Interested in Learning How to Sew? Enroll in a Specialized Career and Technical Education Course – University of Arkansas Newswire

Students in the Spring 2022 section of this course.
Have you ever thought you would like to learn how to sew? Would you like to learn how to teach others how to sew? If so, CATE 4803: Problems in Career and Technical Education-Teaching Apparel Production is a great course for you.
This class meets once a week, every Tuesday from 8-10:45 a.m. Students enrolled in this course will learn about a variety of topics including, but not limited to:
This course is intended to familiarize students with the concepts found in the fashion and interior design curriculum content frameworks distributed by the Arkansas Department of Secondary and Elementary Education and prepare preservice teachers to facilitate clothing construction experiences in secondary classrooms. Problem- and project-based learning will provide the foundation for content delivery in this course. Students will be creating a variety of projects including aprons, pillowcases, coffee cozies and pin cushions into a portfolio showcasing a variety of sewing skills, as well as a summative project based on individual students' interests and skills.
This course is open to students from any major and has no prerequisite coursework. If you are interested in learning how to sew and how to teach others how to sew, contact Sheri Deaton at for more information.
Sheri Deaton, instructor, career and technical education
Curriculum and Instruction
Shannon Magsam, director of communications
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