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augmented reality educational setting promising roles review

The Promising Roles of Augmented Reality in Educational Setting: A Review of the Literature

Tri Yuliono , Sarwanto , Peduk Rintayati

This present study imparts a literature review focusing on Augmented Reality (AR) in the field of education. The writers reviewed the published manusc.


This present study imparts a literature review focusing on Augmented Reality (AR) in the field of education. The writers reviewed the published manuscripts by centering on types of manuscripts, research designs, types of participants, and the promising roles of AR in educational setting. A total number of 18 articles were thoroughly analyzed. The results showed a diverse type of manuscripts published in the journal databases including research articles, reviews, technical notes, features, and news. Types of research designs also varied such as Research and Development, Experimental, Content Analysis, Exploratory, Action Research, Descriptive Study, Survey, Mixed Method, and Design-Based Research. Types of participants embraced a diverse range of participants including university students, primary students, secondary students, teachers, and children with special needs. The most prominent role of AR was that it improved students’ knowledge and understanding of the materials. Current gaps in AR-related studies in educational setting are recognized, and several recommendations for conducting upcoming studies are proposed.

Keywords: Augmented reality, educational setting, promising roles, review

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