Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Distance learning from the European Patent Office

Contents:

Author Info

  • Feinäugle, Roland
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    In the light of the changes in the way that patent information is delivered, the way that learning about patent information and related topics occurs is also changing. Accordingly, the EPO has recently developed electronic and distance learning materials on patent information products and related topics to complement the existing classroom training programme. A user survey on their training needs confirmed that these developments are in-line with the users' interests. The first initiative is a series of online self-study modules to help users to make best use of esp@cenet®. This series of short, interactive modules is targeted at new and occasional users and introduces the basic functionalities of esp@cenet. Secondly, the EPO has initiated a series of virtual classroom seminars with a pilot event in March 2004. In these live, interactive and moderator-guided training sessions participants can ask questions in oral and written form while following the explanations and live searches on their screens. By the end of 2004 more than 270 users had already participated in virtual seminars on various subjects related to patent information.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6V5D-4HTCT76-1/2/1ed711a18e7f6257008c00d9adf23efd
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Patent Information.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 63-74

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:eee:worpat:v:28:y:2006:i:1:p:63-74

    Contact details of provider:
    Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/654/description#description

    Order Information:
    Postal: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/regional
    Web: http://www.elsevier.com/orderme/journalorderform.cws_home/654/journalorderform1/orderooc/id=654&ref=654_01_ooc_1&version=01

    Related research

    Keywords: Distance learning Web-based training Computer-based training Patent information esp@cenet espacenet espacenet assistant esp@cenet assistant Virtual classroom Training Learning Education Asynchronous learning Synchronous learning Self-paced learning Tutor-lead training Interactive Self-study Blended learning Online Moderator Trainer European Patent Office EPO;

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:worpat:v:28:y:2006:i:1:p:63-74. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.