Title: Examination of educational situations related to augmented reality in art education

Authors: Fatma Miralay

Addresses: Near East University, Near East Boulevard, 99138 Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Abstract: Augmented reality applications, which have gained popularity in recent years, help to benefit students in the field of education to actualise their potential. As technology changes on a daily basis, it becomes a necessity to ensure that art education keeps up-to-date against these challenges. This research aimed at using the 'Aurasma' program based on expressionism and impressionism is to be applied on art course curricula in K4-K5 grades of Northern Cyprus schools. Mixed methodology was used in the study. An interview form and mini-questionnaire set was applied. According to the results obtained from the research, it can be said that the use of 'mobile augmented reality' and 'Aurasma' application in the art class benefits the students. Aurasma application also shows students motivation increased in the classroom. They had fun while learning in the class, and the application provided a flexible learning environment and benefited for student studies.

Keywords: art education; Aurasma; augmented reality; educational programs; Northern Cyprus.

DOI: 10.1504/IJART.2022.125624

International Journal of Arts and Technology, 2022 Vol.14 No.2, pp.141 - 157

Received: 07 Feb 2022
Accepted: 11 Apr 2022

Published online: 17 Sep 2022 *

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