Research Article
Analyzing the Views of Pre-Service Teachers on the Use of Augmented Reality Applications in Education

Mutlu Uygur , Tugba Yanpar Yelken, Cenk Akay

APA 6th edition
Uygur, M., Yelken, T.Y., & Akay, C. (2018). Analyzing the Views of Pre-Service Teachers on the Use of Augmented Reality Applications in Education. European Journal of Educational Research, 7(4), 849-860. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.849

Uygur M., Yelken T.Y., and Akay C. 2018 'Analyzing the Views of Pre-Service Teachers on the Use of Augmented Reality Applications in Education', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 849-860. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Uygur, Mutlu , Yelken, Tugba Yanpar and Akay, Cenk . "Analyzing the Views of Pre-Service Teachers on the Use of Augmented Reality Applications in Education". (2018)European Journal of Educational Research 7, no. 4(2018): 849-860. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.849


It was aimed in this study to determine the teacher candidates' views on the augmented reality applications in education. It is a descriptive study to identify the present situation. Survey model, one of the quantitative research methods, was used in the research. The sample group of the study is comprised of 220 teacher candidates who are studying in the 2nd Grade of 8 departments in Mersin University Faculty of Education. Consisting of 4 sections, 22 items and an open-ended question, a questionnaire was used as a data collection tool in the study to determine the views of teacher candidates about the augmented reality applications in education. The findings obtained from the analysis of the data were shown in frequency and percentage. Qualitative findings obtained from the open-ended question were classified into codes and themes through content analysis method, and frequency and percentages of codes were given. It was found in the study that the teacher candidates did not know well enough about the augmented reality applications and that those who knew them found these applications very entertaining, motivating and facilitating learning, and were also of the same mind to use them widely in education.

Keywords: Augmented reality, technology, digital generation, teacher candidates


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