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CLTE452 Social Aspects of Clothing and Textiles

Dress and society: identity, gender, culture and subculture. Dress in history: the Pacific, nineteenth-century New Zealand and contemporary debates.

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Paper title Social Aspects of Clothing and Textiles
Paper code CLTE452
Subject Clothing and Textile Sciences
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,622.82
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,517.77

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CLTX 452
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Catherine Smith
Course workbook provided
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Cultural understanding.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Gain knowledge of the role of textiles and dress in society in relationship to identity, gender and culture
  • Gain knowledge of contemporary thinking in the field of dress history, with a focus on the Pacific and 19th-century New Zealand
  • Develop the capability to engage in interdisciplinary analysis and critical evaluation
  • Enhance skills in independent thought and communication competencies (written, oral)

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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system