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barcodes and mobile tagging

June 28th, 2009 by Daniela Reimann

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Last year the media education students developed a teacher training about using wikis in education realized in collaboration with Department of Museum Communications at ZKM as well as the Ministry of education. Therefore we were discussing Semapedia software in the first place, as it links Wikipedia contents to the physical environment realized through the generation and reading of bar codes. However, a variety of educational scenarios for situated learning opens up using such technology with students and pupils at university and school level.

In the meantime even in Germany bar codes are to be seen in urban space. Some time ago, when I published a post on Semapedia in March 2006 and even 2007, things were different and we were struggling to solve the bar code reader problem, that is, providing all students with either a device or the reader compatible with his/her own cell phone was rather difficult. However, in the meantime technology improved in the field of online devices and mobile media. (For example you might access Media Arts Education on your mobile reading the barcode provided above).

BTW: Information of the ZKM Mobile tagging project is available at:
http://on1.zkm.de/zkm/e/projekte/mobiletagging

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