ERIC Number: ED102432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Apparel Design and Production: A Suggested Program Guide. Fashion Industry Series No. 2.
Fashion Inst. of Tech., New York, NY.
The apparel design and production guide is the second of a series of five interrelated program resource guides encompassing the various dimensions of the fashion industry. Designed to provide youths and adults with intensive preparation for initial entry employment and also with career advancement opportunities within specific categories of jobs, the guide provides an overview of the apparel industry, occupational opportunities, and competencies required of workers. It contains outlines of areas of instruction which include: behavioral objectives, teaching content and suggestions for learning experiences, evaluation, teaching resources, and instructional supplies. Areas of instruction range from basic textile and fashion marketing to industrial sewing, designing, and garment construction. Career advancement skills include fabric utilization, quality control, pattern making, and advanced design. 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: Adult Vocational Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Ladders, Clothing Design, Clothing Instruction, Curriculum Guides, Distributive Education, Educational Equipment, Employment Opportunities, Fashion Industry, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Needle Trades, Occupational Home Economics, Occupational Information, Patternmaking, Program Development, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Secondary Education, Sewing Machine Operators
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.40)
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 003 139-142