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Qrious learning Mantle Conference 2013

  1. 1. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaQRious LearningUsing QR codesinLibraries andLearningWednesday, 15 May 13
  2. 2. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaWhat are QR codes?A QR code can encode information in atwo dimensional barcode which can beread by a scanning application.e.g Takes you toWikipedia’s articleon QR codesScanWednesday, 15 May 13
  3. 3. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaWhat do you need toread QR codes?Mobile device withcameraA QR reader AppegQRset or QrafterOpen your App,Select scan andposition your cameraover the QR codeYou will be directedto the webpage ortext, etcWednesday, 15 May 13
  4. 4. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaWhy use QR codes inlearning?See Sukiennice "Secrets behind paintingsWednesday, 15 May 13
  5. 5. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaActivity:Scan codes in the room tolearn about QR codes•What information can QR codes hold?•How can they be used for libraries or learning?•How can you create QR codes?•Anything else you find or know about QR codesCome back in 10 minutes ready to shareWednesday, 15 May 13
  6. 6. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaWhatinformationcan a QRcode hold?Wednesday, 15 May 13
  7. 7. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaCreate QR codeseasily via the webQR code monkeyhttp://www.qrcode-monkey.com/http://www.scoop.it/t/qr-codes-in-learningWednesday, 15 May 13
  8. 8. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaQR code tips‣Shorten your QR code URLSThe longer the URL the more dense and potentially unreadable for your QR code.Use Goo.gl or Bit.ly to shorten.‣Test, test testDo a check scan of your created codes with your chosen QR reader app.Some QR reader Apps work better than others.‣Colours, size and quality matterCertain colours/contrasts and print quality can affect scanability.Minimum optimal size is 32x32mmWednesday, 15 May 13
  9. 9. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaGoo.gl - neat QR codegeneratorWatch thisYouTube videoexplanationGoo.gl URL shortener and QR code generator by AaronSlutsky http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYZZQUHV6FIPaste .qr to the end of yourshortened Goo.gl url togenerate a QR code.Or login to your Googleaccount, shorten URL andthen select ‘details’ to viewyour QR code.Wednesday, 15 May 13
  10. 10. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaCreate QR codes viaan AppQR code maker(free App)Go to QR code maker iTunes AppWednesday, 15 May 13
  11. 11. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013QR voice speaksyour written textUse it for: vocabulary,pronunciation,accessibilityWednesday, 15 May 13
  12. 12. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaActivity: Create yourown QR codeUseQR code monkey, orGoo.gl, orQR code maker App, orQR voiceto create you own QR codeThen take turns with person next toyou to scan your created QR codeWednesday, 15 May 13
  13. 13. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaQR code arthttp://www.qrpixel.com/QR’t iPad App:https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/qr-code-art/id526649969?mt=8Wednesday, 15 May 13
  14. 14. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Link to a slideshow ofweblinks using BridgeURLWednesday, 15 May 13
  15. 15. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaExamples of useinlibraries and learningWednesday, 15 May 13
  16. 16. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Link to ebooksWednesday, 15 May 13
  17. 17. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Link to a set of webresourcesParramatta MaristWednesday, 15 May 13
  18. 18. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Parramatta MaristOrientation:Link to audio filesubject informationWednesday, 15 May 13
  19. 19. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Wednesday, 15 May 13
  20. 20. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013Ref:Alice Leung:Merrylands High Schoolhttp://aliceleung.net/2011/09/04/qr-codes-in-science/QR codesin scienceWednesday, 15 May 13
  21. 21. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/750354130/qr-poemsQR codes in art/poetryWednesday, 15 May 13
  22. 22. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013QR code crosswordParramatta Marist High School:http://pmhlibrary.edublogs.org/files/2012/12/Digital-Citizenship-QR-Puzzle-with-phrases-1oxx1nn.jpgWednesday, 15 May 13
  23. 23. Lisa Nash, Librarian, Learning Exchange Mantle Conference 2013QR code cubesCreated by Parramatta MaristWednesday, 15 May 13
  24. 24. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaQR codes links/uses inlearning•Book trailers•Maths questions•Check answers•Give instructions•Literature quest•Book review•Blogging posts•Youtube videoQR codes in classroom listhttp://list.ly/list/3FV-qr-codes-in-the-classroomWednesday, 15 May 13
  25. 25. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaOther ResourcesCreate a webpage on the fly and generate a QR code to get to it:http://www.qrisland.com/Curated web resources on QR code use in learninghttp://www.scoop.it/t/qr-codes-in-learningTag your documents easily with a QR codehttp://www.tagmydoc.com/Maths QR code activity:http://www.mathycathy.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/1-step-Equations-QR-Problem-Solving.pdfKathy Schrocks QR codes webpage:http://goo.gl/gzpQNQR codes for learning: http://www.learningexchange.nsw.edu.au/programs---services/information-services/library/qr-codes-for-learning.aspxWednesday, 15 May 13
  26. 26. Mantle Conference 2013Lisa Nash, Librarian,Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of ParramattaCreated by Lisa Nashemail: lisa.nash@parra.catholic.edu.auWednesday, 15 May 13

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