SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 4:22:11 PMFASH 8 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

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 construction and identification, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and legislation.

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 construction and identification, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and legislation.
(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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify and discuss the major factors that influence textile consumption.
2.  Describe current trends in fiber and fabric consumption.
3.  Assess and illustrate how the possible future problems in fiber consumption affect today's consumers.
4.  Identify specific imperfections or problems in textile products that cause dissatisfaction in consumption.
5.  State practices consumers may follow in selecting, using, and caring for textile products to increase satisfaction.
6.  List and compare the general properties of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers.
7.  Describe the manufacturing and processing for each of the natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers.
8.  Define basic terminology used in the textile industry.
9.  Describe briefly three testing techniques used to identify fibers.
10. Test and describe the general reaction of protein, cellulosic, and manufactured fibers when subjected to the burning and solubility experiments.
11. Compare the properties of the following: spun yarns, filament yarns, carded and combed yarns, woolen and worsted yarns, and simple, complex, or novelty yarns.
12. Identify and select the fabrication method illustrated by fabric swatches representing the commonly used methods of making fabric.
13. Compare the basic characteristics of fabrics made by knitting, weaving, or felting blends, etc.
14. Recognize and select basic types of knit fabrics.
15. Identify by fabric name and select swatches representative of
approximately 25 cotton, 15 wool, 10 silk, 4 linen, 20 man-made, and 20 synthetic fabrics.
16. Name and define at least 10 different types of finishes applied to fabrics for usefulness and appearance.
17. Recognize finish techniques used to apply color and design to fabric.
18. Explain how textile elements determine the care of the product for consumer satisfaction.
19. List and define five legislative acts and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rulings that relate to the sale of textile products.
20. Explain how each legislation provides benefits for the consumer.
21. Recognize violations of textile legislations and FTC rulings.
22. Explain the purposes of products used in laundering operations.
23. Explain how temperatures affect cleaning, wrinkling, dye stability, and fabric finish durability.
24. Describe satisfactory stain removal techniques for common stains often found on textile products.
25. List products that may be used effectively to remove water-based and oil-based stains.
26. Discuss the effects of modern laundering practices on the environment.
27. Identify and perform basic tapestry weaving techniques.
28. Spin wool fleece (optional project).

Topics and Scope
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I.    History of the textile industry
       A.  Brief overview of the industry
       B.  Recent developments
       C.  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.  Consumer movements and problems
       A.  Environmental impact
       B.  Environmental health and safety
       C.  Environmental issues and changes in the industry
       D.  Disposal
       E.  Recycling
IV.   Standards and government regulations
       A.  Silk Regulation, 1932
       B.  Wool Products Labeling Act, 1939
       C.  Fur Products Labeling Act, 1952
       D.  Textile Fiber Identification Act, 1960
       E.  Permanent Care Labeling Regulation, 1972
       F.  Flammable Fabrics Act, 1953
V.    Textile terms and properties
       A.  Basic language
       B.  Advantages of fibers
       C.  Disadvantages of fibers
       D.  Care of fibers
VI.   Manufacturing and processing of fibers
       A.  Natural
       B.  Man-made
       C.  Synthetic
       D.  Other fibers
VII.  Yarn structure
       A.  Filament
       B.  Spun
       C.  High bulk yarns
       D.  Fiber blends
       E.  Fiber length and twist
       F.  Yarn size
       G.  Simple yarn
       H.  Novelty yarn
       I.  Composite yarn
VIII. Fabric construction
       A.  Loom and its parts
       B.  Basic weaves
       C.  Fancy weaves
IX.   Knits
       A.  Filling or weft knits
       B.  Warp knits
X.    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
XI.   Fabric finishes
       A.  Aesthetic finishes
       B.  Special purpose finishes
       C.  Dyeing and printing
XII.  Care of textile products
       A.  Factors relating to cleaning
       B.  Laundering
       C.  Dry cleaning
       D.  Professional wet cleaning
       E.  Other cleaning methods
XIII. Textile experiments
       A.  Burn test
       B.  Chemical test
XIV.  Samples (lab)
       A.  Weaving - tapestry sample
       B.  Spinning wool sample (optional)

Assignments:
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1.  Notebook containing assignments given during the semester including:
   a. reference readings (e.g. reading reports)
   b. class lecture notes
   c. text assignments (e.g. answers to questions)
   d. handouts
   e. experiments and written descriptions
   f.  swatch collection
   g. labels and advertisements
2.  Research project or research paper (8-10 pages)
3.  Reference readings (3 required)
4.  Swatch collection
5.  Lab experiments, such as burn test and chemical test
6.  Objective tests (5-6) plus final exam
7.  An essay test
8.  Weekly reading from textbook (10-15 pages)

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, text questions, research project or paper, 3 reference readings, 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%
Lab projects and swatch collection
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short essay
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.  Kadolph, Sara J. Pearson. 11th Edition, 2010.
Instructor Generated Manual

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