Draft Ideas: The use of QR codes in Education: Update August 2011

Draft Ideas: The use of QR codes in Education: Update August 2011 

"...The second observation is around their use in Education. For instance, the paper developed the idea of accessing just in time content in lectures via scanning a QR Code from a presentation or using them as part of classroom feedback sheets. I’d suggest time has clearly demonstrated these are currently not viable. For instance, the scanning in the lecture space is not actually feasible because of the distances involved means current technology will not scan the QR Codes. It is much more effective from the students perspective of just including the short url. Similarly, given technology ownership, people’s awareness of QR Codes, current familarisation with using QR Code Readers as well as distance results in QR Code based feedback in sessions is not currently viable..."