Course Title: Analyse textile design influences

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Analyse textile design influences

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5903C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email: peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to research and analyse various influences on textile design and production. 
You will be looking at what influences textile design, from historical textiles and cultural influences to contemporary social trends, art, fashion, technology, and environmental change. You will apply research and analysis of the design process, construction techniques, colour, textile products and future directions in textiles as well as the principles and elements of design. 

 

This course is clustered with Analyse Use of Colour in Textiles
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4007A Analyse textile design influences

Elements:

1 Analyse key influences on textile designs

 

2 Identify feature of the design process

 

3 Source information on textile designs and products

 

4 Analyse textile construction techniques

 

5 Identify characteristics of colour and prepare colour chart


 

6 Analyse influences on future directions in textiles

 


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including a journal containing planning, organisation and self directed research material, oral presentations, digital presentation files, preparation of a handout containing images, written synopsis and bibliography, written quiz, practical problem solving exercise, interview of a contemporary designer, concept and story boards.

Please note that some of these tasks and activities will be undertaken in the linked courses mentioned above and assessed in collaboration with staff delivering these courses.

Students are advised that they may to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.