Immersive Learning in History

An Augmented Reality Mobile Phone Application

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News and comments from the CESI conference

Presentation here:  http://prezi.com/q6c3h2ev3f_-/history-app/ The conference participants (mainly school teachers) were very interested in mobile phone apps for education. They were also interested in augmented reality and its application to a variety of subjects. There was concern about the pedagogy of apps and the curriculum. Observations on the app itself suggest that there should be an audio description of each POI. GPS function does not work well in built-up areas. To learn more about.. Read More

Sieges Timeline

I’ve added a new link to a learning object made using “articulate”. The link is links section but is also available here for a short time: http://www3.ul.ie/~roberth/histapp/sieges/engage.html. Have a look at it and please feel free to comment!

Ireland Under Seige

This is to be the title for the app. Decided at the group meeting on 7/11/11. The group also discussed copyright issues and the availability of material for the app. Progress on the website and hosting issues were resolved and work on the app is on schedule.

Application Title

The graphic designer wants to know what the project title is to go into the logo.  Short and sweet would probably work best. What’s your opinion?

Immersive Learning in History: An Augmented Reality Mobile Phone Application

Warfare has been a central theme in Irish history and students will know from traditional sources that Ireland has many battle and siege sites. Ireland has a significant number of urban landscapes which still contain tangible traces of these events. Yet such emblematic sites do not reveal their significance or tell their own story. Much has been lost. Signage and story boards can be the solution though they are cumbersome to change and.. Read More

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