QR codes with Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham

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A DEFT case study with Winterhill High School, Rotherham

About. Pupils research and create OERs(topic) to accompany educational displays at Magna. The resources incorporated the following elements: artwork, digital or otherwise; scientific information; video footage about the steelwork industry. QR codes(tool) link the display to webpages hosting the OERs. The particular technologies covered in this case study are: QR codes, formatting content for mobile devices and uploading content to the web.

Pedagogical content. This cross curricula(i) case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using E-skills(topic) to: support English skills as pupils are writing for a specific audience (exhibition visitors), improve research skills through the process of creating OERs and to gain a better understanding of the use of QR codes for marketing and educational purposes.

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Using QR Codes to Link to Pupil Created Information (edit)

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Title QR codes with Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham
Topic OER,  E-skills,  QR codes
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Use QR codes to link to pupil-sourced information

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This case study was conducted by Winterhill High School in Rotherham in conjunction with Jim Hildyard, English teacher and IT coordinator.

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One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Using QR Codes to Link to Pupil Created Information

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