EDVT11022 - Textile Technology

General Information

Unit Synopsis

The unit provides a practical 'hands on' learning context through which content knowledge in Textile Technology is presented. It engages with practical and theoretical aspects of textile technology as appropriate discipline content knowledge for teaching Home Economics in secondary schools.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
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 1 - 2020

Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Mixed Mode
Term 2 - 2021 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. Practical and Written Assessment 50%

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

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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
Feedback
The number of resources given to students was excellent and gave us a head start to acquiring our own educational resource portfolio.
Recommendation
Maintain high quality resources.
Action Taken
Student resources were maintained.
Source: Student Survey
Feedback
The assessment task 2 was hard to navigate to what 'specifically' needed to be handed in.
Recommendation
Adjustment assessment task for clarity and explain the pedagogical intention of a "flipped classroom" where students are supported but also encouraged to follow their own paths of inquiry.
Action Taken
Assessment was adjusted and students informed.
Source: Student Evaluation Survey
Feedback
The design process for the creative product needs further explanation
Recommendation
Develop new learning materials that scaffold the design process and creative product creation.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Evaluation Survey
Feedback
Some aspects of assessment task 2 were unclear
Recommendation
Refine assessment task 2 for clarity
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student Evaluation Survey
Feedback
Attending Residential School and the textile materials are expensive
Recommendation
Residential School and the textile portfolio are essential for this unit. Encourage students to seek funding assistance through the scholarship team.
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 of textile technology
  3. Experiment with textile technologies
  4. Apply relevant textile facility maintenance processes and procedures
  5. Adhere to appropriate Workplace Health and Safety considerations when engaging in textile technology production.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical and Written Assessment
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
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical and Written Assessment