then, it was a somewhat nascent genre, albeit with localised successes, but with little evidence of mass gamer appeal.
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Ingress - Applications Android sur Google Play

Ingress - Applications Android sur Google Play | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
*****Ingress is a closed-beta right now. Request an invite at http://www.ingress.com*****

Ingress transforms the real world into the landscape for a global game of m...
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Google Maps Mania: Panoramio Google Maps Hangout Game

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Location-based mobile gaming coming to UK train stations

Location-based mobile gaming coming to UK train stations | Location based learning and mobile games | Scoop.it
Quno is a web-based service for rail travelers that will be launching later this year - and it has announced that it will be integrating mobile gaming into the train system.
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Gamorlive - Cross-platform HTML5 games - IOS, Android, Windows and Facebook Application - Trailer

✰ Your playground is everywhere ! ✰

Rediscover the pleasure of playing against your friends on great 1vs1 mobile games.
Now your playground is everywhere. With Gamorlive, conquer your favourite places, create Game Spots and become the city master winning your duels.

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Google Maps Mania: YouTube Videos on Google Maps

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