The Role of QR Codes in FLT

Author Name(s): Leysan Shayakhmetova, Sholpan Zharkynbekova, Damira Akynova
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Modern education sets the task to prepare active and responsible graduates who will later be able to transform the life of his country in all its spheres. Teachers can only encourage this through the use of new and interesting teaching methods and educational technologies. The article shows the possibility of QR-codes as an interactive learning tool that can increase the interest and motivation of students. The task of this article is to examine the usage and the productiveness of implementing the QR codes. The application of QR technologies in the educational process will allow students to increase the interest in the educational process and the study of disciplines, get timely and full information to the student without the effect of waste. This technology will increase the availability of information, improve the quality of feedback during activities, improve their focus, and allow them to perform as close as possible to the interests of students. It is recommended to use scanners from well-known manufacturers, so that to be sure of its security and the absence of malware when going through unknown link. The survey was conducted among the students of Kostanay State Pedagogical University, and according to result we made a discussion.


In today’s modern world the rapid spread of mobile internet and portable devices have opened up many opportunities. At this stage, such an educational trend as Mobile learning is actively developing. Many studies are devoted to studying this problem [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]. The main task of a modern teacher in an educational institution is to help in the development of information competencies, and it is not only working with information, such as processing, search and translation from one to another, but also the ability to handle something new, universal. In order to accept this huge information we need computer technology. For the speed of information transfer came up with a QR-code. The QR code is a form of 2D bar codes which was developed by Denso-Wave, a Japanese automatic data capture equipment company, in 1994. “QR” stands for “Quick Response.” It is readable by moderately equipped mobile phones with cameras and QR scanners.


It should be noted that in the course of this work the students lost their fear of the English language, they learned its logical system better. This kind of work gives a lot of opportunities to apply the grammatical phenomena and structures. Students have a practical opportunity to use the knowledge and skills gained in lessons. It has been hypothesized that students had achieved the practical goal of the project and presents the product of this work in an informational website Taking into account conducted surveys, it is obvious that using QR Codes on printed materials like course books may enhance the attractive aspects of printed materials and motivate students.

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