Course Title: Advanced Pattern Technology
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Advanced Pattern Technology
Credit Points: 12
350H Fashion & Textiles
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Course Coordinator: Tim Lindgren
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9254
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Assumed knowledge and capabilities
You should be able to demonstrate basic skills and knowledge in patternmaking.
In this course you will learn practical and theoretical content pertaining to advanced apparel pattern design principles appropriate to apparel industry practise. Your knowledge and skill as a pattern technologist will be developed by advanced pattern making protocols that underpin the design and creation of unique garments suited to a range of materials and body types. You will be encouraged to investigate pattern development in 2 and 3 dimensional environments and to investigate and apply anthropometric profiles for mass market and individual apparel products.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
1. Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise.
2. Apply analytical decision making techniques in a fashion and textiles environment.
3. Identify, research and analyse emerging global issues and trends in the fashion and textiles industry.
4. Conceptualise, integrate and organise information in order to resolve complex issues related to fashion and textiles product development.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Identify and analyse problems to resolve a range of preproduction pattern engineering issues.
2. Interpret, integrate and organise information required in designing and developing apparel.
3. Apply advanced practical pattern design skills appropriate for the fashion and apparel industry.
4. Apply sustainable advanced pattern making practises related to fashion and apparel design.
Overview of Learning Activities
Your learning activities will include:
• Anthropometric measurement for women and men.
• Pattern creation for range of fabrics.
• Experimental pattern development to support individual project areas.
• Develop a pattern archive for individual work.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.
Assessment may include reports, assignments and projects.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the Program Director or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment