QR codes and Aurasma in the Library

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Published on March 11, 2014

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QR codes and Aurasma in the Library

QR Codes & Aurasma Arielle Goldstein arielleg@gmail.com Technicallylibrarian.blogspot.com www.ariellegoldstein.com

Education Today and Tomorrow

QR Codes and Augmented Reality Give Students Freedom to Discover On Their Own

What is a QR Code? • Quick Response Code • More sophisticated than • 2D barcode • Makes the world “clickable” (video)

QR Codes Are Everywhere!

How Do You Scan? • Download and install a free app: • Scan, QR Code Scanner, QR Reader, QR Droid, QR Code Reader, and many more

http://mashable.com/2012/01/13/qr-code-marketing/#gallery/10-creative- ways-to-use-qr-codes/50bdddbc318297217300004a



So How Do We Use Them In The Library? • On books • For polls • Directions reminder • Website bookmarks • For bookmarks • Book hunts • Library Calendars

On Books • Leads to a book trailer • Shows your own book review • Shows a student book reviews • “If you liked this book, you might like…” • Learn more about the author- leads to the author’s webpage • Record your book talks http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ycL6cTKapu0/UlBTT3qam5I/AAAAAAAADA8/8p_rK2MmFL4/s1600/new+book+trailer+pic.png http://e- literatelibrarian.blogspot.com/2011/0 3/qr-codes-what-are-those-things- anyway.html

For Polls • Quickly learn what how much your students know about your lesson • Poll students about new books they are interested in • See what your students learned after your lesson http://www.mobilesitelinkexchange.com/2012/09/how-to-scan-qr-codes-with-samsung.html

Directions Reminder • Leave QR Codes around the library with reminders on how to use… – Catalog system – Online Encyclopedia – Frequented websites like Easybib – Self-checkout – A Center in center learning – anything

Bookmarks • Create your own bookmarks for the students • Students love bookmarks and will be excited to keep them • Choose a theme – A book – A topic • Citing sources • Book genres • Evaluating Websites https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/201 /four-easy-ways-revitalize-classroom- libraries-digital-natives

QR Book Hunts • Lead students through the library using clues or hints • Students can learn about: – Dewey Decimal System – Genres – Authors – Proper Shelving Procedures • This is a self-check process

Library Calendars • Add QR Codes to dates in your calendar • Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff can scan to gain more information about an event http://blog.qr4.nl/Calendar-Event-QR-Code.aspx

How To Create A QR Code • www.qrstuff.com/ • qrcode.kaywa.com/ • www.the-qrcode-generator.com • www.unitaglive.com/qrcode • http://qrvoice.net/

1. Find your material- copy the URL

2. Select the QR Type

3. Paste the URL and edit the look of the QR code

If you want add an image to the code

5. Choose the QR code colors

Download the QR Code

Voice QR Codes- Great for younger students Text to voice

Voice to Text Record your voice Resize the QR Code

Aurasma Augmented Reality

Aurasma is Augmented Reality

What is Aurasma? • An augmented reality tool • Allows you to overlay auras (images and videos) as your student’s tablet or smart phone scans an area. • Anything or place can be a “trigger”

How To Create Auras • Choose your trigger image • Create or choose your overlays – Videos, images, sound, share buttons • Combine to create an Aura • Aurasma tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkYZH CRKJbo&list=PL349602EC4AA18535

Aurasma Demo

So How Do We Use Them In The Library? • Book recommendations – From You – By other students – From other teachers • Directions reminder • Book hunts • Skills Posters • Words of encouragement • More: www.twoguysandsomeipads.com/

Teacher Book Reccomendations

Aurasma vs. Layar Why pick one?

QR Codes & Aurasma Arielle Goldstein arielleg@gmail.com Technicallylibrarian.blogspot.com www.ariellegoldstein.com

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