SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 10:36:01 PMFASH 8 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 8Title:  INTRO TEXTILES  
Full Title:  Introductory Textiles
Last Reviewed:11/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CLTX 8

Catalog Description:
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The study of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers including their characteristics, use, and care for clothing and home furnishings. Topics include yarn and fabric identification, construction, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and government regulations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The study of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers including their characteristics, use, and care for clothing and home furnishings. Topics include yarn and fabric identification, construction, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and government regulations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify and select appropriate fabrics for use in home furnishings and fashion, utilizing the
    following criteria: fabric weaves, printing, and dyeing techniques, fiber content, advantages
    and disadvantages and care characteristics.
2.  Analyze yarn and fabric construction variations available to consumers.
3.  Evaluate and select appropriate methods to clean fabrics for home furnishings and fashion end
    products.

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course, the student will:
1. Identify and discuss the major factors that influence textile consumption.
2. Articulate practices that consumers may follow in selecting, using, and caring for textile
    products to increase satisfaction.
3. Describe the general properties and manufacturing processes for each of the natural,
    manmade, and synthetic fibers.
4. Define basic terminology used in the textile industry.
5. Test and describe the general reaction of protein, cellulosic, and manufactured fibers when
    subjected to the burning and solubility experiments.
6. Compare the properties of the following: spun yarns, filament yarns, carded and combed
    yarns, woolen and worsted yarns, and simple, complex, or novelty yarns.
7. Identify fabric name and select the fabrication method illustrated by fabric swatches.
8. Compare the basic characteristics of fabrics made by knitting, weaving, or felting.
9. Recognize and select basic types of knit fabrics.
10. Recognize types of finishes applied to fabrics for usefulness and appearance.
11. Recognize Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rulings that relate to the sale and use of textile
    products.
12. Explain the process and  purpose of products used in laundering operations.
13. Discuss the effects of modern laundering practices on the environment.

Topics and Scope
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I. History of the Textile Industry
    A. Brief overview of the industry
    B. New uses in medical, industrial, and agricultural industries
II. Cultural Background
    A. Current trends in textile consumption
    B. Future problems in fiber consumption
    C. Factors that influence consumer choices
III. Legal, Sustainability, and Environmental Issues
    A. Labeling Laws and Care regulations
    B. Laws and regulations related to safety  
     C. Environmental health and safety
    D. Disposal
    E. Recycling
IV. Textile Terms and Properties
    A. Basic language
    B. Advantages of fibers
    C. Disadvantages of fibers
    D. Care of fibers
V. Manufacturing and Processing of Fibers
    A. Natural
    B. Man-made
    C. Synthetic
    D. Other fibers
VI. Yarn Structure
    A. Filament
    B. Staple
    C. Fiber length and twist
     D. Fiber blends
    E. High bulk yarns
    F. Simple yarn
    G. Novelty yarn
    H. Composite yarn
VII. Fabric Construction
    A. Loom and its parts
    B. Basic weaves
    C. Fancy weaves
VIII. Knits
    A. Weft knits
    B. Warp knits
IX. Other Fabrication Methods
    A. Solutions
    B. Non-woven or fiber structure
    C. Felt
    D. Net-like structures
    E. Braids
    F. Lace
    G. Composite fabric
    H. Animal products
X. Fabric Finishes
    A. Aesthetic finishes
    B. Special purpose finishes
    C. Dyeing and printing
XI. Care of Textile Products
    A. Factors relating to cleaning
    B. Laundering
    C. Dry cleaning
    D. Professional wet cleaning
    E. Other cleaning methods
XII. Textile Experiments
    A. Burn test
    B. Chemical test
XIII. Samples (lab): Weaving - tapestry sample
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture Assignments:
1. Research project: such as term digital oral presentation or research paper (1500-2000 words)
2. Objective tests (5-6)
3. Weekly reading from textbook (10-15 pages)
 
Lab Assignments:
1. Journal/Notebook containing assignments given during the semester including:
  a. textile articles and notes
  b. lab reports
  c. swatch collection and analysis
  d. textile advertisements
2. Lab experiments, such as burn test and chemical test
3. Hands on textile-based projects

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 60%
Written homework; research project or paper; notebook
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
Textile based projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Textiles. 12th Ed. Kadolph, Sara and Marcketti, Sara. Pearson. 2017
Instructor Generated Manual

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