Waves of impact: Our AR Tech Boosts Student Engagement by 243%

Unleashing the Potential of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality allows us to seamlessly merge virtual content with the physical world, creating a captivating and interactive learning environment. Central to this initiative is our Ludenso Explore AR app, a powerful tool that enables students to delve into the world of interactive 3D models within the pages of their nursing textbooks. By simply hovering their device over AR-enhanced diagrams, students will unlock a mesmerizing experience as 3D animations spring to life, seemingly popping out from the page. Through our intuitive app, nursing students can manipulate, orient, and explore complex anatomical structures, ranging from a beating heart to segments of the brain and the optical nerve.

Enhancing Motivation and Understanding

Extensive research has demonstrated that 3D anatomy models have a profound impact on student motivation and comprehension of physiological functions and dimensions. Our innovative AR solution provides a visual and immersive learning tool that empowers students to grasp challenging concepts independently, transcending the boundaries of the traditional classroom. This newfound depth of understanding will undoubtedly enhance their overall nursing program experience.

Supporting Educators in Their Journey

Educators play a pivotal role in guiding students through their academic journey, but limited contact time often poses challenges when teaching complex subjects such as anatomy and physiology. Recognizing this, we have collaborated with Sage to offer high-quality, visual resources that support educators in effectively conveying the intricacies of the human body. By integrating augmented reality into the nursing curriculum, instructors can provide students with a comprehensive understanding of anatomical structures and their interrelationships.

Testimonials from the Field

To gain insight into the impact of this innovative educational approach, we spoke with Andrea Shepherd, co-author of Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice. Shepherd has already incorporated our AR technology in her own classroom, enriching her teaching methods. Reflecting on her experience, she noted,

"This has helped students visualize anatomical structures in a more realistic and detailed way, allowing them to better understand the relationships between different structures and their functions."

Reprensentatives from Sage publishing, the author and Ludenso outside of Ulster University
From the left: David Lin from Sage, Andrea Shepherd from Ulster University, and Ingrid F. Skrede from Ludenso (Photo: Ludenso)

We reached out to nursing students who have been utilizing the Ludenso Explore AR app as part of their anatomy education, and they have provided valuable feedback on their experience. On average, students reported using the app every second day, demonstrating its value as a regular learning tool. Here's a quote from one student that highlights the impact of the app:

"I had more of an understanding of the system that was being described to me by seeing it in a better form that I could move around

Looking Ahead

The partnership between us and Sage marks an exciting milestone in the integration of augmented reality in nursing education. As we continue to explore the potential of AR and its impact on the learning experience, we are committed to empowering students, educators, and institutions with the tools they need to thrive in an increasingly digital world. Together, we will unlock new dimensions of knowledge and transform the way anatomy and physiology are taught. Through this partnership, we are proud to contribute to the advancement of education and shape the future of learning through the exciting possibilities of augmented reality.

Are you a publisher and curious to give AR-enriched content a try?

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Bringing nursing textbook to life using augmented reality