HNB4M The World Of Fashion – Grade 12 (University/College)
PREREQUISITE: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
GRADE: 12 (University/College)
AVAILABILITY: Blyth Academy Online
THE ONTARIO CURRICULUM: Social Sciences and Humanities
UNIT ONEIntroduction and Research - What is Fashion?
- In this unit, students will be introduced to the World of Fashion. Students will develop critical thinking and research skills. Students will cover topics such as famous designers and their contributions to the industry, the function of fashion within many fields such as film, the industry itself and careers within it, theories surrounding fashion and social sciences, APA formatting via basic, in-text, and referencing.
UNIT TWOInfluences on Fashion
- In this unit, students will learn about trends in the world and how culture and history shape fashion and textile designs. Students will learn about haute couture, fashion houses, fashion centres. Students will also explore the tools and Technologies that impact the world of fashion (synthetic fibres, weaving, overlock serger, etc.). Students will examine trends, styles, fads and fashion cycles. They will also study the historical Influences on Fashion influenced by (climate, gender norms, proximity, access to materials, politics, etc.).
UNIT THREEGlobalization, Environmentalism, and Social Sciences
- In this unit, students will learn about how fashion is a social science. Students will explore how Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology connect to fashion, as well as how specialized markets need specific tools, cuts, and fabrics. Students will examine how the fashion industry is the second largest polluter on earth, and how they contribute to that issue.
UNIT FOURDesign and Upcycling
- In this unit, students will be given a glimpse inside the world of fashion design. Students will create a look-book and explore their own closet. Students will create or upcycle their own products, as well as learn and use safety precaution procedures. Students will learn and demonstrate Colour Theory and elements and principles of design, as well as create, demonstrate, and teach others how to create and use fashion products.
- This project is one of the final evaluations of HNB4M online. This project will challenge students to apply all the knowledge and skills they have developed over the course, and will be worth 20% of the final grade.
FINAL EXAMProctored Exam
- This exam is the final evaluation of HNB4M online. Students need to arrange their final exam 10 days in advance. All coursework should be completed and submitted before writing the final exam, please be advised that once the exam is written, any outstanding coursework will be given a grade of zero. The exam will be two hours.
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