10 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 28

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QR codes have become prevalent in marketing circles and have been integrated into both traditional and interactive campaigns. But many of us still struggle to find its application in our daily lives, leave alone marketing. We have found 10 examples of QR codes for real-time marketing.

Another technology that has found its feet not just in marketing but more so in just-in-time, self-based learning is Augmented Reality (AR). Know how AR can change your world.

Besides this, our technology-tuned ears have also caught some scoop on iPhone and Flash; finally, the marriage seems to be on the cards. Find all this and more in our Weekly Digest – a collection of top 10 links from the week gone by, each accompanied by a quick brief.
Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? You can dig into our previous lists here.

1. QR Codes Explained by Common Craft
This video explains how QR codes are changing the way we access information in the real world through scanning a new kind of code with a camera phone.

2. 10 Examples Of QR Codes For Real Time Marketing
Find 10 examples of QR codes for real time marketing.

3. Augmented Reality: 5 Ways it Can Change Your World
Know the 5 ways in which businesses are using AR to promote their products and causes today, and insights into what’s in the future.

4. iPhone Finally Gets Flash
Apple may not have approved it, but it appears as though iPhone users will soon gain access to Flash content.  Get the entire lowdown here.

5. How HTML5 May Become The Standard For Apps (Inside Apps)
Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok tells CNET why he sees apps moving toward HTML5 in a big way over the next 18 to 24 months.

6. The iPad Challengers: A Status Report
Android, WebOS, QNX, Windows – a number of operating systems were supposed to have a decent shot at competing with the iPad. So, how have they fared so far? Not so hot is what this blog post by Harry McCracken says.

7. 10 Infographics For Learning
Find 10 infographics that discuss learning in many different capacities – online, blended, mobile, etc.

8. Social Gaming Now And In The Future
This article shows an infographics on some interesting stats about the social gaming in the USA and curious about one for Europe or the whole world. Further, a recent study by Latitude Research claims that the new gamers are looking forward to see games and applications go beyond the screen and easily combine “online” with their “offline” lives. Know the state of gaming now and in the future.

9. 9 New Skills You Need To be a 21st Century Educator
Learn 9 new skills, some of which are holdovers from the 20th century, which are desirable – if not outright necessary – components of contemporary classrooms.

10. Overcoming Objections to eLearning
Overcoming objections is an important part of making any eLearning initiative successful, and luckily, eLearning’s long history gives us plenty of knowledge of how to make our case. Find some of the tactics used in dealing with these objections.

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