- Students will utilize their knowledge of textile science and textile science terminology, serviceability of textile products, and basic aspects of the organization of the apparel industry, when reading a popular press newspaper article.
- Students will review their understanding of textile production, assumptions about product quality, and consumer expectations for textile products.
- Students will review their understanding of the impact of labor costs and environmental issues on cost of garments.
- Students will engage in written and oral communication by responding to the questions provided.
This chapter is from E. Parker and M. A. Dickson, eds. Sustainable Fashion: A Handbook for Educators (Bristol, UK: Labour Behind the Label, 2009): 41–44.