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Cracking the QR Code
Introductions          Nancy                  VP, Learning                  ServicesKristen                               ...
Today’s Agenda• Welcome   – What are QR codes?   – How are they used?• Let’s Play   – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lun...
What Are QR Codes?• Quick Response (QR) Code is a square matrix  barcode.  – Quick to read with scanners.  – Can store mor...
How Are They Used?
…And in LearningGoal:Recognize the many resources the CentralLibrary offers its patrons.
Today’s Agenda• Welcome   – What are QR codes?   – How are they used?• Let’s Play   – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lun...
How to Play• Work with your partner to complete the quiz.• Solve the clue and find the same color clue at the next  stop.•...
Today’s Agenda• Welcome   – What are QR codes?   – How are they used?• Let’s Play   – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lun...
Congratulations!
Goal       Learning Goal                     Game Goal• Recognize the many              • Locate all clues and  resources ...
ObjectivesLearning Objectives       Game Objectives•Identify common         •Review common library resources.       librar...
Case Study of Success• Used in new product training to identify  circumstances in which to use the product.• Learners had ...
Your TurnWhich of these books are Newberry award winners?• Your table group will receive a deck of cards.• Sort them into ...
The Winners Are…
How Else Can We UseQR Codes in Training?
Some Thoughts…• The US Army uses codes – users scan the code on  equipment and are taken to how-to videos and  manuals.• T...
When It Just Doesn’t Work…
Better Examples                               BBC   Red Cross                                     Macy’sLA Convention Center
What Do You Want To Make?• Decide what you need:  Website – may want to use bit.ly  Video  Social Networking site  Tex...
How Do You Make a Code?            • Create the content              (text, website, etc.)            • Copy the content  ...
Questions?
Have a Great Day!
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On February 28th 2012, Bottom-Line Performance hosted "Cracking the QR Code," an interactive scavenger hunt exploring Central Library in Indianapolis. Participants learned the basics of QR Codes as well as how they can be used for all kinds of training.

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  1. 1. Cracking the QR Code
  2. 2. Introductions Nancy VP, Learning ServicesKristen Who are you? Sr. Learning Designer
  3. 3. Today’s Agenda• Welcome – What are QR codes? – How are they used?• Let’s Play – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lunch• Tactical Talk – Game debrief – How can QR codes be used in training? – Case study in success – Create your own codes
  4. 4. What Are QR Codes?• Quick Response (QR) Code is a square matrix barcode. – Quick to read with scanners. – Can store more data than a traditional UPC barcode. – Can store many types of data: • Text • Graphics • Websites • Numbers • Contact information • And on and on and on…
  5. 5. How Are They Used?
  6. 6. …And in LearningGoal:Recognize the many resources the CentralLibrary offers its patrons.
  7. 7. Today’s Agenda• Welcome – What are QR codes? – How are they used?• Let’s Play – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lunch• Tactical Talk – Game debrief – How can QR codes be used in training? – Case study in success – Create your own codes
  8. 8. How to Play• Work with your partner to complete the quiz.• Solve the clue and find the same color clue at the next stop.• Make sure you have the right number clue – there are 11.• Follow each clue to the next, until you reach the final destination.• Retrieve the trophy or certificate to win. If you need help, ask the BLPer on each floor for assistance.
  9. 9. Today’s Agenda• Welcome – What are QR codes? – How are they used?• Let’s Play – The Search for the Perfect Book• Lunch• Tactical Talk – Game debrief – How can QR codes be used in training? – Case study in success – Create your own codes
  10. 10. Congratulations!
  11. 11. Goal Learning Goal Game Goal• Recognize the many • Locate all clues and resources a library offers. assemble them to win the scavenger hunt.
  12. 12. ObjectivesLearning Objectives Game Objectives•Identify common •Review common library resources. library resources,•Determine which collections, and resource to use in a programs. given situation. •Discover the best•Use library resources resource that to select material. matches a given need. •Combine resources to select the right library material.
  13. 13. Case Study of Success• Used in new product training to identify circumstances in which to use the product.• Learners had to sort cards into circumstances when the product should be used versus circumstances when it was not the best choice.
  14. 14. Your TurnWhich of these books are Newberry award winners?• Your table group will receive a deck of cards.• Sort them into two piles: Have a question? – Books that are Newberry winners. – Books that are not. Scan the QR code on the back of the card to see a list award-winning titles.
  15. 15. The Winners Are…
  16. 16. How Else Can We UseQR Codes in Training?
  17. 17. Some Thoughts…• The US Army uses codes – users scan the code on equipment and are taken to how-to videos and manuals.• The NYPL created a game with codes that lets users review artifacts and build a story together.• Alternate reality games at conferences use codes to disseminate clues to players.
  18. 18. When It Just Doesn’t Work…
  19. 19. Better Examples BBC Red Cross Macy’sLA Convention Center
  20. 20. What Do You Want To Make?• Decide what you need: Website – may want to use bit.ly Video Social Networking site Text Audio files Contact info (Vcard) Calendar invite Text message ...
  21. 21. How Do You Make a Code? • Create the content (text, website, etc.) • Copy the content into the QR generator: – QRstuff.com – QRcode.kaywa.com – goQR.me
  22. 22. Questions?
  23. 23. Have a Great Day!
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