ERIC Number: ED102410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Drycleaning and Laundering: A Suggested Program Guide. Fashion Industry Series No. 5.
Fashion Inst. of Tech., New York, NY.
The drycleaning and laundering guide is the last of a series of five interrelated program resource guides encompassing the various dimensions of the fashion industry. The job-preparatory guide is intended to provide youth and adults with intensive preparation for initial entry employment and also with career advancement opportunities within specific categories of jobs within the clothing maintenance industry. It provides an overview of the industry, occupational opportunities, and competencies required of workers. It contains outlines of areas of instruction that include objectives to be achieved, teaching content and suggestions for learning experiences, evaluation, teaching resources, and instructional supplies. Areas of instruction range from fundamental instruction in textiles and apparel construction analysis to the skills of spotting, finishing, laundering, and salesmanship. Career advancement instruction includes leathers and suede, plant maintenance, industry workshop, and plant management. Suggested equipment and approximate costs are included as well as a bibliography and a list of representative trade associations. Other program considerations and services judged to be important to this job-preparatory program are also presented. (Author/MW)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Adult Vocational Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Ladders, Clothing Instruction, Curriculum Guides, Distributive Education, Educational Equipment, Fashion Industry, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Occupational Home Economics, Occupational Information, Program Development, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Salesmanship, Secondary Education, Service Occupations, Textiles Instruction
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fashion Inst. of Tech., New York, NY.
Note: For other documents in Fashion Industry Series, see CE 003 139-141 and CE 003 621