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Stimulating Learning About Textiles With Fast Fashion In Urban And Rural Settings, Diana Saiki, Alyssa Dana Adomaitis Mar 2017

Stimulating Learning About Textiles With Fast Fashion In Urban And Rural Settings, Diana Saiki, Alyssa Dana Adomaitis

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It is important for students who plan to work in the fashion industry to understand fast-fashion and its implications. A constructivist approach to teaching where an instructor starts with students’ experiences has been useful to teach fashion subjects. The purposes of this paper were to: 1) present and assess a teaching activity guided by constructivist theory where students were required to analyze quality of a garment made pre and another made post fast fashion, and 2) compare and contrast knowledge of fast fashion and quality among students given their rural versus urban experiences. Two textiles classes in rural (n = 37 ...


An Educational Program To Enhance Experiential Aspects Of Small Rural Business Websites, Ann Marie Fiore, Linda S. Niehm, Keila Tyner, Jihye Yoo, Miyoung Jeong, Cheryl Olmstead Hausafus, Haemoon Oh Jan 2005

An Educational Program To Enhance Experiential Aspects Of Small Rural Business Websites, Ann Marie Fiore, Linda S. Niehm, Keila Tyner, Jihye Yoo, Miyoung Jeong, Cheryl Olmstead Hausafus, Haemoon Oh

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Building upon specialized academic expertise, an interdisciplinary group of educators from three programs have developed an externally funded program for educating rural small businesses, on ways to enhance aspects of their website designs.