Course Title: Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: GRAP5228C

Course Title: Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Katrina Rose

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9138

Course Contact Email:katrina.rose@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

nardia.robertson@rmit.edu.au

eleni.pierakou@rmit.edu.au

michelle.shepard@rmit.edu.au

 

 




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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to identify influences on fashion design and construction techniques of the 20th century.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4014B Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Purpose of clothing is identified

1.2 Characteristics represented in clothing are identified

1.3 Factors which influence the way people dress are identified

1.4 Function of clothing is related to fashion design

2.1 Significantly influential fashion designers of 20th century throughout the world are identified.

2.2 Role of fashion designers through 20th century is described and compared to current expectations

3.1 Fashion trends from 20th century are identified

3.2 Significant events of 20th century are identified and related to fashion changes

 4.1 Design features of 20th century garments are identified

4.2 Desired effects of design features are described

4.3 Construction techniques to create design features are described

4.4 Use of construction techniques in contemporary designs is identified

5.1 Design influences on current styling are analysed

5.2 Design influences on current trends are analysed

5.3 Use of construction techniques in current styles is analysed

5.4 Influences on new and emerging practices are analysed


Learning Outcomes


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


Details of Learning Activities

Students are required to attend lectures and tuturiaols and to actively engage in class discussions, problem solving activities and research field work activities.

Prepare a written report , On-Line Activities, workshops where students are challenged to reflect and debate on different value positions, concepts and issues.

Research and data collection, time management activities, collecting and analysing information



Teaching Schedule

WeekTopic

Element

Performance Criteria

Assessment
1Course Introduction  
2

Identify the function of clothing

Why we wear clothes

1.1 Purpose of clothing is identified

1.2 Characteristics represented in clothing are identified

1.3 Factors which influence the way people dress are identified

1.4 Function of clothing is related to fashion design
 
3History Of fashion/ Themes in Fashion History
Identify influences on the role of designers
Hand Out Assessment 1 Design Style Report 15%
2.1 Significantly influential fashion designers of 20th century throughout the world are identified.

2.2 Role of fashion designers through 20th century is described and compared to current expectations

3.1 Fashion trends from 20th century are identified

3.2 Significant events of 20th century are identified and related to fashion changes

3.3 A decade from 20thth century in investigated to identify influences on fashion development and demand
 
4Construction Techniques through the 20th Century
Design and construction techniques are identified and discussed
4.1 Design features of 20th century garments are identified

4.2 Desired effects of design features are described

4.3 Construction techniques to create design features are described

4.4 Use of construction techniques in contemporary designs is identified
 
5Analysis Fashion Influences on an enterprise
Brand, styling, price, fabric and colour
Hand Out Assessment 2 15%
5.1 Design influences on current styling are analysed

5.2 Design influences on current trends are analysed

5.3 Use of construction techniques in current styles is analysed

5.4 Influences on new and emerging practices are analysed
 
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Nil


Overview of Assessment

Preparation of written report


Assessment Tasks

Designer Style Report  50% Due week 7




Assessment Matrix

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