Learning objects Fashion design: studio


Explore how a fashion company works to design a range of clothes. Choose words to complete a description about tools of the trade. Answer questions about the roles of three departments within the company: market research, advertising and quality control. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students explore methods used in texts to communicate meaning, including print and visuals.
  • Students select textual elements appropriate to a purpose.
  • Students identify the meaning of a text by synthesising information elements.
Educational value
  • Identifies the roles of market research, product testing and advertising.
  • Relates nouns to their context within short sentences about the fashion industry.
  • Tests understanding of key concepts through a cloze activity and a multiple-choice quiz.
  • Contains a glossary of difficult terms and their pronunciation.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • english;
  • Technologies
  • Technology/Designing, making and appraising
  • English/Speaking and listening
  • English/Reading and viewing
  • English/Writing
  • English/Informal settings
  • English/Everyday texts
  • English/Text construction
  • English/Critical literacy
  • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
  • English/Visual texts
  • Technology/Design
  • Technology/Everyday products
  • Technology/Organisation
  • Technology/Promotion
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Comprehension Activity;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

  • Subject matter expert
  • Organisation: Deakin University; Faculty of Education; Consultancy and Development Unit
  • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
  • URL: http://www.deakin.edu.au/
  • Technical implementer
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 27 May 2014
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Colour independence
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Hyperlinks to definitions of tricky words may fail if using Flash Player v.8 (security settings prevent Javascript launching a new browser window).
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.