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Exploring the Impact of Varying Levels of Augmented Reality to Teach Probability and Sampling with a Mobile Device


Abstract Statistics is taught at every level of education, yet teachers often have to assume their students have no knowledge of statistics and start from scratch each time they set out to teach statistics. The motivation for this experimental study comes from interest in exploring educational applications of augmented reality (AR) delivered via mobile technology that could potentially provide rich, contextualized learning for understanding concepts related to statistics education. This study examined the effects of AR experiences for learning basic statistical concepts. Using a 3 x 2 research design, this study compared learning gains of 252 undergraduate and graduate students from a pre- and posttest given before and after interacting with one of ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Conley, Quincy (Author) / Atkinson, Robert K (Advisor) / Nguyen, Frank (Committee member) / Nelson, Brian C (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational technology / Statistics / Computer science / Augmented Reality / Collaborative Learning / Embodied Cognition / Mobile Technology / Situated Learning / Statistics Education
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 121 pages
Language English
Rights All Rights Reserved
Note Ph.D. Educational Technology 2013
Collaborating Institutions ASU Graduate College / ASU Libraries
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