Augmented Reality in the Classroom


Amy Gerlach and Carter Gerlach

  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Enroll at any time.
  • You can complete your courses as fast as necessary but generally completion is within 4 to 5 months.
  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree if registering for credit.

This two credit graduate professional development course explores the expanding world of Augmented Reality (AR) through the use of Web based tools that K-12 teachers add to their individual classroom curriculum.  All the AR tools are free, user friendly and easy to implement.   The online format features 5 lessons in which the instructor can differentiate the instruction to meet the participant’s level of computer and online expertise and grade level.   All facets of the course focus on best practice instruction and research based approaches to teaching.  All levels of technology experience are encouraged to take this course.

Course Purpose

The purpose of the online course is for participants to gain knowledge in Augmented Reality aligned to best practices.  Participants have teacher-friendly resources that directly link to specific resources.   The web-based tools will enhance student engagement for the 21st Century classroom.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

  • Demonstrate experience with Augmented Reality based resources.
  • Develop an understanding of the components of Augmented Reality.
  • Create an Augmented Reality which enhances a classroom activity.
  • Analyze how the AR improved the activity.
  • Ability to modify and improve lesson based on analysis.

What you will need

  • A personal computer
  • Android or iOS devise

What is provided in the course kit

  • All the resources needed to complete the course


Online Graduate Professional Development & Continuing Education Credit Courses for Teachers

Cancellation Policy:

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail CEA at to request to cancel your completed registration.