RSC VLE Bedford 4 3-11

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QR Code and GPS Learning Activities Presentation at Bedford College for the RSC VLE Forum.

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RSC VLE Bedford 4 3-11

  1. 1. iAaronBurrellLocation Aware Learning Activities RSC Eastern VLE Forum Bedford College 4th March, 2011 Aaron Burrell Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology University Campus Suffolk 04/03/2011 Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  2. 2. QR Codes Who has scanned a code? Who has created a code?Thank you to David Hopkins (@hopkinsdavid) for the use of the image 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  3. 3. What is a QR Code Quick Response Code ◦ 2 dimensional bar code ◦ Created by Denso-Wave in 1994  Originally used for stock control in large factories (car parts) Can contain ◦ 7,089 numeric characters ◦ 4,296 alphanumeric characters ◦ Ideal for  URLs, Text, Phone Numbers, Contact Details, SMS, Geolocation 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  4. 4. What is a QR Code? How to make a code ◦ A web-based form – many available ◦ Develop your own wolseyweb.ucs.ac.uk/elttcode Shortend URLs ◦ Less detailed code Tracking ◦ Google Analytics ◦ Bit.ly – others now available 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  5. 5. Our Generator 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  6. 6. Use in Education Extend learning at Exhibitions ◦ Case study of Art Exhibition in UCS Gallery  Raise staff awareness  QR Code – access to artists contact details, catalogue Planning location aware learning activity ◦ Based around Ipswich Wet Dock ◦ Combining QR Codes and GPS ◦ History Department and Ipswich Maritime Trust ◦ iPhone App Developed by Sebastian Borggrewe http://www.sebastianborggrewe.de/ 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  7. 7. MyTour App Demonstration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgVM5LRNy8s 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  8. 8. MyTour App Demonstration 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  9. 9. MyTour App Demonstration 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  10. 10. MyTour App Demonstration 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  11. 11. MyTour App Demonstration 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  12. 12. MyTour App Demonstration 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  13. 13. MyTour App Demonstration Very easy to author, website driven http://www.mypersonaltour.com/ 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  14. 14. How would you use them? Form small groups 10 minutes to discuss how you might use the codes, noting uses down on paper Ideas will be made available via Elevate blog 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  15. 15. How to download our Generator Access our blog http://wolseyweb.ucs.ac.uk/blogs/elevate Or scan Then select the “QR Code” tag 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  16. 16. Staff Development UCS Elevate Team ◦ Online Podcasting course ◦ Available to all ◦ Make contact via our blog 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  17. 17. Contacts Team Blog http://wolseyweb.ucs.ac.uk/blogs/elevate My Blog http://wolseyweb.ucs.ac.uk/blogs/aaronb iAaronBurrell elevateucs 04/03/2011 | Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology
  18. 18. iAaronBurrellLocation Aware Learning Activities RSC Eastern VLE Forum Bedford College 4th March, 2011 Aaron Burrell Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology University Campus Suffolk 04/03/2011 Enhancing Learning through Innovative Technology

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