QR codes in Education EducampWelly 2011 http://educampwelly.wikispaces.com/
QR?QR code is short for QuickResponse code. It is a two-dimensional code readableby dedicated QR barcodereaders and cameraphones. The code consistsof black modules arrangedin a square pattern on awhite background. Info
How to create the codes? • Many free online tools let you create QR code. They are typically quite straigthforward to use • The use of QR codes is free of any license. • ISO standard => all generators give equivalent results. Info
Fastest - Bitly, goo.glbitly -> add .qrcodegoo.gl -> add .qrat the end of the shortened URL to show theQR code. Tools
Basics - Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/• A short piece of text• Website address• Email address• Phone number Tools
Aim for simple codes• Aim for simple codes for low end phones • Avoid to put too much text in the code. Same url, without and • When linking to a with shortening resource, use a url shortener. Beware!
Be mindful of cost• Whenever the QR code links to online resources, this costs your students.➡ Run some awareness session with your students and staff. Beware!
Out of the classroom Field trips / Museum / Library Context
Scavenger huntThe use of QR codesthrough printed signs orstickers, will help provideclues, problems, additionaltext information and online
Add InformationThis QR code provides alink to a presentation onyou tube.
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Calendar linkCalendar link fora parents meeting
SMS promptSMS link to invite feedback onan initiative using a pre-written text message to yourSMS service.Subscription to a SMS newsalert. http://shkspr.mobi/blog/index.php/2011/05/charity- qr-codes-a-missed-opportunity/
Wiﬁ network loginOnly on Android.Credentials for logininto local wiﬁnetwork. http://skattertech.com/2011/01/quick-tip-use-a-qr-code-to-share-wiﬁ-passwords-with-android/
Emergency manualTelephone number whichtriggers your mobile phoneand allows you to quick callthe number.
Involve parentsProviding a QR code on thewindow may be a way tofacilitate conversation aboutthe school day. Allanah King Classroom window http://moturoa.blogspot.com/2010/10/qr-codes.html