QR codes often get a bad rap these days. The ugly little boxes appear everywhere and to many, they seem to be a waste of time and space. But the reality of QR codes is like any tool - the value is determined by how it’s used. When used effectively, QR codes bridge online and offline worlds by making it easier to use a mobile phone to visit a webpage, for example. This three-minute video explains QR codes: Email readers can watch the video here .
By Nora Carr, APR, Fellow PRSA Read more by NoraCarr Because creating and sharing QR codes takes little time and no money, experimenting with this technology is low-risk and sends positive messages about your ed-tech prowess. Quick Response (QR) codes—those black-and-white squares that look like a cross between supermarket bar codes and postage stamps—have real potential for school communications. Created by a Japanese corporation in 1994, QR codes act like print-based hyperlinks to websites and social media networks. The codes are gaining traction because they allow on-the-go consumers to access websites more quickly from their mobile phones.
Internet En scannant ce QR Code on accède au lien Internet qu'il contient. Un tel QR Code n'est pas éditable. Valider
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So there I was walking down one of the corridors in the college when I noticed that there was a QR Code on the noticeboard. It linked to a survey by students on bands and music, they were using surveymonkey that works well on a mobile device. The questionnaire was a simple one so could be easily completed on your mobile device. I think the only thing I would have changed may have been adding some idea of what the QR Code was about.
You’ve probably bought groceries and seen the cashier scan an item to get its price. It works because each product has a code that’s a shortcut. It prevents the cashier from having to look up each item.
QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are just barcodes. There is nothing fancy about them. Just like the grocery store clerk uses barcodes to look up the product and scan the price into the computer, your mobile device or computer can look up QR codes to: take you to a website, read some text, give you a phone number, or generate a text message.