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Library student experience

Listening, Learning and Leading: transforming Curtin students’ Library experience

Early in 2013 Curtin University introduced a University-wide strategic initiative to transform learning entitled Learning for Tomorrow. In response to this initiative, Curtin University Library introduced the Listening, Learning and Leading: Transforming the Curtin Student Library Experience Program, designed to align with students’ experiences of a transformed learning approach.

The Program is underpinned by concepts of universal design in relation to access to resources and facilities, and digital literacy as a key component of the learning content provided by Library.

Theme Objectives Projects
Listening Support student learning by increasing physical and virtual access to Library services and resources. – Expand Library opening hours to 24/7.
– Enhanced Library student assistant (LSA) support
– Acquire more course readings.
– Redesign Curtin Library mobile app.
– Apply Universal design principles to Library facilities.
Learning Contribute to student learning by providing customised information literacy support at point of need. – Implement online reference FAQ system.
– Create sets of personalised learning videos.
– Customise and tailor Libguides.
– Embed the Library in student learning environments.
Leading Enhance student learning by developing innovative hands-on learning activities. – Create games-based learning activities.
– Lead the development of a maker community.