University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (BULGARIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2018 Proceedings
Publication year: 2018
Pages: 1142-1149
ISBN: 978-84-09-05948-5
ISSN: 2340-1095
doi: 10.21125/iceri.2018.1263
Conference name: 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 12-14 November, 2018
Location: Seville, Spain
The integration of information and communication technologies in the educational process also reveals the need for new and modern practices of teaching subjects in different fields and majors in bachelor and master’s programs. In modern knowledge-based economy, new forms of learning are more often being offered, which relates to social and cultural changes in the society. Economic progress, the impact of technologies and Intellectual Property Rights are leading principles for the development of modern knowledge-based society. The University of Library Studies and Information Technologies offers formal and non-formal education to its students in the various educational and qualification degrees (Bachelor and Master). The purpose of this report is to present the interaction in Intellectual Property education in a university information environment. The object of the study is the formal and informal education offered to its students by ULSIT and the interaction between the teacher and the student in the educational process. The subject of the study is the methodology of the educational process in a real university environment as well as the methods for stimulating the student community in ULSIT to acquire new knowledge through non-formal education. On first place, a variety of revised, specialized and practical courses are summarized, the content of which is related to various aspects relevant to the complex subject of intellectual property. Secondly, in addition to formal education, emphasis is placed on non-formal learning offered in the form of scientific conferences, seminars, workshops and master classes. The report also presents the innovative educational structure created by ULSIT, the University Youth Knowledge Academy that offers Non-formal Education. Through it, students, PhD students, young scientists and teachers enter into an informal dialogue to exchange experience and knowledge. ULSIT and UNYKA work together to establish and develop practices that are both complete but also intriguing for students. In conclusion, summaries and conclusions are drawn.
Interaction, Intellectual Property, Formal Learning, Non-formal Learning, University Information Environment.