Students use QR codes to share history of town

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Teens from Sacred Heart School in Swaffham have placed quick response codes around their town. Students from the Swaffham Sacred Heart School have used QR codes to provide visitors to the Town Trail with access to video recordings that offer more information about the historical site that they are facing. There are a total of 44 different quick response codes that have been placed at locations throughout the town. These QR codes are scanned by smartphones and tablets in order to play recordings that offer information about the person or…

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QR codes to provide HCC self guided tours

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Campus visitors will be able to use their smartphones or tablets to find their way around and learn more. Hutchinson Community College has now launched a new self guided tour program that uses QR codes and the smartphones and tablets of visitors in order to provide visitors with instant information while they work their way around the local college campus. The announcement was made during the college’s 85th anniversary celebration last weekend. The Hutchinson Community College will now have QR codes positioned at various buildings located all over the campus.…

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QR codes for book reviews help educator win award

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A man in Sidney, Nebraska has now won the Unsung Heroes award with these barcodes. An elementary instructor from Sidney, Nebraska has just won the Unsung Heroes award after having created a new method of technology based book reviews that employ QR codes to provide access to the works. The teacher was one of 100 winners of the award from across the United States. Rick Meyer, a K-6 tech facilitator and instructor from North Elementary was among 100 winners nationwide and was among only three of the winning teachers who…

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QR codes make book reports easier to share

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Students at a Niagara Falls school have made their work available to read simply by way of a scan using a smartphone. The students in a Niagara Falls classroom are not only writing the traditional form of book report, but they are also making their work and their reviews available to anyone with a smartphone, by issuing QR codes to be scanned in order to view them. This is another example of technology making its way into the classroom to broaden the interest of students. In this instance, it is…

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QR codes make school library fun

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Students attending Northeast Elementary can scan codes to listen to book summaries Students attending Northeast Elementary School can now scan QR codes to build a better connection with their library, and experience the fun behind some of its services. The mobile program encourages barcode scanning to learn more about available books. The QR codes that are placed on the books in the library give the kids the chance to scan and then listen to information about what is found within its pages. The fifth grade students have been tasked with…

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QR codes can help to measure event attendance rates

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Quick response barcode readers will soon be used at Eastern Michigan University. Eastern Michigan University has announced that it will soon be implementing a system of readers for QR codes in many of its different campus departments. This system is designed to help gain a better understanding of student attendance at various campus venues. Associate provost and associate vice president for academic programming and services for the university, Rhonda Longworth, explained that this will provide an important measure of where students are travelling and what services they are using. She…

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QR codes posted on CATA bus stops to will help commuters

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Students with smartphones will have greater access to information. With the approach of the start of the fall semester, the Center Area Transportation Authority in Pennsylvania, has announced that it is making several mobile commerce efforts, including the use of QR codes displayed at bus stops. This is only one of several new mobile commerce features being launched by CATA. Riders can use the QR codes that have been added to the signage at the bus stops on the busiest CATA routes by scanning them with any smartphone. This will…

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QR codes as learning tools

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Mobile barcodes are moving beyond marketing and into the classroom. QR codes have been taking off throughout the mobile marketing world, but now they are beginning to find a new home in education as well. The barcodes are proving useful in a number of ways beyond the obvious communication with consumers. Previous uses for QR codes have included a number of highly popular campaigns, such as their use at Starbucks, as well as on billboards and product packaging. Now that consumers are beginning to become more familiar with what they…

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