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Certitude: the game

A small team of creatives have been working away in the Makerspace on an exciting project to create an online 2D narrative based game, designed to introduce basic concepts around referencing, plagiarism, fake news, and critical thinking. Created by game designer/writer Rebecca Kerr, programmer Michael Weibrands, artist Jesse Bryant and…

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23 Digidex Things

Curtin has recently revised their graduate capabilities to include “effective communicators with digital competence” where graduates “will be able to effectively communicate, and confidently access, use and adapt information and technology to meet the needs of life, learning and future work.”  One of the ways that Curtin Library is contributing…

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Playing with Linked Open Data

We were privileged to host a workshop facilitated by Associate Professor Tim Sherratt (University of Canberra), when he was in Perth recently to speak at #LODLAM18, a one day Digital Humanities symposium organised by Prof. Erik Champion and held at the Curtin HIVE. The pre-event Makerspace workshop was entitled “Enriching…

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Makers of Curtin: Matteo Vinci

Our Maker of Curtin this week is Matteo Vinci, a first year Engineering student who also works in the Makerspace as a Library Student Assistant. Before coming to Curtin he studied Electronics Engineering at TAFE and worked in various industries in IT and Communications/Electronics. Matteo, what kind of things do…

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Makers of Curtin: Rebecca Kerr

This week our Maker of Curtin is Rebecca Kerr, a final year, part time, undergraduate Visualisation and Interactive Media student. Rebecca also works as a Library Student Assistant for Curtin Library, including the Makerspace. Rebecca, what do you like to make? I like making a range of different things. I…

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