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Games in Education: Realizing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles
December 5, 2011

The potential for games to augment traditional education and create entirely new learning opportunities is seemingly endless. But along with its new opportunities, educational gaming also …

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow
May 3, 2011

Wondering what's new in mobiles, electronic books, learning analytics, and other emerging technology areas? Join Malcolm Brown and Veronica Diaz of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative as they r…

Shelving Made Easy (or Easier)
April 7, 2011

A computer-science professor, at Miami University in Ohio, has come up with a way to make the process faster and less burdensome: an augmented-reality shelf-reading app that can scan an entire sh…

Augmented Reality and Geotagging in Japan
March 29, 2011

Key Takeaways Mobile technology offers the ability to combine immediate access to information and location through augmented reality and geotagging . Dickinson College st…

Place-Based Learning
March 15, 2011 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2011

Educational trends point to a growing need for flexible learning tools that support anyplace, anytime learning. Recent advances in mobile computing present potential avenues for addressing this. …

Augmented Reality and Wayfinding with Mobile Phones: A Practical Model for Implementation on Campus
February 22, 2011 | A session at the EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference 2011

This session will address the purpose, method, and outcomes of Kansas State University's development of PowerCat Enhanced, an augmented reality microapplication that merges a user's cell …

Augmented Reality in a 4G World: Applications for Higher Education
February 15, 2011 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2011

Sprint and Academic Technologies developers at the University of Notre Dame are partnering to explore how the latest 4G wireless technologies and open mobile development frameworks enable simple au…

2011 Horizon Report on Emerging Technologies Published
February 8, 2011

The 2011 Horizon Report , which was released today, spotlights six emerging technologies that are likely to have a significant impact on higher education in the next one to five years,…

2011 Horizon Report
February 8, 2011

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas o…

Learning through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality
January 18, 2011

This ECAR research bulletin illustrates and reports on a series of experiments with situated simulations that have been tested with students in real environments in Norway, Athens, and Rome over…