Enhancing Multimodal Literacies with Augmented Reality


Lynde Tan & Alice Chik

5 Hours

Online unmoderated course

A Teacher's Guide to Enhancing Multimodal Literacies with Augmented Reality.

course supports teachers in beginning their journey in enhancing students' multimodal literacies with AR.

  • Module 1: What is AR and why is it important? - introduces you to the characteristics of AR.
  • Module 2: Which AR apps are suitable and how to evaluate them? enables you to explore AR apps and evaluate their benefits.
  • Module 3: Using the Pedagogical Framework to integrate AR for multimodal literacies teaching - employs this framework to develop students' multimodal literacies.
  • Module 4: Have a go! - learn to develop a unit of work that integrates AR for multimodal literacies teaching.

Why participate?

  • Understand and describe the characteristics of augmented reality (AR) and its educational potential.
  • Learn to evaluate AR apps for their educational potential.
  • Learn to explain the effective use of AR apps using the recommended pedagogical framework; and 
  • Learn to use a range of AR apps to develop students' multimodal literacies.

Who should participate?

  • Teachers - Years F-6
  • School leaders

What else do I need to know?

This course is designed as a companion professional development resource for the shortlisted PETAA text, Between worlds: Extending students' multimodal literacy practices with augmented reality (AR). This text is required reading for this course. 

How does it work?

  • Individuals: upon registration individuals will be sent a link to access the PL on our online learning platform.
  • Whole schools: One staff member must register on behalf of their school. They can choose to have a single link to view this together or can email us the names and email addresses of teachers they wish to enrol. 


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Completing this workshop will contribute 5 hours (NSW - Elective PL) of online Professional Learning addressing 1.1.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

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