FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 205 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
History of Dress
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 205
Fall
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Application: Experiment / Laboratory / Workshop
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide a general overview of the development of costume from pre-historic times until the 19th century in context with sociological, economical and cultural movements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to define the historical and cultural developments of costume until the 19th century.
  • will be able to compare costume with the different social, critical, political and historical approaches
  • will be able to classify changing silhouettes, costumes, important and legendary figures in history
  • will be able to document these classifications with a professional digital layout-tool (InDesign)
  • will be able to apply retrospective approaches on their design practices and projects during their education
Course Description In this course, basic terminology and forms of historic dresses will be explained until the beginning of the 19th century with an understanding of the importance and use of historical research in design practice.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course Intro and Indesign Intro and Layout Exercise
2 Eastern Civilizations | Mesopotamia, Sumer Babylon, Assyria, Hittites, Persia Chapter 1, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.7-12
3 Mediterranean Civilizations | Egypt Chapter 1, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.7-19.
4 Mediterranean Civilizations | Greece Chapter 2, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp. 20-30
5 Midterm
6 10th-12th Century | Early Medieval, Byzantium, Christian Iconography Chapter 3, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.35-40
7 13th-14th Century | Medieval, Crusades, Gothic Revival, Orientalization Chapter 3, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.35-40
8 15th-16th Century | Renaissance, Humanism Chapter 4, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.40-52
9 17th Century | Baroque, French Absolutism, 30 Year War, Vanitas, Memento Mori, Carpe Diem Chapter 5-6, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.53-64
10 1750-1789 | Rococo | French Revolution | Marie Antoinette Chapter 5-6, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.53-64
11 Chapter 5-6, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, pp.53-64 1790-1820 | Directoire | Empire | Regency Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion pp. 13-24
12 1820-1869 | Romanticism | Urbanization | Nouveaux Riches Early Victorian | Imperialism | 2nd Empire Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion pp. 13-24
13 1870-1919 | Early Victorian | Imperialism | 2nd Empire Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 9
14 Final InDesign submission
15 Course Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg,

ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8

Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames, and Hudson, 1992, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

Suggested Readings/Materials

Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion, Laurence King Pub. Ltd, ISBN 978 1 78067 603 6

Boucher, François, A History of Costume in the West, Thames, and Hudson,1996, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

Cosgrave, Bronwyn, The Complete History of Costume and Fashion: From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day, Checkmark Books, 2000, ISBN: 978-0816045747

Breward, Christopher, The Culture of Fashion, Manchester University Press, 1995, ISBN: 978-0-7190-4125-9

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
9
90
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
10
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
10
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
9
4
36
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
8
8
Final Exam
0
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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