The Makerspace gets AHEAD

Learning Experience Coordinator Kate Bird has organised a number of secondary school visits to the Makerspace, which makes for a memorable student experience. “Curtin AHEAD in School brings groups of school students to the campus to learn about university life. The students participate in a range of activities that expose…

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Rachelle Jones on the Makerspace

Place Activation Coordinator Rachelle Jones works to engage Curtin staff, students, and the wider community to transform unused spaces into vibrant places. She spoke about how the Makerspace helps her with this goal. “Having an internal team that’s invested in the wellbeing of the campus and its community has made…

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Loud Shirt Day

Loud Shirt Day is an awesome excuse to wear (or make) your brightest clothes to promote hearing awareness and raise funds for Telethon Speech and Hearing. Come along and try the fun Loud Shirt Day activities at the Library Makerspace on Wednesday 14 October 2015. Details Activity Date: Wed 14 October Time: 10.00am -11.00am…

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Our first drop-in session: Arduinos!

Are you interested in tinkering with electronics?  Then come along on Wednesday 12 – 2 pm to the Library Makerspace’s first drop-in session! This week’s focus is on using Arduinos.  Arduino is “an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software… intended for anyone making interactive projects.”   We’ll introduce…

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Digital Storytelling in a 3D Virtual Tour of Curtin Library

  “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman Digital storytelling is an integral part of the contemporary teaching and learning environment. Stories are integral to the way we learn, and thus effective as learning tools because they can elicit emotions, which help strengthen connections between ideas and information. Curtin…

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