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Unit of Study DES10641 - Textiles and Design (2015)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the functional and aesthetic aspect of design in the textile area
2 apply the elements and principles of design across a range of textile applications
3 describe and demonstrate a range of decorative techniques including dyeing, printing & appliqué
4 outline the work of contemporary designers
5 demonstrate competence in graphically communicating design and the documentation of the design process used in the textile discipline
6 design, manufacture and evaluate textile items featuring surface decoration and based on different sources of inspiration
7 produce a range of appropriate resources for use in the teaching of the design section of Years 7-10 and Stage 6 Textiles and Design syllabi.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the functional and aesthetic aspect of design in the textile area
    • GA4:
  2. apply the elements and principles of design across a range of textile applications
    • GA2:
  3. describe and demonstrate a range of decorative techniques including dyeing, printing & appliqué
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. outline the work of contemporary designers
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate competence in graphically communicating design and the documentation of the design process used in the textile discipline
    • GA6:
  6. design, manufacture and evaluate textile items featuring surface decoration and based on different sources of inspiration
    • GA2:
  7. produce a range of appropriate resources for use in the teaching of the design section of Years 7-10 and Stage 6 Textiles and Design syllabi.
    • GA2:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.