Course Title: Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5336 Diploma of Fashion Styling

Course Title: Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)

GRAP5228C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Anni Juracich

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9236

Course Contact Email: anni.juracich@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will explore the elements and principles of design which can impact on the visual appearance of clothing on the body.  You will investigate what influences everyday clothing and accessory choices and how significant historical events and designers of the 20th Century influence contemporary designs. You will explore ways clothing is used to express a theme, mood and/or personality of the wearer, and the impact the overall style achieves. This unit is delivered and assessed concurrently with GRAP5358C (LMTFD4002B) Apply principles of colour theory to fashion design development and GRAP5366C (STIMA501) Create a fashion image for personal styling.            

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There is no pre-requisite for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4014B Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

Elements:

1 Identify the function of clothing 

2 Identify 20th century influences on role of designers

3 Identify influences on fashion design from 20th century

4 Identify construction techniques used through 20th century

5 Analyse fashion influences on current practice


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

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and has been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including projects and assignments designed for students to demonstrate their ability to identify and use design influences in contemporary design work. To successful complete this course students must demonstrate competency in all elements as listed. 

Students will be eligible for a graded result higher than Competency achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period and on the first assessment attempt. Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but will not be eligible for grading. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments.

All work must be submitted by the due date. Late submission will not be graded higher than a Competency Achieved (CAG)

Assessment will include:
Task 1 - Clothing on the Body
Task 2 - Influences of the 20th Century
Task 3 - Styling for a Client

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks. All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved.
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.Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment