Sustainability: The Materiality of Fashion
Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Environmental Sustainability, Fashion, Fashion Design
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis unit provides an introduction to the environmental, ethical and social issues connected to the production and consumption of fashion, and is intended to provide a base for students who wish to pursue further studies in fashion.Learning OutcomesOn completion of this unit you should be able to:
AssessmentAssessment name: Presentation (Oral or Group)Description: As a team you are required to work in collaboration to develop a project designed to raise awareness of sustainability in the fashion industry. As a team you will present the project and supporting research to the class.Relates to objectives: 1, 2Weight: 40Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: GroupDue date: Early - Mid SemesterAssessment name: ReportDescription: You are required to research contemporary sustainability issues pertinent to the fashion industry and identify methods for developing more sustainable practices for the industry.Relates to objectives: 1, 3Weight: 60Internal or external: InternalGroup or individual: IndividualDue date: End of Semester
- Identify key sustainability issues in the fashion industry within an intercultural context.
- Collaboratively develop a plan to address a key sustainability issue in the fashion industry.
- Apply written, oral and visual communication skills in the presentation of an analysis and evaluation of fashion industry practices.
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