Dr. Gabriela Kiryakova, Assoc. Prof.
Trakia University – Stara Zagora (Bulgaria)
Abstract. The introduction of digital technologies into education changes the medium and tools used to achieve the learning objectives. Traditional textbooks have to be adapted to suit to the needs and characteristics of the digital generation learners. Textbooks, combined with innovative technologies, are becoming a modern way for knowledge transfer. They engage learners and bring them new sensations and opportunities to interact with the content. The current paper presents the essence and benefits of augmented textbooks in education. An augmented textbook is presented as an example of effective use of modern technologies, combined with traditional training tools.
Keywords: augmented textbooks; interactive books; augmented reality; digital learners
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