Course Title: Textile Design Presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Textile Design Presentation

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 2 2020

Course Coordinator: Ms Luise Adams

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9148

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: B513 F01 R003

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of GRAP2871 Textile Design Communication

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

Course Description

Textile Design Presentation synthesises your design skills to identify, develop and communicate your personal brand, practice direction and final portfolio. You will produce and present a folio that represents you as a textile designer and showcases your knowledge, skills and expertise. Using a variety of mediums, you will plan and execute portfolios that visually and verbally translate your textile design story and/or specialist knowledge, and demonstrate an understanding of contemporary textile design within professional textile design industries. At the end of this course, you should be able to clearly present and communicate your textile design practice to a variety of stakeholders. 

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes 

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

PLO2: Develop conceptual, creative, technical and digital skills to deepen and synthesise knowledge of textile design applications and technologies.

PLO5: Demonstrate creative, critical textile design thinking that recognises emerging trends and issues suitable for contemporary textile design and related industries.  

PLO6: Communicate and present design concepts using a diverse range of presentation mediums and materials in industry specific and broader design concepts.

Course Learning outcomes 

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

CLO1: Develop your design skills to deepen and synthesise knowledge of communication applications and technologies.

CLO2: Demonstrate analytical and creative thinking which recognises contemporary trends and issues in textile design and related industries.

CLO3: Create and present design concepts using verbal and visual communication methods.


Overview of Learning Activities

Classes will be delivered using an online blended learning model. Your learning will be facilitated through a range of online in-class and self-paced activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities promote your ability to explore design, investigate, analyse and understand textile design practice.

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 1: Research Summary Report (20%)
CLOs: 2 & 3

Assessment 2: Communication Package (30%)
CLOs: 1 & 2

Assessment 3: Portfolio (50%)
CLOs: 1, 2 & 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.