Course Title: Pattern Technology 3
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Pattern Technology 3
Credit Points: 12
350T Fashion & Textiles
|Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017
Course Coordinator: Rhonda Ingwersen
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99259248
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: 513.03.01
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses GRAP2483 Pattern Technology 2 before you commence this course.
It is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the prerequisite before enrolling in a course. For your information the RMIT Course Requisites policy can be found at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=twx09y07zi1c
In this course you will use more advanced methods and approaches to pattern making, fit and proportion which may include tailoring techniques. In addition you will learn how to use fashion specific software programs in order to create patterns.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
1. Apply and creatively adapt a body of theoretical and technical knowledge and skills in fashion design and technology to your practice or future study
3. lnvestigate and work creatively to solve fashion design and production related problems
7. Apply initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in your own work and working as part of a team
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
• Investigate a wide range of pattern making methods and their applications
• Investigate and analyse fabric characteristics of garment styles and silhouettes and their effect on patterns and designs
• Apply sustainable and efficient patternmaking methods to solve pattern design problems
• Use apparel development software packages to produce patterns
• Create patterns, specifications and documentation to industry standards.
Overview of Learning Activities
You be engaged in learning that involves a range of class activities such as practical exercises, group and class discussion, group activities/projects as well as online and self-directed learning.
During this course you will extend your manual pattern making skills for more advanced or detailed styles and attain computer skills in patternmaking. You will also produce a library of patterns for use in your class activities, both manually and digitally.
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.
You will be working in a simulated patternmaking studio and have access to a range of existing patterns. In addition, you will be working in a computer laboratory with specialised industry software for the development of patterns.
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 Michelle Matheson email@example.com (Brunswick)
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.
Assessment for this course will cover practical components of pattern making and may include tests, exercises, projects, industry assignments, presentations, individually and in groups. You may be assessed independently or as part of a team project.
Ongoing feedback will be provided to enable you to monitor your own performance including detailed feedback on assessed tasks.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced under ’Assessment’ at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic
A Student Charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers. http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter
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 coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.