Hip to be square:QR Codes for LibrariesPresentation Transcript
Its Hip to be SquareKay CantwellEducation Officer : Digital LearningResourceLink, Brisbane Catholic Education QR Codes in the Library.
What is a QR Codeanyway? up to 4000 alpha-numeric characters - 12 Digits - read horizontally read horizontally and vertically
What do they do?Quick response access to: ●A short piece of text ●Website address ●Email address ●Phone numberAnything embedded online can be accessed inone click; images, videos, podcasts, maps...
What do you need?A device* with+ a camera+ an internet connection+ code reader software*device can be...a smartphone, iPod touch,iPad, laptop, desktop....
How do you create QRcodes?
How do you create QRcodes?
One useful tipOne website, two qr codes...http://www.amazon.com/Scan-Me- http://amzn.to/IK5NBnEverybodys-Guide-Magical/dp/0965900037/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1336095954&sr=8-1#reader_0965900037
URL shortener tools
Where did it begin? cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by cogdogblog: http://flickr. com/photos/cogdog/2911375031/
QR Codes & Pedagogy ● Accessible ● Self-directed / autonomous learners ● Gamification ● Simplicity ● Personalised ● Relevant ● ContextualisedDrawn from Smarter, simple, social: QR codes & beyond by Anne Bartlett-Bragg under a Creative CommonsLicense http://www.slideshare.net/AnneBB/smarter-simple-social-qr-codes-beyond
QR Codes in the Library:Augment reality - make your books interactive.
QR Codes in the LibraryEnhance and update textbooks or other titles
QR Codes in the LibrarySet up a QR Reader station for students tohear reviews by other students before theyselect. View the entire video here:
QR Codes in the Library Direct students and school staff to the library website/blog when promoting library/reading events around the school.
QR Codes in the LibraryBring outsiders inside; and use a QR codecreator that counts scans such as snap.vu tosee if it is being used... Read the post about this here:
QR Codes in the LibraryUse http://www.qrstuff.com/ to create colouredQR Codes to denote different types ofinformation or different sections in the library;e.g. green = fiction, red = non fiction
QR Codes in the LibraryCreate a virtual tour of the library
Remember to consider: □ Provide adequate time for users to □ Value adding for the customer scan □ Minimize the amount of data stored □ Assist users in finding a mobile in the barcode (shorten urls) barcode reader □ Track campaign scan analytics □ Tell users what happens upon scanning □ Place barcodes in scannable locations □ Provide a barcode back-up or alternative □ Test barcodes to ensure scannability □ Link to a smartphone-friendly destinationAdapted from at Mobile Tag Marketing by Angie Schottmuller http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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