Course Title: Fashion Design Languages and Writing

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fashion Design Languages and Writing

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

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

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP2827

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022

Course Coordinator: Dr Sean Ryan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3891

Course Coordinator Email: sean.ryan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B 511.03.008

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of GRAP2821 Fashion Expressions.

Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.


Course Description

This course, Fashion Design Languages and Writing, enables you to explore writing and language in relation to your fashion practice. In this course, you will develop practical knowledge in writing practices and forms, using research-based and creative methods to produce a piece of writing that connects to fashion practice. This course will allow you to develop conceptual, critical or creative strategies in using writing to effectively communicate your practice, or other fashion practices.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

As this is a program option course, only Course Learning Outcomes are applicable.


Course Learning Outcomes 

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

CLO 1: Develop research techniques that engage with written expressions of fashion.    

CLO 2: Apply conceptual, critical or creative thinking to modes of writing practice.

CLO 3: Use written forms to effectively communicate your practice, or other fashion practices.


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to explore design, investigate, analyse and understand written expression as a key aspect of fashion practice.

Delivery may be online or on-campus as directed.


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.

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 learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.


Assessment tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome. They are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: Text Analysis (20%) CLO 1

Assessment Task 2: Annotated Written Piece (30%) CLO 1 and CLO 2

Assessment Task 3: Final Written Piece and Folio (50%) CLO 1, CLO 2 and CLO 3


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.