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List five sustainable values in the fashion industry (e.g., purpose, adaptability) and explain the importance of each one.

Have your views changed about sustainability in fashion from the beginning of this course? Do you think that the industry can achieve changes that are for the overall good of the planet, or do you see little changing in the next 10 years? 

FMM 325 Short Paper Rubric
Requirements of submission: Short paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch

margins, and discipline-appropriate citations. Page length requirements: 1–2 pages.

Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (85%) Needs Improvement (55%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Main Components

Pertaining to

Sustainable

Standards in Fashion

Includes all of the main

elements and requirements to

demonstrate knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Includes most of the main

elements and requirements and

demonstrates knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Includes some of the main

elements and requirements and

demonstrates knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Does not include any of the

main elements and

requirements

25

Analysis of

Environmental Issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents clear and reasoned

arguments that depict

environmental issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents somewhat clear and

reasoned arguments that

depict environmental issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents minimal arguments

that depict environmental

issues

Does not critically examine a

variety of sustainable sources

and does not present an

argument that depicts

environmental issues

25

Application to

Real-World Fashion

Industry

Integrates course concepts

effectively and clearly explains

the significance of key themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

Integrates most course

concepts effectively and

explains the significance of key

themes about sustainability and

the relationship with the

fashion industry

Integrates some course

concepts effectively and

somewhat explains the

significance of key themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

Does not correctly apply any of

the course concepts or themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

25

Research Incorporates many scholarly

resources effectively that

explore this topic

Incorporates some scholarly

resources effectively that

explore this topic

Incorporates very few scholarly

resources that explore this

topic

Does not incorporate scholarly

resources that explore this

topic

15

Writing

(Mechanics/

Citations)

No errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Minor errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Some errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Major errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

10

Earned Total 100%

FMM 325 Short Paper Rubric
Requirements of submission: Short paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch

margins, and discipline-appropriate citations. Page length requirements: 1–2 pages.

Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (85%) Needs Improvement (55%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Main Components

Pertaining to

Sustainable

Standards in Fashion

Includes all of the main

elements and requirements to

demonstrate knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Includes most of the main

elements and requirements and

demonstrates knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Includes some of the main

elements and requirements and

demonstrates knowledge of the

essential sustainable values in

the fashion industry

Does not include any of the

main elements and

requirements

25

Analysis of

Environmental Issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents clear and reasoned

arguments that depict

environmental issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents somewhat clear and

reasoned arguments that

depict environmental issues

Critically examines a variety of

sustainable sources and

presents minimal arguments

that depict environmental

issues

Does not critically examine a

variety of sustainable sources

and does not present an

argument that depicts

environmental issues

25

Application to

Real-World Fashion

Industry

Integrates course concepts

effectively and clearly explains

the significance of key themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

Integrates most course

concepts effectively and

explains the significance of key

themes about sustainability and

the relationship with the

fashion industry

Integrates some course

concepts effectively and

somewhat explains the

significance of key themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

Does not correctly apply any of

the course concepts or themes

about sustainability and the

relationship with the fashion

industry

25

Research Incorporates many scholarly

resources effectively that

explore this topic

Incorporates some scholarly

resources effectively that

explore this topic

Incorporates very few scholarly

resources that explore this

topic

Does not incorporate scholarly

resources that explore this

topic

15

Writing

(Mechanics/

Citations)

No errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Minor errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Some errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

Major errors related to

organization, grammar and

style, and citations

10

Earned Total 100%