AR in Education Is Here: How We Use It To Elevate Learning - MedCerts

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Welcome to the exciting world of augmented reality (AR) and its transformative role in education. AR seamlessly blends the digital and physical realms, enriching learning experiences by overlaying virtual elements onto the real world. AR opens doors to immersive and interactive learning environments in the education sector, revolutionizing how students grasp complex concepts.

MedCerts, a pioneer in digital learning, harnesses the power of AR in education to create a dynamic learning journey. Our visionary approach leverages AR to bridge theoretical knowledge with practical application, enhancing engagement and retention. This advancement fosters skills and expertise in ways we could only dream of before. As technology propels us into the future, find out more about AR education applications and how we use them to usher in a new era of learning.

Elevating Learning Through Immersive Experiences

MedCerts has reimagined education by harnessing the power of AR to immerse students in captivating learning experiences. AR brings concepts to life, exploring subjects as if you were right there and reducing passive reading.

Imagine delving into the human body and navigating intricate anatomical structures through lifelike holograms. Whether you’re studying medicine, mechanics or any field, AR takes learning beyond textbooks.

Engaging Scenarios: Learning by Doing

Visualize immersing yourself in lifelike scenarios before physically entering them. With AR, you can learn skills in a virtual environment before using them in the real world. MedCerts crafts AR learning environments where you tackle challenges through engaging situations.

Medical students diagnose patients through virtual simulations, making critical decisions without harmful consequences. This active participation enhances understanding and nurtures problem-solving skills crucial for any profession.

Interactive Learning: 3D and AR Integration

MedCerts’ approach reaches new heights by integrating 3D and AR elements. Let’s say you’re an aspiring medical assistant. Instead of just reading about complicated procedures, you can now practice them virtually.

AR bridges theory and application. Visualize performing elaborate techniques and assembling medical equipment step by step, watching holographic guides lead the way. The learning becomes tangible, cementing knowledge through hands-on exploration.

Collaboration and Communication Amplified

Learning isn’t solitary, as it thrives on collaboration. MedCerts fosters teamwork by enabling students to interact in AR-enhanced spaces. Healthcare students collaborate and problem-solve in MedCerts’ revamped anatomy course. AR breaks barriers, connecting minds regardless of physical location.

The redesigned anatomy course has also integrated a dynamic blend of learning styles using the VARK method: visual, auditory, reading and kinesthetics. Here, you immerse yourself in visual explorations of anatomical structures, engage with auditory explanations, delve into in-depth readings and even participate in hands-on kinesthetic activities. The overall experience with MedCerts elevates your understanding and success in anatomy.

Gamifying Learning: Where Education Meets Fun

Learning becomes an adventure with MedCerts’ gamification elements. Earn rewards for mastering concepts, receive instant feedback on quizzes and tackle challenges that make education feel like a captivating game. This approach keeps you motivated, transforming education into an enjoyable journey of discovery.

Choose MedCerts

At MedCerts, we use AR in education to create dynamic, interactive and engaging learning environments in a world where learning is evolving. Innovating education through augmented reality, we offer immersive learning with lifelike internal body structures, interactive scenarios and collaborative spaces. Experience the future of education by joining MedCerts programs and embarking on a journey where knowledge comes alive.

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Written by Dana Janssen
Chief Product Officer

Dana has over twenty (20) years’ experience in Allied Healthcare and Education, and currently serves as the Chief Product Officer for MedCerts where he is responsible for product vision and strategy, research, and development.

Dana joined MedCerts upon its founding in 2009, and has led the research, development, and production of the entire catalog of programs that have helped MedCerts transform the distance learning landscape. Leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and innovative instructional design practices, Dana and his team have pioneered the development of the MedCerts 12 Elements of eLearning. Each MedCerts program contains a proprietary blend of these engaging, interactive, and entertaining elements that effectively accommodate learners of all types. Dana is deeply in-tune with the needs of today’s healthcare employers and is an expert in careers and certifications related to allied health.

Dana holds a Bachelor of Science in Education (BS) degree from Valparaiso University, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Davenport University. Dana is an avid sports fan and in his free time enjoys mountain biking, woodworking, knifemaking, and spending time with his family and pets.

Published on September 26, 2023


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