Using VR to teach Occupational Therapy

Faculty of Health Sciences lecturer Claire Morrisby used the Makerspace’s VR equipment to augment her students’ learning. She kindly shared her positive experience: “I coordinate the gerontology units in the Occupational Therapy courses. Within these, one of the areas of practice we cover is home visiting with older adults, generally…

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Games and GO in the Makerspace

When Silvia Lozeva is not a Strategy and Reporting Officer from Ethics, Equity and Social Justice, she coordinates an activity called ‘Go Learn!’ in the Makerspace. She told us about her experience below. “I run an activity, called Go Learn! which aims to bring lessons from the ancient board game…

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Appreciating our space

We love our Makerspace’s new home, and the extra space has enabled us to do so much more. Wai from Curtin Student Guild club AVRN Curtin values the Makerspace as a platform for discussion and education about immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. He said it is…

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Erik Champion talks about the Makerspace

Curtin University Professor of Cultural Visualisation and UNESCO Chair of Cultural Visualisation and Heritage, Professor Erik Champion enjoys being a part of the Makerspace community. He has participated in Makerspace events, run events with the Makerspace, supervised students and written book chapters with Makerspace staff. Some of Erik’s Makerspace highlights…

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Mentors in the Makerspace

Roselynn Lang is the New to Curtin Mentoring Program Manager, and used the Makerspace as an area for mentors and mentees to come together. “The New to Curtin Mentoring Program provides every new to Curtin student a peer mentor to assist them to successfully transition to Curtin. While this project…

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Using the Makerspace to support learning

Faculty of Humanities Sessional Academic Karen Miller’s areas of expertise in information and digital literacy/fluency are well served by the Makerspace. She describes how her teaching and research benefits from access to the Makerspace and its community. “In my teaching, I work with students in the Makerspace to support their coursework,…

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