Course Title: Fashion Project - Concept
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Fashion Project - Concept
Credit Points: 24.00
350H Fashion & Textiles
|Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020
Course Coordinator: Gareth Kershaw
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99259255
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: 511.01.01
Course Coordinator Availability: email for appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Fashion Project Concept will enable you to engage in a series of self-directed projects that will inform your final creative output in Fashion Project Collection in your second semester.
This course is designed to build upon your previous/capstone experience enabling you to further synthesise and integrate your conceptual knowledge and creative aesthetic using a blended approach to making and technology in the realisation of your creative practice.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning capabilities:
- Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise within the area of industry relevant fashion design, technology and product development.
- Demonstrate analytical decision making techniques in a fashion environment.
- Apply logical and critical thinking in resolving a range of applied design and technology issues in a fashion context.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Undertake investigations and research relevant to a project proposal.
- Analyse and apply project findings to your creative work.
- Articulate the project findings to peers and industry stakeholders.
- Document your creative output in a professional manner.
Overview of Learning Activities
This course will require you to link theory with practice as you begin to conceptualise your ideas in relation to your creative aesthetic and brand development.
You will begin the development of a series of garments or fashion related products that will be documented each week through a reflective design research journal.
You will produce toiles/ samples of your ideas that will allow you to develop an in-depth understanding of the design process in order to create innovative fashion that is commercially viable and technologically relevant.
The course is delivered through a blended learning approach via online activities, lectures, guest speakers and tutorials. Students are able attend studio workshops on campus in support of their online learning.
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 [discipline] students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies
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 learning outcomes.
Assessment may include:
Task 1: (30%) Transitioning Activity.
Task 2: (35%) Design Methods Journal
Task 3: (35%) Studio Methods Portfolio
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 coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy