About the Course
Welcome to AugmentED, an immersive and dynamic ERASMUS+ teacher training program designed to equip educators with the knowledge and skills to harness the power of augmented reality (AR) and artifical intelligence (AI) in the classroom. Through hands-on exploration of AR and AI apps, tools, and platforms, participants will discover innovative ways to enhance learning experiences and engage students in a whole new dimension. Join us on this transformative journey as we unlock the potential of AR and AI technology to create captivating and interactive educational solutions, while saving tons of time on preparation.
Augmented Reality (AR) is a transformative technology that overlays virtual information and digital content onto the real world, enhancing our perception and interaction with the environment. In the context of education, AR opens up exciting possibilities for creating immersive and engaging learning experiences that bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds.
Imagine students exploring the depths of the ocean, examining ancient artifacts, or even dissecting virtual organisms, all within the confines of their classroom. With AR, learners can interact with three-dimensional objects, visualizations, and simulations that appear right before their eyes, bringing abstract concepts to life and fostering a deeper understanding of complex subjects.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a revolutionary technology that replicates human intelligence in computers, offering new possibilities for educators and students alike. In the field of education, AI can empower teachers by automating administrative tasks, such as grading assignments and managing classroom schedules, allowing educators to focus more on teaching and mentoring students. With AI's assistance, educators can create more dynamic and adaptive lesson plans, enhancing the overall educational experience and improving students' learning outcomes.
Join us on this exciting journey as we dive into the world of AR and AI and equip yourself with the tools and strategies to create transformative learning experiences. Together, we will embrace the power of these technologies to unlock the imaginations of our students and open doors to endless possibilities in the modern classroom.
THIS COURSE IS PERFECT FOR
teachers of all levels (primary, secondary, VET, adult)
education professionals such as curriculum developers and teacher trainers, who wish to implement AR and AI tools in their educational settings
This course requires good overall digital skills, but it is inteded for beginners in AR and AI.
This course includes two cultural activities. You can also book additional cultural activities through our cultural package, which can be seen on our Destination pages.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
Examine the principles and benefits of augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) in education.
Use a variety of AR/AI apps, tools, and platforms to create captivating learning experiences.
Design and develop AR/AI models and activities to enhance curriculum content.
Foster creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through AR/AI-enabled activities.
Develop strategies to integrate AR/AI seamlessly into existing teaching practices.
DAY 1 - Monday
Course introduction, Objectives, Syllabus, Practicalities
Introduction to new technologies for education
Sharing experiences about the topic in collaborative group activities
CULTURAL ACTIVITY IN THE AFTERNOON: Get to know the city through a Treasure Hunt activity
DAY 2 - Tuesday
Introduction to augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) and their applications in education.
Exploring AR/AI apps and tools for various subject areas and grade levels.
Hands-on session: Creating simple AR models using user-friendly platforms.
DAY 3 - Wednesday
Understanding the pedagogical implications of AR and AI in enhancing learning experiences.
Exploring AR and AI in cross-curricular contexts and interdisciplinary projects.
Collaborative workshop: Developing teaching resources using AI
DAY 4 - Thursday
Evaluating and assessing student learning in AR-enhanced activities using AI.
Adapting and customizing existing AR and AI resources for different learning needs.
Practical session: Integrating AR and AI into lesson plans and instructional materials.
DAY 5 - Friday
Review and reflection on the course content and learning outcomes.
Showcasing and sharing participants' AR/AI projects.
Developing an action plan for implementing AR/AI in participants' own classrooms.
Certificate of Attendance
CULTURAL ACTIVITY: One more cultural activity that is included in the course price will be held on one of the days of the course. The exact time will be determined before the start of the course, taking into account the travel arrangements of participants. Visit the destination pages to see the details of these activities in each city.
Don't miss this opportunity to develop your digital skills. Register now to secure your spot on the course.
2024 COURSE DATES AND LOCATIONS
26.2. - 1.3. Zagreb - CONFIRMED
19.2. - 24.2. Osijek
18.3. - 23.3. Berlin
22.4. - 27.4. Amsterdam
8.7. - 13.7. Tenerife
Additonal dates to be announced.
We provide all the documentation you need for your mobility: Mobility Agreement, Registration Letter, Invoice, and Certificate of Attendance.
Participants are required to bring their own laptops.
On the last day of the course, a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to each participant who attends at least 80% of the course. If due to travel arrangements the participant cannot attend the last day of the course, the Certificate of Attendance can be awarded earlier.
Classes will take place every day from 9.00 am to 1 p.m. or from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. All the details will be provided to each participant over e-mail at least 1 week before the start of the course.
The course fee includes 2 cultural activities, with the option to book additional cultural activities through our CULTURE PACK (information available on destination pages).
400 EUR per participant (eligible for full Erasmus+ funding, or any other lifelong learning/professional development grant)