Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Fashion, Fashion Design
Taught In English
PrerequisitesDFB405 or XNB194 or PUB321
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewSynopsis:This unit further develops your textile knowledge and skills as gained in Textile Studies, and adds to your understanding of the role, development and impacts of textiles in society. The unit focuses on applying your skills in group and individual work in a design studio environment.Learning OutcomesTo successfully complete this unit you will:
Approaches to Teaching and LearningThe integration of theory and practice is achieved by linking lectures, studio workshops, and laboratory activities. Teaching methods include lectures, discussions, studio work, demonstrations, experimentation, seminars and self directed learning.AssessmentAssessment name: Creative WorkDescription: Working in a group, you will be required to produce an upcycled product and collaborative evaluation. This will demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively, to assess materials for reuse and to explore creative patternmaking/modelling.Relates to objectives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.Weight: 20Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: GroupDue date: Early-Mid SemesterAssessment name: Design FolioDescription: Your design folio will document the development of your response to the design brief. Your folio will show evidence of applied knowledge and understanding, problem-solving, reflection, evaluation and justification, and will use written and graphic communication forms.Relates to objectives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.Weight: 40Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: IndividualDue date: End SemesterAssessment name: Creative WorkDescription: You will be required to produce a product from a design brief. This will demonstrate your creativity, problem solving, and design, textile enhancement and construction skills.Relates to objectives: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.Weight: 40Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: IndividualDue date: End Semester
- Use scientific and design approaches to define and solve problems related to the physical, aesthetic and socio-cultural attributes of textiles and their functionality;
- Apply design and scientific principles, pattern making and construction skills in order to think and act critically and creatively;
- Demonstrate sound management and reflective skills in the design and production of quality textiles products;
- Demonstrate an ability to devise innovative approaches in addressing challenges; and
- Accept responsibility for personal and group decisions, actions and obligations.
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