Course Syllabus Fashion Design Hendrickson High School Instructor: Nicole Siler Classroom: B114 Office: B Office Telephone Number: 594-1100 Fax Number: 594-1105 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.schoolrack.com/Nicolesiler/ Conference Time - Nicole Siler: 2:30-3:20 Tutoring Hours - Nicole Morvant: (M, T, W) 8:15 – 8:50 a.m. Course Name – Fashion Design I Course # 7261 Credit: 1 Grade: 10-12 Prerequisite: none Fashion Design focuses on the fashion industry as well as all aspects of fashion and wardrobe care. This is a project oriented course focusing on designing, constructing, and altering apparel. Advanced Fashion Design Course # 7262 Credit: 2 Grade: 11-12 Prerequisite: Fashion Design I This course focuses on all aspects of the textile and apparel industries. Projects will focus on more advanced production techniques as well as creation of a fashion design portfolio. Course Objectives - Analyze the influence of advertising on consumer apparel choices. Interpret labeling information to determine care procedures for apparel products. Explain human and financial resources affecting individual and family clothing decisions. Apply basic apparel production skills if training for a career in the apparel industry. Utilize a career-connections experience to demonstrate occupational applications of competencies developed in the study of apparel. Format and Procedure / Instruction Methods/Assignments Instructional methods will consist of but not limited to power point presentations, handouts, hands-on experiments, textbooks and other reading assignments. The use of multimedia materials (such as videotapes, computer software programs) and guest speakers may be included. Hendrickson High School Grading Protocols for 2008-2009 Major (Summative) Grades Minor (Formative) Grades 3 or more per grading period 6 or more per grading period Category Weight 60% Category Weight 40% Tests/Exams Independent practice Projects Quizzes Portfolios Warm-ups Performances Reviews Products Progress checks Final Process Writing Pieces Journals Major Lab Experiences Components of Writing Process Presentations Lab Experience Spelling tests Daily work Assignment of Grades The teacher has the discretion to drop grades as long as minimums above are maintained. Timeliness of posting Teacher will refresh on-line grade books weekly, by start of school day each Tuesday. Retesting or Redoing Students scoring below “70” on a Major (Summative) Grade shall be allowed (or may be required) to redo the assignment/test (or similar) after completing prerequisite work. The higher grade, with a maximum of “70”, shall be recorded. Retesting/redoing should be completed within five school days (unless the teacher makes alternative provision for extenuating circumstances). Late Work Students will be afforded opportunity to submit late work for Formative Assignments during each grading period. Late work submissions in this regard must be submitted within two school days of the original submission date. Teachers may extend the deadline for legitimate student absences. Late work submissions in this regard must be good-faith efforts at the assignment; trivial attempts at assignments will not be accepted or graded. The teacher will determine the worthiness of the late assignment submitted. Late work submitted in this regard will receive a grade no lower than 50. Extra credit assignments are NOT subject to this Late Work provision. Class Expectations- Safety conditions will be required at all times and students not complying with these procedures will be removed from lab and sent to an alternative location for that time. If a student does not adhere to this standard, they will not be allowed to participate in lab for that class period and will not receive credit for the class that day until the alternative assignment has been turned in. Course Requirements – Standard Class Supplies – notebook, pencils / pens, notebook paper, highlighter, 1 box of Tissue, glue stick, colored pencils. Each instructor may ask for additional supplies as the school year progresses. Composition Book/Spiral Notebook (for Journal) o In a composition book/spiral notebook you will keep a daily journal. You are required to write down the entry and then respond with what it means to you underneath the entry. I don’t know, I don’t care, and I don’t understand this, are NOT acceptable answers. o If you do not understand please ask me to explain the quote. o Composition books will be left in the classroom for me to be able to look at and respond to you. Course Readings – Required Textbook – Fashion! The world of Fashion Merchandising Academic Integrity - Each student in the course is expected to abide by the Pflugerville ISD Code of Conduct and Student handbook with regard to academic integrity. Any work submitted by a student in this course will be the students own work, unless otherwise specifically directed by the teacher.