ERIC Number: ED339890
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Apparel and Textiles Production, Management, and Services. Curriculum Guide.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Developed with input from personnel in the industries, this curriculum guide complements a companion reference book about various areas of the textiles and apparel industries. Each of the 22 chapters of the guide begins with 1 or more essential elements and objectives, and each chapter consists of teaching strategies for classroom use. Teaching aids (such as transparency masters, information sheets, and resources) are included for use in implementing the teaching strategies, and tests with answers are provided for each chapter. The chapters cover these topics: the textiles and apparel industries; job success in these industries; maintaining customer relations; safety and sanitation; goals, policies, and procedures; textiles and apparel--terminology, use, and care; selection of fabrics and notions for garment design; elements and principles of design; sewing, repairing, and pressing techniques; measuring for custom-made garments; pattern alteration procedures; unit construction techniques; garment alterations--fitting; garment alterations--adjustments; quality in apparel and accessories; coordinating apparel and accessories; marketing--promotions and special events; visual merchandising; use and care of sewing and pressing equipment; receiving, marking, and identifying laundry and dry cleaning; laundry and dry cleaning procedures; and safety and sanitation for laundering, pressing, and dry cleaning. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Clothing, Clothing Design, Clothing Instruction, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Fashion Industry, Laundry Drycleaning Occupations, Learning Activities, Needle Trades, Secondary Education, Sewing Instruction, Sewing Machine Operators, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Textiles Instruction, Transparencies, Units of Study
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Box 41161, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Vocational Programs.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Note: For corresponding reference book, see CE 060 024.