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ERIC Number: ED521977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar-7
Pages: 52
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
State Skill Standards: Fashion, Textiles and Design
Campbell, Rene Crepaldi; Gaudy, Glenna; Green-Jobe, Victoria; Hatch, Susan; Moen, Julianne; Sheldon, Shannon; Smith, Loree; Chessell, Karen
Nevada Department of Education
The mission of Fashion, Textiles and Design Education is to prepare students for family and community life and careers in the fashion industry by creating opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to: (1) Examine skills needed to effectively manage clothing decisions; (2) Evaluate the use, care and production of fibers, fabrics and textiles; (3) Integrate knowledge, skills and practices in clothing and textile construction; (4) Develop skills needed in the field of fashion merchandising; (5) Analyze career paths within the fashion, textiles and design fields; and (6) Achieve competence in workplace readiness, career development and lifelong learning. The standards apply to all students, regardless of age, gender, cultural or ethnic background, disabilities, aspirations, interests or motivations. The Fashion, Textiles and Design Standards format consists of three levels: the content standard; the performance standard; and performance indicators. The Fashion, Textiles and Design Standards include competency-based, conceptual and process perspectives. The content standard provides a broad description to assist individuals in understanding the content of the area. This standard is designed to provide a general description and overall direction.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Nevada