Course Title: Fabric to Fashion Innovation Studio

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fabric to Fashion Innovation Studio

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209. 

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus.

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2794

Brunswick Campus

Postgraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2794

Brunswick Campus

Postgraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

PGRDFx2020 (All)

Course Coordinator: Caroline Tan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1302

Course Coordinator Email: caroline.tan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 511.02.006, Brunswick campus

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will work collaboratively in a studio environment to plan projects and produce fashion concepts within a sustainable fashion and textile business environment. Working in conjunction with industry stakeholders you will acquire entrepreneurial skills in apparel design and development across the fashion and textile supply chain. You will communicate project propositions and final outcomes to industry stakeholders.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes 

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

PLO 1: Identify entrepreneurial opportunities and recognise constraints for fashion and textile business development.

PLO 2: Apply business skills and knowledge to effectively develop a fashion venture.

PLO 4: Communicate propositions and outcomes to fashion industry stakeholders, recognising cultural inclusion.

PLO 5: Work collaboratively to plan projects and produce fashion concepts within a sustainable business environment for the fashion and textiles industry.


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO 1: Collaborate in a studio environment to produce fashion concepts within a sustainable fashion and textile business environment.

CLO 2: Investigate through practical applications entrepreneurial approaches to fashion and textile product innovation.

CLO 3: Communicate propositions and ideas for fashion apparel concept development for a global, culturally diverse fashion and textile industry.

CLO 4: Work professionally to produce sustainable fashion and textiles concepts.


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class and online activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to enquire, investigate, analyse and solve fashion entrepreneurship problems.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

RMIT Library provides extensive resources for fashion and textiles students. 

Search the library and consult the Fashion and Textiles Subject Guides for more information. 

The library also provides guides on academic referencing and assistance is available via phone, chat and email.


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. 

Continuous course assessment will consist of three summative assessments. The details of assessments will be given to you at the start of the course. Information about performance standards required for each assessment task are detailed in the assignment area of Canvas. 

Assessment Tasks: 

Assessment Task 1: Discussion Forum Tasks (Individual) (30%), CLO: 2  
 
Assessment Task 2: Hackathon Group Report (30%), CLOs: 1 & 3 
 
Assessment Task 3: Pitch, Presentation and Prototype (Group) (40%), CLOs: 3 & 4 

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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.