2 dimensional bar codes that contain alphanumeric text that are decoded at high speed by the use of a QR Code Scanner downloaded onto a Smartphone or Tablet deviceThe camera, along with decoding software is used to capture a picture of the QR-Code, then the QR-Code software decoder transforms the data held with the QR-Code to a meaningful action for the mobile deviceRepresents con
Equates to concept of flat map to the globeIf up to 30% of the image is tainted or torn, the QR code can still be read, leaving room for artistic enhancements to their visual design
Invented by the Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing processWhile previously being confined to the manufacturing industry for uses such as commercial tracking, logistics, inventory control, QR codes are now being found in broader applications due to the increasing use of mobile phones and 3G or higher networks, now most people have a “barcode” scanner in their back pocket
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Create a survey using Google Forms. Print multiple codes (one for each choice in the survey) and then use it to poll the class in anonymous surveys. You'll be able to see immediately how many times a particular code was scanned.Print QR codes that point to your classroom homework/events calendar. Have students attach them to their agendas or daily planners .Create QR codes that link to supplemental materials and add them to the teacher edition of textbooks. This way valuable resources don't get lost in endless network folders on a forgotten flash drive.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ad for their recent Picasso exhibit used QR codes in their ad to attract patrons.Families attending HMC's Family Weekend 2012 participated in a scavenger hunt called the "Mudd pi Hunt". Using their smart phones, participants scanned QR codes that opened videos revealing the next clue. The Mudd pi Hunt gave them a short tour of campus, as they walked from clue to clue, and ended up in a campus location where everyone enjoyed mud pie.
Contra Costa County Library in Pleasant Hill, CA “Snap-N-Go” Mobile Library ProjectNumerous awards for this project funded by an innovation grantScanning the QR code on their contact page helps people use their text (SMS) reference service. Snap the code with your smartphone and it creates a new text message which also prefills the telephone number so all you do is type your question and press send. A librarian responds within 10 minutes during business hours.Download audio books by scanning a QR code advertised on one of the regional transit busses and enjoy a book on the go!They tagged very popular books with a QR code that leads you to other books you might like to read. Other libraries:When you search for books on the library web site, a QR code will appear on the detailed information page for each book. If you scan that code it will instantly give you the location of that book on the shelves, so you don't need to write down the call number!!QR Code games that teach participants how to use the libraryQR Codes on jackets of award winning books leading patrons to the online book trailers
QR Codes: Linking Us to Today's Mobile Technology
Linking Us to Today’s Mobile TechnologyPresenters:Lisa J. FedyShilo E. Henriques
Quick Response Code 2 Dimensional Bar Code Mobile Device with camera and software requiredwww.mobile-barcodes.com/about-qr-codes/
2-D Contains up to 7,089 characters Readable from any direction in 1-D 360◦ Contains 20 digits Contains the same amount of Readable L to R only data in 1/10th of the space High error-correction rate www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/qrfeature-e.html, Borko-Fuhrt (2011) Handbook of Augmented Reality, Springer, p341.
Invented in 1994 in Japan by Denso- Wave Europe, US & Canadawww.educause.edu/eli, Borko-Fuhrt (2011) Handbook of Augmented Reality, Springer, p341
QR codes support experiential learning Lecture podcasts Tutorials Instant feedback (e.g. quizzes, surveys or polls) Instructional video or manual (e.g. how to operate lab equipment) Answer keys to study guides Syllabus Contact information/Office hours & location Homework/events calendar Supplemental material http://www.classroominthecloud.net/2011/06/10-ways-to-use-qr-codes-in-classroom.html
http://cit.duke.edu/2010/11/educational-uses- of-qr-codes/ http://www.classroominthecloud.net/2011/06/1 0-ways-to-use-qr-codes-in-classroom.html http://edtechtoolbox.blogspot.com/2011/07/40 -interesting-ways-to-use-qr-codes-in.html http://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/technolo gy/qr-codes-in-the-classroom-qrcode/ http://blog.noellevitz.com/2010/11/24/7-ways- higher-education-qr-codes-connect-current- prospective-students/ http://gurulibrarian.wordpress.com/2011/06/29 /qr-codes-my-library/ Bethany Pierce & Ellen Dubinsky (2011), QR Codes on Campus
QR Code Readers QR Code Generators Barcode Scanner (Android) ZXing QR Droid (Android) Kaywa QR Reader (iPhone) Qurify QR Scanner (iPhone) Mobile-Barcodes i-nigma (Windows Mobile) QR Stuff QR Code Scanner Pro SnapVu (Blackberry) Dubinsky & Pierce (2011). QR Codes on Campus.
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