QR - Teaching and learning
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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.
In the last week I have finally had the opportunity to use Quick Response (QR) codes in my classroom.
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.
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.
The following will be trialled at my IWMW 2010 session in Sheffield. The intention is to experiment with using an outside location as part of a classroom activity. The activity is based around a previous blended learning activity which uses clickers and VLE quiz banks (see slide 11 and 12 of http://www.slideshare.net/andyramsden/bath-spa-keynote-tl-dat ).
QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are just barcodes.
Have you seen these around town where you are lately?
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.
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 classroomBy Cameron Romney Over on the EdTech blog , Kimberly talks about Quick Response (QR) code s and how she uses them in the classroom.
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.
By Lauren Barack