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Using Augmented Reality Technology in Assisting English Learning for Primary School Students

  • Salin Boonbrahm
  • Charlee Kaewrat
  • Poonpong BoonbrahmEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9192)

Abstract

Motivation is the most important part in childhood education. Many schools have invested a lot in information technology with the hope that it will create some motivation in learning but there is no significant proof that it worked. Augmented Reality may be the answer, since it provides children to interact with virtual object while still in the real world environment. In this research, we have created 3 AR experiments to prove the concept that AR can motivate children in learning English. These AR experiments will concentrate on writing, reading and conversation. Different AR techniques were used for this purpose i.e. marker-marker interaction and user-defined target. The results agree with the prediction that children really enjoy and eager to learn more.

Keywords

Augmented reality Language learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salin Boonbrahm
    • 1
  • Charlee Kaewrat
    • 1
  • Poonpong Boonbrahm
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of InformaticsWalailak UniversityNakorn Si ThammaratThailand

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