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Presentation to the e-learning Teams in UK HEIs (West England). This presentation was virtual.

Presentation to the e-learning Teams in UK HEIs (West England). This presentation was virtual.

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    • 1. Introduction to QR Codes WEETHE Meeting 18 th March 2009 Andy Ramsden Head of e-Learning University of Bath eatbath-present andyramsden URL
    • 2. The aims
      • The intention is to answer the following questions;
      • What is a QR Code?
      • How might it be used in Teaching and Learning?
      • Can people currently access them with the technology in their back pockets?
      • But first … a little bit about you 
    • 3. what is a QR code? A QR Code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code) created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994. The "QR" is derived from "Quick Response", as the creator intended the code to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed. QR Codes are common in Japan where they are currently the most popular type of two dimensional codes.
      • An ever increasing number of tasks can be achieved using a QR code. The core ones are,
      • Link to web site
      • Send an sms to a phone
      • Transfer a phone number
      • Provide more text a QR Code effectively and efficiently connects the physical world with the electronic URL
    • 4. what is involved?
      • QR Code Generator
      • A task / activity which is appropriate for a small screen device
      • Camera phone
      • Good connectivity
      • QR Code Reader
      • Money
      On your phone 07781 489340
    • 5. a quick demo
    • 6. QR Codes in T&L URL
    • 7. QR Codes & ARS url url Would you like to know more about using voting technologies in your teaching? If yes, then visit our Audience Response System Blog. This contains exemplars, information about training and how to videos. See If you’d like to be able to scan these barcode on your phone then visit to find out more. Are you stuck? Need to know how to set this up? If yes, then visit our 30 second set up video. See
    • 8. QR Codes & IW poster
      • Contact details of the author(s)
      • name, email, phone number
      • To specific a post where people can leave and read comments
      • Link to project blog (web site)
      URL URL TXT Text comments about the poster display SMS URL
    • 9. are students aware of QR Codes?
      • Do you know what a QR Code is?
        • Yes: 13.8%
        • with 95% confidence interval, then 12.34% - 15.26% of total student population are aware of QR codes.
    • 10. have they accessed a QR Code?
      • Have you accessed a QR Code?
        • Yes: 2.2%
        • with 95% confidence interval, then 1.58% - 2.82% of total student population have accessed a QR code.
      • The most common action was
        • Web site – 33 responses
        • Read more text – 28 responses
        • Phone a number – 19 responses
        • Send a pre-written SMS – 12 responses?
    • 11. can they access them? 92% of respondents have camera phones … QR Code Readers: Kaywa, Quickmark, i-Nigma & SnapMaze
    • 12. How do you create a QR code for IW?
    • 13. thank you Andy Ramsden [email_address] eatbath-present andyramsden