ERIC Number: ED209536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Clothing Curriculum.
Fraser, Annette J.
Designed to provide individualized, hands-on experience for secondary or postsecondary students in gainful homemaking programs, this occupational clothing curriculum contains eight learning modules. The following topics are covered in the modules: plant production for the needle trades (needle trade structure and operation, terminology, history, equipment/techniques, careers/job availability, labeling); power sewing equipment (teacher maintenance, student use and care); basic industrial sewing techniques (stitching various fabrics and blindstitching); short projects (advanced stitching methods, utilization of basic attachments); needle trade production simulation; drapery making (basics of drapery making, selecting styles, measuring/cutting, constructing pleated drapes); recreational vehicle upholstery (box cushion construction, cording and zipper insertion techniques); and alterations (occupations in alterations, basic alteration procedures, determination of preparations that are possible in changing the dimensions of commercial garments). Following an initial listing of competencies taught in the given module, each module includes learning activities, worksheets, and performance checklists. A module evaluation form is appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Clothing, Clothing Instruction, Competence, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Manufacturing, Needle Trades, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sewing Instruction, Sewing Machine Operators, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Board for Vocational Education, Salt Lake City.
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