Paper presented at 3rd Annual International Conference on Education in Honolulu, Hawaii 1-04-2005 The packaging industry is the third largest industry in the United States. Several billion dollars are spent annually on packaging. Individuals who design, develop, implement and improve packaging are employed in the industries of food, cosmetics, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and industrial goods. The packaging industry, like all industries, requires educational systems that providing current, relevant knowledge and skills. This challenge is compounded by rapidly changing technology, the changing nature of the workplace and globalization. This paper provides a model for postsecondary curriculum development, a curriculum assessment method, considerations and implications.
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Packaging Science (CAST)
Voss, Thomas, "Model of postsecondary curriculum develpment, implementation and assessment for packaging education" (2005). Accessed from
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