Interior Design 1 State Course Outline

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Family and Consumer Sciences Department School Year 2014-2015


Interior Design 1, Interior Design 2, & Interior Applications

Teacher: Mrs. Derouin

Room: 303

Lecture & Lab Course: Monday - Friday

Course Description:

Interior Design 1:

Examines housing and interior decisions that individuals and families make based on their needs, the

environment, and technology. Emphasis is placed on selecting goods and services and creating functional and pleasing living environments based on sound financial decisions and design principles. Skills in mathematics, technology, and art are reinforced in this course.

Interior Design 2: Focuses on understanding the world of work in the housing and interiors industry. Students will investigate such topics as career development; design fundamentals, backgrounds and furnishings; architecture and design; housing decisions; and presentation skills. These activities are both contextual and authentic. This course is designed to further develop a student’s technical knowledge and skills in interior design.

Interior Design Applications: prepares students for entry-level and technical work opportunities in interior design. Students develop interior applications to meet client’s needs using components found in residential and non-residential settings. Students apply design, selection, production, and renovation skills to wall and floor coverings, lighting, windows, case goods, and upholstered furniture. Art and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing.

All three of these courses are designed to provide essential skills in the Commercial and Artistic Production Technologies career pathway. The student’s interest may be either for practical application or for career development. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include field trips, job shadowing, and services learning. FCCLA leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply instructional competencies and workplace readiness skills to authentic


Textbooks: Homes and Interiors, Housing Decisions, Residential Housing & Interiors

Interior Design 1 –State Course Outline

Units: Objectives: Course Weight:

Obj. 1 and 2 Housing Options 14%

(Interpret individual and family housing needs. Evaluate options and legal aspects of housing.)

Obj. 3 Design Fundamentals 9%

(Understand and apply the elements and principles of design and color.)

Obj. 4 and 5 Backgrounds and Furnishings 14% (Analyze interior background treatments. Recognize and evaluate home furnishings.) Obj. 6 and 7 Styles, Construction, and Design 19%

(Understand architectural styles and construction components. Understand aspects of a well-designed house.)

Obj. 8 and 9 Home Management 12%

(Interpret levels of comfort and safety in home design. Understand and apply home maintenance.)

Obj. 10 Career Development 4%



Interior Design 2 - State Course Outline

Units: Objectives: Course Weight:

Obj. 1, 2, and 3 Career Development 34 %

(Analyze career development techniques appropriate for entry-level and technical employment in the residential and non-residential design field. Interpret career development techniques appropriate for professional and entrepreneurial

positions in the residential and non-residential design field. Evaluate business skills needed by an entrepreneur or a professional in the residential and non-residential design field.)

Obj. 4, 5, and 6 Design Fundamentals and Theory 66%

(Apply the elements and principals of design in the residential and non-residential design field. Critique residential and non-residential space in the respect to space planning guidelines. Produce simple residential and non-residential

architectural drawings.)

Interior Applications - Enterprise State Course Outline

Units: Objectives: Course Weight:

OBJ. 1 , 2, and 3 Design Materials and Components 64%

(Analyze materials and components used in residential and non-residential design according to client needs. Synthesize furniture and accessories that create an aesthetically pleasing environment. Apply renovation techniques to residential

and non-residential spaces and furnishings.)

OBJ. 4 Design Presentation 36%

(Implement a cumulative housing and interiors-related project within the classroom for a target audience.)

Course Structure:

A variety of learning styles will be addressed in this class and are reflected in the structure of evaluation for the course. Class time will consist of lecture and class discussion as well as group and individual activities.

Grading Policy & Scale:

Major tests will be administered after the units are completed. Quizzes will be given, both announced and unannounced. Projects and Labs will count as a major test grade. THIS A PROJECT/LAB HEAVY COURSE. Semester Exams will be given from the North Carolina State VoCats Test Banks. This course has very demanding labs and projects, in which it is important that all students be present. In order to lead by example and teach the responsibility of a work ethic that many jobs are requiring today, I have included a work ethic grade to encourage the attendance and participation that is needed for this course. THIS A PROJECT/LAB HEAVY COURSE. Did you get that? THIS A PROJECT/LAB HEAVY COURSE. Extra credit opportunities are available for Raider Fridays and Random Acts of Kindness (RAK), and community involvement. ** Tests and quizzes MUST be made up within 3 days of returning to class after an absence. If you are unable to make up your test within this time frame, you will receive a zero.**

Daily Work/Quizzes 15%

Labs/ Projects/Tests


Participation/Work Ethic 25%

Student Supplies For All Classes:

Required Student Supplies:

Pencils (daily work) Black and/or Blue Pens (daily work)

1 3-Ring Binder 1.5” - 2” with Pockets (for class) 1 Packet of Notebook Paper

4 Tab Dividers Tennis Shoes for Labs

(Labeled: Syllabus, Classwork, Labs/Projects, and Reviews/Tests)

Students will need various materials throughout the semester for Labs and Projects

**If there are issues with the supply list, please feel free to see me personally**

Useful Additional Student Supplies (not required, but helpful!):



Unique Supplies for Interior Design classes:

Interior Design 1, 2, and

Interior Applications Student Supplies

Black Foam Core Boards Fabric & Housing Material Samples

2 Black Ultra Fine Point SHARPIES Sketchbook

1 Box of 24 colored pencils- 1 Small Pencil Sharpener with a cover Crayola are fine, PRISMA preferred Rubber Cement

** Additional project supplies will be needed, if there is anything out of the ordinary that cannot be provided by the school, I will give any big project list out, so students and families may financially plan, if there is ever a difficulty, please see me directly.**

Room 303 is BYOD!

What is BYOD? You ask… BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. Under

Additional Supplies you will see a laptop or tablet listed. In November the

Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools will open the server system for secured

WiFi to be used in classrooms for teachers who have participated in BYOD

training. However though it does state device, a handheld device will limit

student’s ability for test-taking and Power Point Notes. For these courses a

laptop or tablet will be more applicable

Student Responsibility:

Each student is responsible for reading the syllabus and becoming familiar with my expectations and policies. Although every effort will be made to follow this syllabus closely, it is subject to change. WHEN IN DOUBT

REFER TO YOUR STUDENT HANDBOOK. You are responsible for any announcements

concerning the course which are made during class, whether or not you are in attendance. If you miss class for any reason, you will need to ask a classmate for any notes written/discussed

during your absence. It is the student’s responsibility to check with me before or after class for any missed work AFTER you have spoken to a classmate. Missed work is found in your subject’s file. I will ask for homework assignments at the beginning of class. Unexcused

absences are not tolerated; there is no makeup work for unexcused absences. I

have an open door policy, but sometimes I may be in a meeting or unavailable. When you need to see me, it is best to set up an appointment to make up work, test, extra help on assignments, or projects. I am always available to help you with work for this course; however I will not “DO” the work for you. **HOMEWORK is only given when necessary and is expected to be turned in at the

beginning of class and completed by ALL students! **

ACK! You’ve Missed Class! Now What?

Due to unforeseen reasons, doctor, dentist, or orthodontist appointments, you may miss class. However due to the nature of this course and the PROJECTS please consider that when

scheduling appointments. First off, if you are going to be gone from class it is highly recommended to email me at and give a brief explanation of what is going on and when I can expect you back. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR LECTURES AND


classmate to get notes missed & check with me to get the Worksheets the class received during your absence. I will assign a date for your makeup work to be completed; work not completed on time will receive a zero. If you have

questions, please feel free to see me after you have spoken to a classmate and I am always available for an appointment. If you know you will be gone for several days in advance, please set up an appointment at least 24 hours before your absence so we can discuss work to be done while you are gone and file and notes you may need.



Mrs. Derouin’s Student Expectations

1. Be seated and prepared before I begin class. 2. Remain in your seat until the bell rings.

3. Raise your hand and ask permission if you need to leave your seat while the teacher is talking. 4. Keep your hands, feet, and personal comments to yourself.

5. I should not be able to see you chew gum.

6. I should not be able to see or hear your cell phone.

7. Power outlet’s are not for charging your personal cell phone. 8. Bottled water is the only beverage allowed in the classroom. 9. When in doubt, silence preserves your dignity.

10. Failure to follow instructions and rules will result in a referral


A Job at Mrs. Derouin’s Design Firm.

Every day you are in class, you are on the job. Each day you are present you earn a Work Ethic Point. Lab/Project days carry 2 Work Ethic points per day. FYI: Participation grades for Labs and Projects cannot be made up.

What is Work Ethics?

A work ethic is defined as a set of values based on hard work and diligence. A good work ethic includes being reliable, having initiative, or pursuing new skills. Employees exhibiting a good work ethic are often noticed and selected for better positions, more responsibility and ultimately promotion. Employees

who fail to exhibit a good work ethic may be regarded as failing to provide fair value for the wage the employer is paying them and often are not promoted or placed in positions of greater responsibility.

The Interior Design curriculums has very demanding labs and projects, in which it is important that all team members be present. THIS IS A PROJECT/LAB HEAVY COURSE. Remember: Participation and Work Ethic counts as 25% of your grade. Work Ethic points can be lost or not earned.

Ways to lose or not earn Work Ethic Points:

 Being Absent (Participation Grades cannot be made up!)  Tardy to class

 ISS (In School Suspension)  OSS (Out of School Suspension)  Issued a D-1 by Mrs. Derouin

 Causing Classroom and Lab disruptions  Cell Phone Confiscation

 Improper Attire for Class or Lab

 Not following Mrs. Derouin’s Expectations

Interior Design Know-Hows

Animoto – Website that turns photos, graphics, and texts into professional video slideshows with music.

CTE – Career and Technical Education

Edmodo – Secure Social Networking Site for Parents, Teachers, and Students. This is how you will turn in papers, projects, get assignments, and extra credit opportunities.

FACS – Family and Consumer Sciences

FCCLA – Family Career and Community Leaders of America – Nationally Recognized Organization by Colleges & Universities. FCCLA is a Student-Run organization for students who have or will be taking courses in FACS. Opportunities such as Awards, Competitions, Leadership, Scholarships, Scholastic Achievement, Socials, Travel and Volunteer work are possible. Be a Part! I encourage you to join Reagan’s FCCLA!



NTHS – National Technical Honors Society – If you are a junior or senior and have an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.5 in your CTE courses you may apply for membership in NTHS.

Raider Passes – Given on Raider Fridays. Students who choose to wear Raider colors (Black, Teal, and Silver) receive Raider Passes to be used for Bonus Points on Exams/Projects or may be used for Bathroom Passes during Class. RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Passes – Students may earn a RAK Pass given by Mrs. Derouin for choosing to help another out. RAK passes can be redeemed for Food Bucks or may be used for Bathroom Passes during Class. Work Ethic Points -Every day you are in class, you are on the job in Teen Living. Each day you are present you earn a Work Ethic Point. Lab days carry 2 Work Ethic points per day. Remember: Participation grades cannot be made up.

Website Info’s

(Fill in the following blanks! And yes, you will forget, so write it down Mrs. D will


Edmodo: Internet Explorer -> type in the address bar: ->

Click on -> I’m a Student and fill out the box that pops up with the following


Group Code: _____________________________________

Username: ______________________________________

Password: _______________________________________

Email: __________________________________________

Animoto: Internet Explorer -> type in the address bar: ->

Click on-> Sign Up (in the upper right corner) -> Click on the LITE (Free version) and

fill out the information

Email Address: __________________________________________

Password: _______________________________________________

“But innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or

calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea, or because

they realized something that shoots holes in how we've been

thinking about a problem.” - Steve Jobs

SO BE INNOVATION. Strive to challenge and demand

excellence from yourself. I hope for a great semester! I

look forward to getting to know you, instructing you,

and working with you.

M. Derouin




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