Pedagogy and Professional Development

Innovative Teaching for Real-World Capstone Experience in Apparel Production

Authors
  • Sabrina Huynh (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
  • Saemee Lyu (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
  • Muditha Senanayake (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Abstract

The textiles and apparel industry is one of the most globalized, dynamic, and labor intensive businesses with various sectors of production providing jobs for millions of people worldwide. Due to these reasons, it is important to understand the industry demands and prepare students for these industry needs. Institutions need to consider curriculum development according to the professions involved primarily in the product development process, the production process, and the distribution process. The purpose of this paper is to provide insights to instructors who teach the main two areas; apparel product development and production, especially as capstone series, in their curriculum development.

Keywords: Apparel Industry Professions

How to Cite:

Huynh, S., Lyu, S. & Senanayake, M., (2019) “Innovative Teaching for Real-World Capstone Experience in Apparel Production”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 76(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.8859

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Published on
15 Dec 2019