Enhancing Multimodal Literacies with Augmented Reality


Lynde Tan & Alice Chik

5 Hours

Online unmoderated course


course supports teachers in beginning their journey in enhancing students' multimodal literacies with AR.

  • Module 1: What is AR and why is it important? - introduces you to the characteristics of AR.
  • Module 2: Which AR apps are suitable and how to evaluate them? enables you to explore AR apps and evaluate their benefits.
  • Module 3: Using the Pedagogical Framework to integrate AR for multimodal literacies teaching - employs this framework to develop students' multimodal literacies.
  • Module 4: Have a go! - learn to develop a unit of work that integrates AR for multimodal literacies teaching.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand and describe the characteristics of augmented reality (AR) and its educational potential
  • Learn to evaluate AR apps for their educational potential
  • Learn to explain the effective use of AR apps using the recommended pedagogical framework
  • Learn to use a range of AR apps to develop students' multimodal literacies

Who should participate?

  • Teachers F-6
  • Digital technologies teachers

What else do I need to know?

This course is designed as a companion professional development resource for the shortlisted PETAA text, Between worlds: Extending students' multimodal literacy practices with augmented reality (AR). This text is required reading for this course. This course is self-paced and unmoderated. All participants have access to materials for 365 days from the date they register.  

How does it work?

  • Individuals: upon registration individuals will be sent a link to access the PL on our online learning platform.
  • Group booking: Schools interested in making a group booking should email us the number of teachers they wish to enrol in order to receive a quote.


Cost of participation




PL Subscription School Member
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Completing this workshop will contribute 5 hours (NSW - Elective PL) of online Professional Learning addressing 1.1.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

 Required companion text


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