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  • 3D VIZUALISATION

    Erasmus+ project
    for Learning in the Classroom With Mobile Phone Devices

    The training in London takes place at Joanna Pinewood Education from 24 - 29 January 2016.

    Training
    3D VIZUALISATION for Learning in the Classroom with Mobile Phone Devices.

    Learning goal

    Trainers and staff are enabled to provide educational services with mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets using 3D tools and applications

    Qualification
    Unit 1: The learner is able to name major tools for trainers to develop 3D application at a beginners level
    Unit 2: The learner is able to use 3D and 4D applications for teaching with mobile devices in the classroom

    Outdoor workshop highlighs

    The British Museum was visited on 24 January 2016 in order to look at digital technologies available, learn about the beginning of writing and much more.

    Visits to the Merton Home Tutoring service lead to exchange about practice in teaching female migrants English.

    JPE Dropin Clinic at RMI London Hostel took place on 27 January 2016. Krzys teaches English to foreigners in London. One of the students explained to the others in the class how she uses her smart phone for language learning. We filmed it as well.

    Fablab London Friday Open Day was visited by Francesca Fenz and Andrea Fenz on 29 January 2016 to learn more about 3D Printing.

    • 3D Learning Resources

      This section will give you links to useful 3D and 4D Learning Resources.

      Augmented Realty Apps (examples)

      Anatomy 4Dhttp://anatomy4d.daqri.com/ (anatomy app)

      Elements 4Dhttp://elements4d.daqri.com/ (chemisty app)

      Zap Workshttps://zap.works/ (create your own AR experience)

      Chromvillehttps://chromville.com/ (science AR app and more)

      Metaverse: https://gometa.io (create your own AR experience)

      Pokemon Gohttps://www.pokemongo.com/ (popular AR based game)

      zSpacehttps://zspace.com/ (dedicated AR/VR workstations for education – we wrote about zSpace here)


      Here are 9 cool AR apps you may want to try in your classroom:

      AR Flashcards – Alphabet (Free): App to help students learn the alphabet

      AR Flashcards – Shapes & Colors (Free): App to help students learn colors and shapes.

      Chromville (Free): Educational app using the eight multiple intelligences. Students color their characters and then they come to life with the Visual Arts app.

      Barcy (Free): From the creators of Chromville comes Barcy, an AR app that explores water life and the water use.

      Chromville Science ($4.99): Chromville Science joins art, technology, science and the eight Multiple Intelligences, promoting the development of kid’s creativity and their motivation for the learning process according to their needs and preferences.

      Elements 4D (Free): AR Chemistry app that brings the elements to life. It includes lesson plans for all levels: elementary, intermediate, and high school.

      Anatomy 4D (Free): Bring the human body to life with this AR app. Have students learn about the different systems and human anatomy with this app.

      Arloon Geometry ($2.99): An amazing way to learn geometry! This app features 3D models with AR for most geometric shapes. By directly interacting with the figures, your students will improve their spatial visualization.

      Arloon Mental Math ($2.99): Fun way for students to practice addition and subtraction without using paper.

      Among the apps that can be used for teaching, we find e.g. Chromville, Daqri Studio, Octagon Studio, Quiver, STAR Augmented Reality Worksheets, Popular Toys, AugThat and Fetch Lunch.

      Augmented Reality Apps:

      • Octagon Studio's 4D Playing Cards: Apps to help students to learn the alphabet with animals
      • AR Flashcards - Alphabet
      • AR Flashcards - Shapes & Colors
      • Chemistry - Bring this set of wooden blocks to life through augmented reality with the Elements 4D app.
      • Arloon apps for teachers - Arloon Geometry, Anatomy, Chemistry, Mental Math, Plants, Solar System

      Here are links where you can find more information about apps:

      iPads in the Classroom http://www.ipads4teaching.net/ipads-in-the-classroom.html

      Project Ignite brings MAKING to the Classroom.
      Autodesk Project Ignite https://projectignite.autodesk.com/
      Teach hands-on projects integrated with Tinkercad and Circuits, the Web’s most popular, easy-to-use online apps for makers.

      AR Apps that can be used for classroom teaching

      Some of the best Augmented Reality apps which can be used for enhancing learning experience include Daqri Studio, Chromville, QuiverAugtThat - Augmented Reality for Education, Fetch Lunch.


      • Site Modeling in SketchUp using Google Earth and Maps

        You can download a trial version from the Sketchup Website for one month. Please mind the conditions. There are also students and educators licenses.

        Here are some useful links:

        TUTORIAL - SketchUp Video Tutorials for beginners

        LIBRARY - The 3D Warehouse is the world’s biggest library of free 3D models. And anyone can use 3D Warehouse to store and share models.

        TEXT EDITING -

        GOING MOBILE - SketchUp Mobile Viewer to orbit, explore, and present your 3D models on iOS and Android devices.

        GOOGLE EARTH and GOOGLE MAPS -
        This video describes an architectural workflow for using SketchUp to build a digital site model with context buildings, aerial imagery, and 3D terrain. It covers the following:

        1) Scouting the site using Google Earth and Google Maps (starting at 00:35)
        2) Bringing a geo-snapshot of your site into SketchUp (starting at 05:20)
        3) Importing existing 3D buildings (starting at 07:30)
        4) Modeling missing buildings from scratch (starting at 10:00)
        5) Making massing model versions of the photo-textured buildings (starting at 16:30)
        6) Tracing roads from the aerial photo (starting at 23:47)
        7) Working with a site that isn't flat (starting at 34:17)
        8) Creating a new ground plane and street name labels (starting at 42:05)
        9) Creating utility scenes to show different versions of the model (starting at 50:23)
        • 2D 3D 4D Design Tools and Services

          Here is a list of 3D computer graphics software: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_3D_computer_graphics_software

          20 free 3D modeling software (Blog)

          3DTin is a allows to place some basic models like cubes of different colors on top of each other (works with your browser, no software download).

          Design Something is an application for 3D modeling which works with Chrome and Firefox browser. You can build 3D model using pre-defined shapes (works with your browser, no software download).

          PublishYourDesign is 3D design in the cloud. It also includes a Lego builder.

          We have chosen SketchUp: You can download a trial version from the Sketchup Website for one month. Please mind the conditions. There are also students and educators licenses.

          TUTORIAL - SketchUp Video Tutorials for beginners

          LIBRARY - The 3D Warehouse is the world’s biggest library of free 3D models. And anyone can use 3D Warehouse to store and share models.

          TEXT EDITING -

          GOING MOBILE - SketchUp Mobile Viewer to orbit, explore, and present your 3D models on iOS and Android devices.


          Augment is a mobile app available on iPad, iPhone and Android Devices that lets you visualize 3D products in your real environment, in real size and in real-time.

          Augment Video Tutorial


        • Tools to Create Videos and Animations

          This section gives information about tools to produce videos and animations.

          Unity Tutorials


        • Scanning Objects

          Link to tools

          - Vuforia Developer Library

        • Make your Site Mobile-friendly with Google

          Link to the Google Developers site.

          Here is an example from Google 'Make your Site Mobile-friendly'.

          Take the Mobile-Friendly Test to see if pages on your site are already mobile-friendly.

          • How to Visualise 3D Products

            Augment

            Augment is a mobile app available on iPad, iPhone and Android Devices that lets you visualize 3D products in your real environment, in real size and in real-time.

            Augment

            Augment Video Tutorial

            AR media AR Plugin for Sketchup


            Vuforia

            Vuforia Studio Enterprise is a new solution for building and publishing AR experiences in the enterprise. Designed for content creators, Vuforia Studio does not require programming skills. Content creators can build experiences in just minutes, and can take advantage of existing 3D assets created with leading CAD tools.


            AR-media

            AR media offers different AR Plugins for different content creation software:.Trimble SketchUp, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, Vectorworks, Scia Engineer

            For end users
            : Based on the AR-media™ Augmented Reality Platform, the line of products that goes under the name "AR-media Plugin" (or ARplugin) is especially targeted to enhance third party software with Augmented Reality functionalities.The software provides digital designers with a variety of easy-to-use tools that serve the purpose of creating compelling Augmented Reality projects with a click.

            For developers:They develop powerful computer vision algorithms to recognize and track real world 3D objects in real time on different platforms. By using our technology you will be able to create advanced applications and systems that scale in different applicative domains. ARmedia 3D SDK is a software development kit based on a 3D model tracking approach. It does not just recognize planar images but also complex 3D objects independently of their size and geometry.

            Apps: Inglobe Technologies develops mobile applications on different platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows. Besides offering consulting services and helping other companies to create professional Apps, the company also develops its own applications.

            Aurasma

            Aurasma is a free app which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play onto iPhones and iPads, and Android phones and tablets version 4.0 and above.

            Guidance for teachers and other educators getting started with Aurasma

            3D Overlay Specifications
            Video Overlay Specifications
            Adding Overlays and Overlay Actions to your Aura

            3D Printing

            Model library 

            • Intellectual Property Rights - Creative Commons CC

              Intellectual Property Rights - Creative Commons

              • Nennung des Urhebers,
              • Nennung des Titels, wenn vorhanden,
              • Nennung der Lizenz genannt und Verlinkung auf diese.

              Hilfreich bei der Nutzung von Wikipedia-Bildern ist der Lizenzhinweisgenerator.



              One of the many sites to create QR Markers http://www.qrstuff.com/

              Here is an example how Arloon uses the markers    http://www.arloon.com/en/augmented-reality/

              Zapworks from London


              • Visual

                Verbal to Visual (very good if you would like to learn to visualise yourself!!!)

                Pictochart (commercial)  

                • Let's Do it Creatively

                  The Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Project aims to promote ‘enjoyment in learning’, with a focus on the generation and sharing of innovative and creative approaches to adult learning. It gives adult education practitioners an opportunity for professional development.

                • European Project

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                  This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.