Fashion Merchandising Syllabus Winter 2010
General Information • Instructor: Mrs. Wollborg • 4th Hour Prep / Room 1507 • E-mail: email@example.com • My Website: www.schoolrack.com/ewollborg • Daily agenda, contact information (e-mail) & uploaded files (notes, assignments, etc.)
Materials • 3 Ring Binder • Section Dividers • 1 Section: “Fash Bash Terms” • 1 Section: “Designer Spotlight” • Textbook: Fashion Marketing
Rules & Expectations • Students are not allowed in the computer lab if I am not in the room • Sign up is necessary in order to stay after school in my room to complete work • All quizzes & tests will be made up before or after school • All work must be turned in on the due date with the exception of an excused absence • Tardies will be recorded – be on time
Rules & Expectations • Be respectful of the computers and classroom • Any damage to your workstation will be your responsibility! • Participation points may be given during a class period that we are working on projects & assignments • Computers are to be utilized for appropriate classroom assignments ONLY • If games are played, you will lose your privileges • iPods, iTouch, etc. usage is at my discretion. They may only be used if I say so at the time. If I hear them or they are disruptive - privileges will be lost.
Topics To Be Covered • Intro to the Fashion Business • History of Style/Costume • Basics of Merchandising & Marketing • Trends, textiles & apparel styles • Designing Fashion • General Fashion Terms • Retail Math • Branding • Retail Positioning • Fashion Show
Designer Spotlight • You will be given a specific designer every week • Monday • You will be turning in a written, 1 page bio on that designer by Friday (beginning of class) • Must be in your own words! • Will be collected thru turnitin.com
Fash Bash Terms • At the beginning of every week there will be terms on the board that you will have to define by the end of that week • There will be various quizzes/tests over these terms throughout the semester