ERIC Number: ED448311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Textile and Apparel Production, Management, and Services. Reference Book [and] Student Activity Book.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
This student activity book and reference book, which are part of a family and consumer sciences education series focusing on a broad range of employment opportunities, are intended for use in 1- and 2-year textile and apparel production, management, and services programs for Texas high school students. The reference book provides information needed by employees in this occupational area. Each chapter includes the following components: (1) a list of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills that are discussed in the chapter; (2) a list of chapter vocabulary; (3) italicized, bold-faced vocabulary terms with definitions or explanations; (4) illustrations of equipment and procedures used in the industry today; (5) boxes posing "essential questions" about the materials presented; and (6) chapter highlights. Concluding the reference book are a 28-item reference list and an index. The student activity book provides a variety of pencil-and-paper activities designed to correlate with and reinforce the concepts presented in the reference book's 23 chapters. The following are among the topics covered in the program: the textile and apparel industries; career opportunities and employability success; selecting and coordinating apparel and accessories; design; merchandising; sewing equipment; garment design, construction, and alteration; laundry and dry cleaning; and safety and sanitation. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Clothing, Clothing Design, Competence, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Fashion Industry, High Schools, Home Economics Skills, Job Skills, Laundry Drycleaning Occupations, Learning Activities, Merchandising, Needle Trades, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Home Economics, Occupational Safety and Health, Sewing Instruction, Sewing Machine Operators, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Work Environment, Workbooks
Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 41161, Lubbock, TX 79409-1116. Tel: 806-742-3029; Fax: 806-742-3029.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Texas