Course Description

QR Codes and Augmented Reality are fast becoming ‘change-makers’ for the 21st Century classroom. QR Codes are essentially barcodes that contain information and Augmented Reality is an image that contains a video overlay. We are seeing more and more of this in marketing, promotion and advertising. So, how can these two things make a difference in education? They are easy to create, easy to read and students are intrigued by them, making them an ideal motivational tool. They are perfect to integrate into the classroom to increase learning among our students across all Curriculum areas.

This course will teach you how to make and use QR Codes and Augmented Reality in your 21st Century classroom that will inspire and enhance your students' learning.

Audience

Teachers and support staff

Teaching Standards

2.6.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Information and Communication Technology (ICT):  Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful.

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning,

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Using QR Codes and Augmented Reality in the 21st Century Classroom will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptors 3.5.3 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction and Overview

    • Course Overview

    • Professional Standards

  • 2

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Welcome to This Course

    • QR Codes - Introduction

    • Try This first...

    • Activity: Brainstorm

    • Using the Phone Camera as a QR Reader

  • 3

    Module 2 - QR Codes

    • Overview of QR Codes in the Classroom

    • Karen Mensing - The Magic of QR Codes in the Classroom

    • How to Use a QR Reader

    • Some Other Ideas for QR Codes in the Classroom

    • Some Other Ideas for QR Codes in the Classroom PDF

    • Activity: Create One Lesson Using a QR Code

  • 4

    Module 3 - QR Code Lessons

    • Inspiring Your Students to Use QR Codes

    • Creating Lessons Using QR Codes

    • How Can Your Students Use QR Codes to Demonstrate Learning?

  • 5

    Module 4 - Augmented Reality

    • Augmented Reality Apps

    • Augmented Reality

    • Reality Composer

  • 6

    Module 5 - Augmented Reality Lessons

    • Augmented Reality in the Classroom

    • Augmented Reality in Education — Cases, Places, and Potentials

    • Activity: Reflection

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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