Solak & Cakir

Exploring the Effect of Materials Designed with Augmented Reality on Language Learners’ Vocabulary Learning

Ekrem Solak, Amasya University, Amasya, Turkey
Recep Cakır, Amasya University, Amasya, Turkey

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the motivational level of the participants in a language classroom towards course materials designed in accordance with augmented reality technology and to identify the correlation between academic achievement and motivational level. 130 undergraduate students from a state-run university in Turkey participated in this study and Turkish version of Material Motivational Survey was used to determine the undergraduate students’ motivational level about the materials which were designed with AR technology to teach English words at the elementary level. The results of this study suggested that AR technology materials had positive impact on increasing undergraduate students’ motivation towards vocabulary learning in language classroom. This study also signified that a positive significant correlation was found between academic achievement and the motivation in the use of AR technology in language classroom.

Keywords:

AR technology, educational technology, augmented reality, learning vocabulary in English


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