The mission of the instruction program in FDM is to provide students with appropriate knowledge and skills for career positions in apparel and fashion-related industries; to promote understanding of the effects of global social, economic, and political issues on apparel and fashion-related industries and on modes of dress; to foster appreciation of the role of dress and appearance as these reflect and shape individual behavior, social and economic exchange and cultural conditions; to nurture intellectual growth and creativity, and to support the mission of the College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources by fostering student acquisition of problem-solving, analytic, and communication skills. The assessment of FDM program will evaluate FDM graduate of the FDM program demonstrate knowledge and skills in the fashion and/or textile industry. All faculty members are evaluating graduates’ final presentations and portfolios. A 5-scale was used to evaluate students’ oral and portfolio from all seven goals and ten student learning outcomes in their final semester. by Shu-Hwa Lin
Lin, S.H. (2015, April). The Assessment of Fashion Design Merchandising Program. Poster session presented at the Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.