EDVT11022 - Textile Technology

General Information

Unit Synopsis

The unit provides a practical 'hands on' learning context through which Textile Technology processes and production skills and knowledge are applied to creatively respond to textile design challenges. It engages with practical, theoretical and pedagogical aspects of Textile Technology as appropriate discipline content knowledge for teaching Home Economics and Design and Technologies in secondary schools.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2022

Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 50%
2. Written Assessment 20%
3. Portfolio 30%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 3.1 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 61.9% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student Survey Data
Feedback
Feelings of accomplishment on completing challenging tasks
Recommendation
Ensure tasks are challenging, engaging and relevant to teaching practice.
Action Taken
Tasks were challenging, engaging and relevant to teaching practice.
Source: Student Survey Data
Feedback
Moodle links
Recommendation
Update eReading list to include links to external websites.
Action Taken
eReading list included links to websites
Source: Lecturer professional reflection
Feedback
4 day Residential School
Recommendation
Evaluate residential school tasks.
Action Taken
Residential School tasks were updated
Source: Student survey
Feedback
Include a recycling textile project
Recommendation
Strengthen sustainability content
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student survey
Feedback
Adjustment to assessment tasks
Recommendation
Review assessment tasks as adjust as required
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student survey
Feedback
The residential school was excellent for learning practical skills and meeting my peers face-to-face.
Recommendation
Continue to provide a practical textile learning experience for students
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Design and create textile products
  2. Apply theories and pedagogies to teach textile technology
  3. Explore innovative textile processes and production skills and knowledge
  4. Investigate ethical and sustainable textile contexts
  5. Adhere to Workplace Health and Safety considerations when engaging in textile technology production.

Nil

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Portfolio
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10