8 Tips for using QR Codes with your students
What is a QR Code
A QR code is a image made up of small boxes that are typically black and white, when these are scanned by a reader on a mobile device, it will direct you to a particular location on the web.
Add it to work sheets to direct student to associated online video's
Add it to your VLE as a way of linking to additional content, stored on your Google drive
Use in your studio or workshop to as a way of linking to COSH data or instruction sheets.
Colour code your QR Codes to help user identify the type of content, red equals video, purple equals text etc.
Using QR codes as part of a treasure hunt, could be way to introduce new student to the campus.
Use a site such as p-qr.com to create dynamic QR codes that can redirected to different sites.
Create a laminated place mat which features a space for students to place their mobile phone and features 3 QR codes that are created dynamically so it can pointed do different sites each lesson. see below image
Display a shortened URL along side your QR code for those student who don't have a QR code reader. example of shortened url goo.gl/c54dyw