Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes. Updated 01/2014 As mobile learning becomes more and more prevalent, we must find effective ways to leverage mobile tools in the classroom.
As always, the tool must fit the need. Mobile learning can create both the tool and the need. With safe and specific structures, mobile learning tools can harness the excitement of technology with the purpose of effective instruction. Using QR codes for instruction is one example of this. A Quick Tutorial QR stands for Quick Response. 1. Black & White and Scanned All Over Using QR Codes in the Classroom QR Codes Improve Web Access. Black & White and Scanned All Over. Around the World in 80 Days with 2D codes by Ubimark books. How to Use QR Codes in Student Projects. Scannable bar codes may be just what you need to spark some student interest in your classroom - read on to learn how to use them to showcase your student work and give some life to your classroom's infographics.
Last April ago I took a trip to Tokyo, Japan. One thing that really stood out to me there was the abundance of these scannable barcodes. These things were everywhere - flyers, posters, billboards, even in advertisements on the sides of commercial vans. Over the past few months, I've watched these codes gain popularity in the United States (If you're from another part of the world, I would love to hear about the trends you've seen - leave a comment). The world as we know it is becoming scannable. Tell a story with QR codes. In previous posts, I’ve described the basic elements of QR codes and some ways that QR codes can be used in education and in workplace training.
Free QR code generators and readers abound and some general QR code tools can be found in this resource collection I created using Trailmeme. You can also find more guidance about using QR codes on this tip sheet created by the Webbmedia Group. QR codes and storytelling activities. Www.surfnet.nl/Documents/SNKN_QRtags.pdf. QR Code Classroom Implementation Guide. 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. QR Codes are barcodes of information that hardlink the physical world with the online world. QR codes as a learning technology. QR Codes in Education by David Muir on Prezi. QR Codes In Education. QR Huh? What The Heck Is A QR Code? Have you seen these around town where you are lately?
I was a little surprised when I saw them all over the Black Friday ads back in November. This is a QR or Quick Response Code. QR Codes: In the Classroom. I’ve written previously about QR Codes, what they are, and how we might use them.
I’ve met and chatted with Andy Ramsden of Bath University and seen how they have integrated them into the assignment and feedback process. I saw two links this morning on Twitter that sparked my interest again, both from @psychemedia which has made me realise that I need to brain-dump my thoughts on how these wonderful little codes can be utilised in the classroom. But first … I have found that there is something about the QR Code generation we ought to know about; this is Using a QR Code Generator (like qrcode.kaywa.com) means you can have the code store either a short URL or your contact details as text. Be warned: the more data you ask it to store the larger the final QR Code will be. 40 Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom. QR Codes in Education: A Burgeoning Narrative.
Since I last published thoughts on how QR Codes could be used for learning in a short audioBoo (click the link or scan the QR Code on the right), there has continued to be a growing and significant buzz about QR Codes on Twitter and in the blogosphere.
A narrative is developing as ideas, experiences and best practices are shared and discussed. The ball got rolling at TeachMeetX where Julian S. Osaka JALT Language Teaching in Osaka Japan - The latest news and opions about language teaching - How I use QR codes in the classroom. By Cameron Romney Over on the EdTech blog, Kimberly talks about Quick Response (QR) codes and how she uses them in the classroom.
QR codes are something that I have been using for years and is something that I have talked about before (you might have seen one of my presentations about it at Tech Day), so I thought I would post something here on the Osaka JALT blog about them as well. Hands down my favorite use of a QR code in the classroom is to give the students the answers to their homework. In many of my classes I give the students a handout that has extra activities for in class on the front and a homework assignment on the back. Of course, with hundreds of students each week, I couldn’t be checking each assignment myself and I didn’t want to leave the students in the dark.
This system has worked out great. Below is what one of my handouts looks like: QR Codes In Education? Well I’ve just arrived home from an excellent holiday to Surfers Paradise Australia were I certainly let my hair down after an extremely busy first year of teaching in 2008.
I think it was a really positive thing to have two weeks were I honestly forgot I was a teacher, it dawned on me as the plane landed back in Melbourne that I had some serious work to do to get prepared for the 2009 school year. Anyway while I was up in the super busy place of Surfer’s Paradise with its incredible amount of advertising, I kept running into QR (Quick Response) codes.
So whats a QR code? Basically it works much like a bar code in that it can be scanned and linked to a data set. Unlike bar codes which only contain information from left to right a QR code can contain information from left to right or up and down. Now the truly exciting part is that we do have mobile scanners in our pockets in the form of our mobile phones. Basically this is how it works 1 – Run the program Filed under: mlearning, qrcode. QR Codes Connect Students to Books. QR Codes in the Library: Use 2-D barcodes to offer the coolest services ever.