ERIC Number: ED242871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Development in Craft Sewing as a Vocation. Final Report.
Bourque, Janet; And Others
This curriculum is designed to serve as a guide for use by teachers conducting a course in crafts sewing as a business. Covered in the individual units of the course are the following topics: business skills (law, finance, insurance, and computer use); psychology and ethics (the effect of business on home and family, and ethical and effective business practices); production (product development, pattern drafting and sewing skills, production plans, studios, and pricing and profit); marketing (market research, markets, portfolios, product presentation, advertising, and promotion and publicity); and resources. Each unit consists of a series of lessons containing some or all of the following: a class title, notes, a lesson description, an objective, a teaching outline, and a bibliography. (MN)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Skills, Craft Workers, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Financial Support, Guidelines, Handicrafts, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Money Management, Needle Trades, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sewing Instruction, Small Businesses, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Lake Washington Vocational Technical Inst., Kirkland, WA.
Identifiers - Location: Washington