Augmented Reality Experience: Initial Perceptions of Higher Education Students

Süral İ.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION, vol.11, no.4, pp.565-576, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12973/iji.2018.11435a
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.565-576
  • Keywords: augmented reality, virtual reality, teacher's candidate, teacher education, ICT, ANATOMY
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The main goal of this paper is to unveil the results of survey study that intends to explore the candidate teachers' opinions about using augmented reality (AR) in classrooms. For this purpose, marker-based mobile augmented reality application has been developed and computer hardware devices are used as a teaching material. In addition, candidate teachers allowed to use this augmented reality application and share their opinions regarding to user experience. In data collection, survey and open-ended questions are used and conducted to candidate teachers in Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Faculty of Education. The tools and technology required to develop a AR and development experiences are also shared. According to results teacher candidates are very excited of using augmented reality for the first time in their learning. it is also emphasized that it would be beneficial to disseminate augmented reality in their other learning materials.