Course Title: Fashion Textile Technology
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Fashion Textile Technology
Credit Points: 12.00
RMIT University Vietnam
350H Fashion & Textiles
Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Donna Cleveland
Course Coordinator Phone: By email
Course Coordinator Email: email@example.com
Course Coordinator Location: RMIT Vietnam
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Required Prior Study
Successful completion of SOCU2302 Fashion, Textiles, Place and Story.
In this course you will examine ethical issues related to the National & Global Fashion Industry. You will learn through practical workshops how fashion industry practices impact the wellbeing of individuals, communities and the environment. You will also learn how the latest design approaches, textile technologies and other fashion materials are developed as well as their application to fashion enterprise. You will gain an understanding of how these processes result in implementation to meet the trends of a sustainable fashion industry and achieve positive outcomes for contemporary consumer lifestyles.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
Program Learning Outcomes:
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
PLO 1 Critically review, analyse and evaluate theory and industry knowledge relevant for fashion enterprise in the global fashion business environment.
PLO3: Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation to identify and solve problems in diverse contexts within the field of Fashion Enterprise.
PLO 6 Take initiative and apply judgment in planning, problem-solving and decision making in your practice or future study.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
CLO 1: Analyse textile technology, construction methods, sustainable practices and end-uses of various types of fashion textiles
CLO 2: Create a range of textiles technology and construction methods with a sustainable practice approach
CLO 3: Develop a range of sustainable textile merchandise and recommend for a specified end-use.
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 including:
- Workshops, lectures and seminars
- Demonstrations, critiques and discussions
- Independent research and development of practical skills to inform your practice
- Field trips and factory visits
- You will engage with your peers in critically reflective discussion of issues pertinent to your 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.
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.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
You will be assessed on your development and on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes. Assessment may include work arising from in class workshops, projects and presentations.
Assessment will cover both practical and theoretical aspects of your learning. Project work will allow you to focus your learning toward your capabilities. You may be required to submit a journal that documents your development and learning throughout this course.
Assignment Task 1: Analysis of textile technology, construction methods, sustainable fashion industry practices, and textile merchandise for a specified end-use. 50%
CLO: 1, 2
Assignment Task 2: A range of textile technology and construction methods and manipulation to create sustainable textile products for a specified end-use. 50%
CLO: 1, 2, 3
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.