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What are QR Codes? How do they work? How do you make a QR Code? How to use QR Codes to support learning? Pro & Con
What WhatQRQR Code ? is a is Code?Bar Code QR Code MS Tag Open Source Proprietary
A QR Code is a matrix code(or two-dimensional barcode) created by Japanesecorporation Denso-Wave in1994.The "QR" is derived from"Quick Response", as thecreator intended the code toallow its contents to bedecoded at high speed.QR Codes are common inJapan where they arecurrently the most populartype of two dimensionalcodes.
How does it work? You need a Smartphone ◦ Android, iPhone, Blackberry ◦ With a camera (auto focus) ◦ And a data plan ;) You need a QR Reader App You need a QR Code
How does it work? The Nuts and Bolts of #QR Codes David Hopkins Bournemouth University
QR CodeThe BIT.LY address for a blog The whole address of a website More information you create, more complicated the QR code
QR Readers Barcode Scanner KAYWA Reader Barcodes Nokia Reader BeeTagg Lynkee Reader i-nigma UpCode NeoReader QuickMark QR App SnapMaze QR Scanner MobileTag ScanLife QRReader www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-software/
QR Input Options Website URL Event (VCALENDAR) Telephone Number Google Maps SMS Message Location Wifi Login (Android Only) Email Address Social Media Email Message iTunes Link Contact Details (VCARD) YouTube Video www.qrstuff.com
QR Code StructureQR Structure
Make it PRETTY !!http://rasoftwarefactory.com/qr-generator/
Make it PRETTY !! http://qrcode.kaywa.com/Rule of thumb is that you lead people to a mobile site when they are using QR codes
QR Code is FREE*Sand *Sugar Cube * It could be built using any material
Practical Uses : ZXing
Use of QR to support learning Adding QR codes to Word documents for students to check their answers. (Module : Activity & Lesson) ◦ Put a QR code at the end of a slide presentation with the URL for accessing the slide show to a knowledge-check quiz on the content.
Use of QR to support learning Use QR codes to vote using twittertools. Create a QR code for every voting command
Voting Command – session feedbackWould you recommend this? Yes No No need to type any messages, just scan and vote. The vote would be send as an SMS to an pre-set number in the QR code and would be accumulated.
Use of QR to support learning QR Codes to enhance/extend information in books & printed material. ◦ Print a QR Code on a sticker and place in a text book at the relevant point. ◦QR Code for QR Movie Learners can scan the QR Code – would be taken to related material, for example a video, web page or source of further information.QR Code for presentation
Around the World in 80 Days with 2D codes by Ubimark books http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE 5Ch4NnVu0
Computer Hardware & SoftwareTips : How to TroubleshootLaptop ScreensLearn to Assemble, Build a PC
E.g. Periodic Table
Use of QR to support learning Easter Egg Scavenger. ◦ Create an "easter egg/scavenger hunt". The students must seek out the QR codes that are posted in a given area. ◦ Use the codes to go to information to answer a question and/or find a clue. ◦ Using adaptive release, allow access to a fun website via a QR code after learning is done.
Use of QR to support learning Add QR codes that lead to book trailers to the backs of reference books. Add QR codes on every research assignment to subscription databases and reputable starting points, tied to course content.
Pro Dynamic Presentations – learner interaction, engagement, discussion Clever textbooks - bringing the classroom out of the classroom
Con Access to networks and hardware - potential cost to students Not for those timid with technology use
Additional Resources : Library The Daring Librarian Gwyneth Jones
CLOUD ComputingCloud computing is a model for enablingconvenient, on-demand network access to ashared pool of configurable computingresources that can be rapidly provisioned andreleased with minimal management effort orservice provider interaction (Mell &Grance, 2009). E.g. Google Apps, Evernote, Wikispaces