QR codes to help students find their way around Parkland College campus

QR Code Article

A new website has been built for new and returning students of Parkland College in Illinois. The website is designed to help students navigate the sometimes labyrinthian campus. The site was built by members of the Marketing and Public Relations departments at the school in an effort to help ease the tension of trying to find new classes. Keen to cater to the needs of students who are almost entirely reliant on technology, the site’s creators have opted to use QR codes to help guide students to the website. The…

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Scanning your way to a better education

Information is becoming increasingly mobile. To keep up with technology, the West Virginia University Libraries will be using QR codes to help students gain quick access to the resources offered by the libraries. The codes can be scanned with smart phones that have barcode scanning applications. David Roth, a library associate, says the codes are a great way to bridge the gap between digital content and physical media. When scanned, the codes will resolve to the library’s mobile website. From there, students will be able to check the availability of…

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