Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Novel Packaging Technologies GDM 555 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ZEHRA AYHAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ZEHRA AYHAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective This course will cover new developments in food packaging.
Course Content Smart labels and RFID systems
Smart packages/smart materials and applications
Active packaging technologies and applications
Biodegradable packages (biopolymers) and applications
Edible films and applications
Controlled/modified atmosphere packaging technologies and applications
Nanotechnology/nanomaterials and applications
Electrospining and packaging application
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Examine the effect of new packaging technologies on food quality and safety , , , , ,
2 Disscuss the advantages and disadvantages of new packaging technologies , , , , ,
3 Compare new packaging technologies over the conventional technologies , , , , ,
4 Interpret the use of these new technologies in food and packaging industries , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Smart labels and RFID tags, intelligent packaging
2 Smart labels and RFID tags, intelligent packaging-paper evaluation
3 Active packaging technologies and applications
4 Active packaging technologies and applications-paper evaluation
5 Biodegradable packaging and biopolymers
6 Biodegradable packaging and biopolymers-paper evaluation
7 Edible films and coatings and applications
8 Edible films and coatings and applications-paper evaluation
9 Controlled and modified atmosphere packaging technologies
10 Controlled and modified atmosphere packaging technologies-paper evaluation
11 Nanotechnology, nanomaterials and packaging applications
12 Nanotechnology, nanomaterials and packaging applications-paper evaluation
13 Electrospinning and packaging applications
14 Electrospinning and packaging applications-paper evaluation
Course Notes Course material (power point slides)
Course Resources Scientific papers
Novel Food Packaging Tecniques. 2003. Raija Ahvenainen.CRC Press.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on high school education in a same or different area, to be able to reach knowledge, evaluate and interpret it to be able to do practice.
2 By utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area, to be able to expand the knowledge by scientific methods and use them in scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
3 To be able to define a problem, propose a solution method, solve it, evaluate the results and apply if it is necessary in his or her area.
4 To be able to transfer systematically the current developments, his or her studies to the other people as written, orally and visually. X
5 To be able to develop new strategic approach and produce solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
6 To be able to have oral or written communication ability in one of well know foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B2).
7 To have knowledge about software and hardware about computers and be able to use and improve data processing and communication abilities. X
8 To be able to watch scientific, social, and ethical values and teach and control them in the step of data collection, evaluation and announcement of them.
9 The qualifications gaining for values of scientific and ethical in stages of data collection, interpretation, dissemination and in all professional activities,
10 To create awareness about new and emerging applications of the profession; when the necessary gain skills to investigate and learn
11 To understand the social and environmental aspects of engineering practice, gain skills to adapt to the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
3. Ödev 20
4. Ödev 20
5. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Assignment 2 10 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 176
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6