QR Codes and Beyond?

Mobile Learning Edge

Scan this QR code to see a super creative use of the technology from 2006. Tried using a QR (quick response) code yet? “Last month, Google formally released its URL shortener Goo.gl, which included the ability to create QR codes by adding “.qr”

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QR Codes: Here Today, but Gone Tomorrow

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I’ve been writing about QR Codes in education for the last five years ( [link] ), on this blog, as well as in a few published and formal papers. QR Code shirts I wore (+stamps and cards brought) to the 2007 MLearn Conference.

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5 Ways An SMS Call to Action Trumps a QR Code

Mobile Commons

Some ask us to take out our phone and scan a QR code and some as us to text in a keyword to a short code. A QR code is a unique pattern of black-and-white squares found on marketing materials, such as a poster, bus stop advertisement, or flyer.

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QR Codes: A Brief Reading List

The Mobile Learner

I’ve had this growing interest lately in QR codes and their application to education. I’m quickly coming to the realization at how useful QR codes can be in education and how these little graphical icons can make mobile learning a little easier for teachers to incorporate with students.

QR Codes and Mobile Learning

The Mobile Learner

I have recently been investigating the concept of QR codes in teaching and learning. A QR code is a 2-dimensional image with information encoded in it. Using QR codes in education is still very new and much more learning and experimentation is required.

QR Codes.Integration into Learning? The Possibilities

Cell Phones in Learning

A QR code is a 2D matrix barcode which uses an arrangement of squares to encode information horizontally and vertically. QRcode for CellPhonesinLearning.com (generated from Kaywa ) I had been avoiding writing about QRcodes for a couple of reasons.

Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything

Upside Learning

Mobiles devices today are extremely capable – working as a phone, camera, audio/video recorder, mp3 / video player, computer, internet device, GPS device, eBook readers, game console, bar code, QR code scanner, motion sensor and more.

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QR Codes anyone?

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QR Codes have been around for a while. learning.org" QR Codes are one of several similar systems to start being used with camera-phones, and this is where it gets interesting to us They are one of several different attempts to improve on barcodes, offering a small image that contains machine readable data. You may not realise, but your phone could tell you that the one on the right says "www.m-learning.org"

from the elab.: QR codes

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elearning blog from City College Norwich Thursday, March 26, 2009 QR codes Mobile learning. QR codes are like rectangular bar codes that your cameraphone (if it has the right software installed) can read and translate into text, weblinks business card info etc etc. from the elab.

QR Code generator extension for Firefox | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact QR Code generator extension for Firefox 6 09 2006 I just located an extension for PC-based Firefox browsers that allows automatic generation of a QR Code for the current URL. This allows a QR Code – capable mobile device to “grab&# the URL straight off the PC screen for later mobile viewing – like a mobile scrapbook of sites.

Feed2Mobile: QR-Code-enabled Mobile RSS | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Feed2Mobile: QR-Code-enabled Mobile RSS 3 10 2006 Kaywa have just released a new beta service that sydicates RSS feeds to mobile devices and makes then accessible via a QR-Code. Feed2Mobile generates a unique QR-Code and even a preview of the RSS feed in its mobile format.

QR Codes and Language Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact QR Codes and Language Learning 4 08 2006 Fantastic! A presentation on QR Codes and language learning , delivered by Bill Pellowe at the JALTCALL 2006 Conference. See accompanying Word document for associated explanation. This is exactly the kind of thing I’ve always thought would be a breakthrough for mobile teaching and learning.

denCity: location-specific QR-Code project | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact denCity: location-specific QR-Code project 21 08 2006 denCIty is a student project originating in Germany, which is intended to create “virtual networks of real places&#. QR-Codes (2D barcodes) are used to physically tag buildings and urban sites.

Play and Learn

Mobile Learning Edge

Using smartphones to locate QR codes placed throughout the collection, each quest will end with teams reflecting on the document located and compiling their submission based on all their brainstorming ideas. Industry Learning Technologies ARG gaming m-learning QR codes smartphones

Andy Ramsden: Are QR Codes the Future of Mobile Learning?

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I posted the following response to Andy Ramsden’s blog post on this topic: I’ve been researching the use of 2D barcodes (and particularly QR Codes) in education for over two years now. Where I see QR Codes becoming obsolete is through the rapidly improving processing capabilities of mobile devices, which are on the cusp of becoming capable of reading and interpreting printed text.

QR Codes in Education! But not quite here yet… | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact QR Codes in Education! But not quite here yet… 27 07 2006 I was very excited to come across the first documented instance of QR Codes actually being used in an educational context today. Like me, the blogger realises that behind a QR Code could be a whole range of resources.

How QR Codes can Transform Local Marketing into an Interactive Experience

Mobile Commons

QR codes, or 2d bar codes, are a great way to turn static local marketing into an interactive portal to your online universe. At Mobile Commons, we provide QR codes as an included service for our clients – and then help define a strategy for the best way to deploy them. For those not familiar, QR codes are the bar codes that can be placed on any printed materials, whether it’s a flier, a bus advertisement, or a point of sale standee.

Moving Forward with a Mobile Strategy

The Mobile Learner

Creating and posting QR Codes around the school and in school newsletters to provide the community with quick access to school news online, newsletters online, online calendar, etc. We are in the midst of another change in the world of business.

Miss Sophie Mac: QR codes and the mobile web

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Wednesday, November 18, 2009 QR codes and the mobile web This is a poster I presented yesterday at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum called "QR codes and the mobile web". The poster was aimed at raising awareness of QR codes and their potential use in teaching, learning and research environments. The audience was mainly academic staff and most had seen QR codes before but werent sure how they worked. Tags: QR mobile library

Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead

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Here are a couple of extracts, or check out the full interview on elearningindustry.com Q: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. The technologies you mentioned are all ways to do that (NFC / AR / QR-Codes / iBeacons / Image Reco / GPS, etc, etc.). What''s the future of mobile learning? Which trends should we be watching, and which ones are nonsense?

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Mobile Teaching with LED Projector and QR Codes | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile Teaching with LED Projector and QR Codes 18 10 2006 So this mobile learning thing (you know, getting learners out of the classroom/computer lab and learning in the *real world*) is all very well… but when it comes to mobile teaching, sometimes it’s a bit inconvenient not having a board to scribble on or to quickly share information.

Moving Forward with a Mobile Strategy

The Mobile Learner

Creating and posting QR Codes around the school and in school newsletters to provide the community with quick access to school news online, newsletters online, online calendar, etc. We are in the midst of another change in the world of business. When the development of the Internet and it’s widespread use in the the 1990′s initiated the information age, we saw companies scrambling to move their advertising and sales agents from physical spaces to online spaces.

Are students ready for QR Codes? Findings from a student survey at the University of Bath [mobile-learning.blog-city.com]

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Log-In My Blog My Profile Leave Message Grab Latest Add as neighbor mobile-learning.blog-city.com Calendar «« Feb 2009 »» S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Search Box Are students ready for QR Codes?

Learn to Walk before You Run: Why Your Mobile Marketing Strategy Should Start with SMS

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Mobile marketing is a relatively new field with such rapid growth in the past five years that it’s easy to see why many companies jump the gun and focus on the most flashy parts of mobile marketing – mobile apps, QR codes, and the like – instead of starting with the basics of the field.

The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle

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Of particular interest to me is MLE’s implementation of “Mobile Tags&# - a QR Code reader built into its Java client. One recent interesting development in mobile learning has been the creation of mobile interfaces for Online Learning Environments.

AR in mobile learning

moblearn

Examples like QR-codes, or bar code scanning also connect the real to the virtual, without requiring the real-live-view. Are you using Augmented Reality in your mobile learning? Should you?

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Mobile Code Updates

mLearnopedia Blog

Kaywa QR (Quick Response) code released the 7-page PDF "Scan, Buzz, Beep, Ok! A Guide to Kaywa's QR Code Solutions" By simply typing in your website URL at feed2mobile.kaywa.com you receive a free QR code for use by mobile devices with a Kaywa Reader. Additional sites for generating QR codes are available in the Guide. We have been watching mobile codes for sometime now. Today there was activity from both of the leading contenders.

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Barcodes Offer Interesting Opportunities for Mobile Learning

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Apple has a barcode reading app for the iPhone and you can purchase barcode or QR code (similar to barcodes) readers for almost all popular mobile platforms. The barcode and QR code reading software is made available in the hopes consumers will use it to research, compare and price products. But as designers and developers of mobile learning, we can use barcodes to aid students in finding information, and there are countless other uses for barcodes and QR codes.

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2D Barcodes get data from Print to Mobile | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact 2D Barcodes get data from Print to Mobile 20 06 2006 I’ve become interested in the possibilities of 2D Barcodes – in particular, “QR Codes &# – and their potential application to mobile learning. While a standard barcode can only store about 20 digits, a QR Code can store over 7,000 digits, or a maximum of 4,296 alphanumeric characters.

December Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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QR Codes: A Brief Reading List - The Mobile Learner , December 11, 2010 Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning - Upside Learning , December 9, 2010 QR Codes and Beyond?

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Five Myths of Mobile Learning

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Related posts: Mobile Learning in India Top 100 Learning Game Resources QR Codes in Learning. I’ve been occupied with writing a paper to promote the adoption of mobile learning amongst corporates and enterprises. While trawling through multiple web-links, a pattern of myths about mobile learning emerges.

Immersive Situated Learning | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Immersive Situated Learning 14 08 2006 Here’s a post I created with a diagram to try to explain the concept of educational QR Codes to some of my esteemed colleagues: The closest thing I’ve seen to the idea of taking a picture of something, and obtaining Just-In-Time learning on it, is Semapedia.

September Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning September 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO.

2D Barcode News

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Microsoft has already entered into agreements with major players and it does have several advantages over the market leaders Datamatrix, EZcode and QR, but there are also some unknowns. Microsoft has entered the barcode reader and creation space with their new Microsoft Tag.

Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Jarrod used a simple Google generator to create the QR codes. The students will be working in pairs using their mobile phones and their QR code reading software. Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E.

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Australian Teacher Impresses with Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Jarrod used a simple Google generator to create the QR codes. The students will be working in pairs using their mobile phones and their QR code reading software. Australian educator Jarrod Robinson (Known as Mr. Robbo -- The P.E.

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Mobile Learning K-12 Chat

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Take a look at the potential for those with sight issues on this YouTube video - [link] Also look at QR codes and the potential demonstrated by Nokia at [link] There are also some articles on [link] easily found by searching for disabilities. Last week I participated in a "chat" for Education Week entitled "Emerging Mobile Technologies for K-12 Classrooms".

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Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions

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QR codes, a type of data matrix code, can be scanned by QR scanners, or mobile phone/smartphone cameras with QR readers. QR readers are readily downloadable from a variety of sources. (If Scanning a QR code will let you view the information linked to the code.

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Preparing for a Charter School Conference Presentation

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In preparation for a K-12 mobile learning presentation tomorrow in Wisconsin, I have been trying to catch up on my reading.

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November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0