ERIC Number: ED312495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Textiles and Apparel Design.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
This document contains teacher's materials for a seven-unit secondary education vocational home economics course on textiles and apparel design. The units cover: (1) fiber/fiber characteristics and textile development (including fabrication and dyeing, printing, and finishing); (2) textile and apparel design industries (including their history and the organization of an apparel manufacturing company); (3) textile selection, use, and care; (4) textile and apparel design industry regulations; (5) design procedures (including tasks, factors enhancing design, and applying draping and flat pattern techniques); (6) costing and producing the final design product (including the product completion process, the relationship between product design and construction requirements, and product marketing procedures); and (7) career options and adjustments for those in the textile and apparel fields (including personal characteristics needed in the field and how to manage multiple roles). Materials for each unit include a conceptual outline shown in the left-hand column of each page that corresponds to applicable learning activities and evaluation experiences in the right-hand column. Key points for content discussion and methods for developing critical thinking skills are designated. Content areas relevant to developing basic academic skills are also marked, as are those areas relevant to developing skills within the elements common to all vocational education courses. Fifty teaching aids keyed to the learning and evaluation experiences are included in the document. (CML)
Descriptors: Clothing, Clothing Design, Clothing Instruction, Fashion Industry, Finishing, Needle Trades, Occupational Home Economics, Patternmaking, Secondary Education, Textiles Instruction
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Box 4067, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-4067.
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.