Qr codes online webinar


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Qr codes online webinar

  1. 1. QR codes - What’s in it for you? 12th June 1.15 – 2.00 pm Lyn Lall, Phil Hardcastle (RSC East Midlands Advisors) Ian Hughes (Grantham College)www.rsc-em.ac.uk June 12, 2012 | slide 1 RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
  2. 2. Aims of this session To look at what QR codes are To show you how to scan them and how you can create them To share ways you could use them in teaching and learning, and business support processes June 12, 2012 | slide 2
  3. 3. Have you scanned a QR code before?A. YesB. NoC. What’s a QR code? 3
  4. 4. QR codes – what are they? Commoncraft explanation of QR codes June 12, 2012 | slide 4
  5. 5. How can I read QR codes with my phone? Anyone with a smartphone can scan and read QR code images with the click of a camera. By scanning the codes with a QR reader on a smartphone, you can then access images, websites and text linked to the QR code. Example QR code readers: – i-nigma, Neoreader, QRreader and QRafter. June 12, 2012 | slide 5
  6. 6. How do I scan them?• Firstly you need to download an app to your phone Quickmark QR Droid Red laserQRreader QR app Go to your phone’s marketplace and search for QR code scanner June 12, 2012 | slide 6
  7. 7. How do I scan them?• Step 1 - install your app June 12, 2012 | slide 7
  8. 8. How do I scan them?• Step 2 – Open the app June 12, 2012 | slide 8
  9. 9. How do I scan them?• Step 3 - point your camera and click June 12, 2012 | slide 9
  10. 10. How do I scan them?• Step 4 – Here are the details from that QR code June 12, 2012 | slide 10
  11. 11. Have you created a QR code before?A. YesB. NoC. I wouldn’t know where to start! 11
  12. 12. How do I create my own QR codes? QR codes can be created freely and easily using any number of QR code generators available on the internet. Each generator will create an image that you can download or print to use anywhere. There are a huge range of free QR code generators including Kaywa and QRafter. June 12, 2012 | slide 12
  13. 13. QR code generatorsLots to choose from... qrcode.kaywa.com (Good for the https://bitly.com/ basics) (Good for URL shortening and gathering qrstuff.com statistics) (Good for creating contact QR codes goo.gl (Vcard) and changing colour) (Good for URL shortening and http://unitaglive.com gathering statistics) (Good for adding logos and images) June 12, 2012 | slide 13
  14. 14. Kaywa4 1 2 3 qrcode.kaywa.com June 12, 2012 | slide 14
  15. 15. Make QR codes interesting - insert pictures and logoshttp://www.qrhacker.comhttp://www.qrstuff.com/ June 12, 2012 | slide 15
  16. 16. Where have you seen QR codes? June 12, 2012 | slide 16
  17. 17. QR codes at NHTA QR code treasure hunts where the group that wins gets a prize – e.g. in health and safety lessons to jazz them up and make them more fun. QR codes as part of a presentation – so half way through a power point there may be a group exercise using QR codes that breaks up the lesson and gets the learners moving around. Put QR codes on notice boards – spark curiosity QR codes within the salon for driving promotions for models. June 12, 2012 | slide 17
  18. 18. How you could use QR codes Classroom practitioners - attach QR codes to objects with links to websites including case studies, videos, YouTube links, quizzes and formative assessments; Create an induction activity for learners by posting QR codes around your organisation. Differentiation Formative assessment June 12, 2012 | slide 18
  19. 19. Augmented reality games(that’s treasure hunts really) http://classtools.net/QR/ June 12, 2012 | slide 20
  20. 20. Safeguarding and E&D ideas QR codes linking to anti-bullying sites for support for learners QR codes linked to telephone numbers of key contacts for safeguarding Equality and Diversity QR codes with links to activities, information Estate teams could use QR codes around a campus to help learners find their way around – attach a QR code on posters, notices, flyers and webpages and link to a location on a Google map to “get directions to here”. June 12, 2012 | slide 21
  21. 21. How can I use QR codes as a marketing tool? Use as a marketing tool on all your publicity information to link to additional organisational information June 12, 2012 | slide 22
  22. 22. How can I use QR codes with learners? QR notes - Link to  Qrvoice – talking QR web based content , codes text, image and social featuresCase studies and more links - QR codes in Libraries June 12, 2012 | slide 23
  23. 23. Put them on posters June 12, 2012 | slide 24
  24. 24. Just in time information June 12, 2012 | slide 25
  25. 25. Top tips for using QR codes Content first (what are you going to link to) Mobile friendly content The longer the URL the more complicated the QR code – Try shortening them with http://goo.gl/ or http://tinyurl.com/ Location, location, location What’s the point? – is there added value for the end user? 26
  26. 26. How will you use QR codes or how are you already using them? Use the chat pane to share what you are doing or intend to do with QR codes June 12, 2012 | slide 27
  27. 27. Further information and support InTouch article and links Moodle In Brief section Lynette.lall@rsc-em.ac.uk 01509 618116 07867 682879 E-fair 21st June East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham Next In Brief: 3rd July June 12, 2012 | slide 28