ERIC Number: ED112139
Record Type: RIE
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Careers in Industrial Sewing for the Apparel Manufacturing Industry: Teacher-Student Guide.
American Apparel Manufacturers Association, Arlington, VA. Education Committee.; Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
The teacher-student guide has been developed as a service to schools in an effort to help them organize and operate meaningful courses in apparel manufacturing. For the school it furnishes practical information in implementing the course, such as facility design, equipment requirements, and teacher selection. For the teacher it provides a curriculum guide and instructional material. For the student it provides an interesting introduction to the industry, as well as an opportunity to learn skills that may lead to a career in the apparel industry. A systems approach to facilitate learning and motivate students to develop competencies in apparel manufacturing industry has been attempted. Individualized instructional procedure has been sequenced in eight illustrated units (apparel industry orientation, industrial sewing machine, machine operation, basic machine control, motion economy, basic industrial sewing operations, gauges and folders, and overview of other machine types) to aid students in developing skills and performing tasks required to become competent in a specific job or a series of industrial sewing jobs. The design includes concepts, instructional objectives, learning experiences,and evaluations based on task identifications and analysis. Information on suggested methods of instruction, teacher orientation, and requirements for establishing an apparel manufacturing course are appended. (Author/EC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: American Apparel Manufacturers Association, Arlington, VA. Education Committee.; Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
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