Integrating Technology and Literacy: Creating an Interactive Storytelling Experience with Augmented Reality

ID: 51289 Type: Virtual Paper
  1. Shahrzad (Sherry) Vafa, Rita Richardson, and Charlene Murphree, University of Houston - Victoria, United States

Creating an interactive storyboard has many educational benefits for students. With advancement in technology, educators now have new emerging tools to use in classroom in order to produce digital interactive books. The purpose of this paper is to explain how 8th grade students learned and used an augmented reality app, Aurasma, and an online publishing software, Student Treasures, to create an interactive storyboard. The lesson provided an experience beyond the “3Rs” by fostering 21st century skills.

Objectives

Define and review augmented reality Provide examples of the use of augmented reality in education Demonstrate the use of augmented reality to creative interactive books Examine experiences and lessons learned by implementing augmented reality technology in an educational settings

Topical Outline

Dr. Sherry Vafa is a faculty member at school of education at University of Houston - Victoria. She designs, develops, and teachers course in instructional technology. She has over ten years of experience implementing technology in education. Dr. Rita Richardson is a faculty member at school of education at University of Houston - Victoria. She teaches educational administration courses and special education. In addition, she is interested in advancement in emerging technology as it pertains to assistive technology. Charlene Murphree is a teacher and has her masters in instructional technology. She is as an adjunct instructor at the University of Houston - Victoria teaching education technology courses.

Experience Level

Intermediate

Qualifications

Dr. Sherry Vafa is a faculty member at school of education at University of Houston - Victoria. She designs, develops, and teachers course in instructional technology. She has over ten years of experience implementing technology in education. Dr. Rita Richardson is a faculty member at school of education at University of Houston - Victoria. She teaches educational administration courses and special education. In addition, she is interested in advancement in emerging technology as it pertains to assistive technology. Charlene Murphree is a teacher and has her masters in instructional technology. She is as an adjunct instructor at the University of Houston - Victoria teaching education technology courses.

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