Augmented reality and education

The same trends seem to keep appearing – new technology is first used by the entertainment / gaming industry (they have lots of money); then some businesses take ideas on board to keep ahead of their competitors; then education sees the potential and starts to consider how ideas in the new technology could be harnessed for learning. As far as I can see, the same thing has happened with AR. So what’s the difference between Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality?

This blog post has some useful ideas, as well as an info-graphic to visually explain the trends and ideas associated with AR:

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