Knowledge Production and Distribution in the Disintermediation Era. #Oii10

6,683 views

Published on

Knowledge Production and Distribution in the Disintermediation Era.

The iCS-OII 2011 Symposium, “A Decade in Internet Time”. Oxford Internet Institute. September 2011 • http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1920766

Cristobal Cobo • University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Carlos Scolari • Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Hugo Pardo Kuklinski • Universitat de Vic

Published in: Education, Business

Knowledge Production and Distribution in the Disintermediation Era. #Oii10

  1. 1. Knowledge Productionand Distribution inthe Disintermediation EraOxford, UK • 09/2011Cristóbal Cobo / OIICarlos Scolari / UPFHugo Pardo Kuklinski / UVic-UB
  2. 2. New agents and technologies arediversifying the traditional mechanisms to produce and distribute knowledge.
  3. 3. Disintermediation can be defined as ‘cutting out the middleman’ in theproduction / distribution of knowledge.
  4. 4. Barnett & Blumner (1999). Outsourcing practices • Jarvis (2009). Aggregateduniversity (a new learning ecosystem).
  5. 5. Theoretical references
  6. 6. aBoyer (1990) • Categoriesof scholarship : discovery,teaching, application& integration of knowledge.
  7. 7. bGibbons et al. (1994) •Mode 1 > closed, objective,restricted to scientific communitiesand discipline-based.
  8. 8. Gibbons et al. (1994) •Mode 2 > open, interconnected,context dependent, not restrictedto scientific communities, networked.
  9. 9. MethodologyLeo Romero, por foxxyz. Flickr
  10. 10. Qualitative &exploratory methodology(‘purposeful sample’ of website).
  11. 11. aExploration of platforms thataddressed the Boyer’s dimensions.
  12. 12. b‘Open’ or ‘closed’ platforms wereidentified (Gibbons). 4 combinationsof O/C practices of productionand distribution of knowledge.
  13. 13. ConclusionsLeo Romero, por foxxyz. Flickr
  14. 14. 1Disintermediation is a way toconceptualize the current phaseof transition that higher educationinstitutions are facing in digital era.
  15. 15. 2A transitions rather than adichotomy O/C. Information flowsacross disciplines between experts& non-experts communities.
  16. 16. 3Knowledge broker negotiateswith an intermediary and facilitatesconnections between info, peopleand contexts. New profiles & skills.
  17. 17. 4Design and exploit new channelsand strategies for knowledgeproduction/distribution. Newvisibility/accessibility knowledge.
  18. 18. Creative Commons License • Flickr pics1. Attention, por A*BOO2. cestmondernierjourici, por renedepaula3. Pentax Option S5n, por artífecs4. Ahh, fun stuff in the examination room, por Tojosan5. < exit, por seb joguetGraphic Design: Hugo Pardo Kuklinski, CC License / September 2011Knowledge Production and Distribution in the Disintermediation Era.The iCS-OII 2011 Symposium, “A Decade in Internet Time”. Oxford Internet Institute. September2011 • http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1920766Cristobal Cobo • University of Oxford - Oxford Internet InstituteCarlos Scolari • Universitat Pompeu FabraHugo Pardo Kuklinski • Universitat de Vic/LMI-UB
  19. 19. Knowledge Productionand Distribution inthe Disintermediation EraOxford, UK • 09/2011Cristóbal Cobo / OIICarlos Scolari / UPFHugo Pardo Kuklinski / UVic

×