Open Knowledge Institutions

Reinventing Universities
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Contents


Acknowledgments


1. Preface

1. 1. The Flight of the Penguin

1. 2. The Moondyne Manifesto


2. Change

2. 1. An Open World

2. 2. Open Initiatives in Universities

2. 3. Open Knowledge and Conflict

2. 4. Open by Design


3. Knowledge

3. 1. Types of Knowledge

3. 2. Knowledge as a Good

3. 3. Open and Closed Knowledge Systems


4. Universities

4. 1. Universities as Open Knowledge Institutions

4. 2. Maintaining Open Knowledge Institutions

4. 3. Opting for Openness?


5. Coordination

5. 1. The Principle of Subsidiarity

5. 2. Knowledge Functions

5. 3. Coordination and Indicators

5. 4. Key Issues of Coordination


6. Communication

6. 1. Communication is Central

6. 2. Publishing Open Knowledge

6. 3. Mediating Open Knowledge

6. 4. Collecting Open Knowledge

6. 5. Rebundling Open Knowledge


7. Diversity

7. 1. What is the Role of Organisational Diversity?

7. 2. Building Trust

7. 3. The University as a Leader in Societal Diversity


8. Policy

8. 1. Policy and Governance Mechanisms

8. 2. Policy Design

8. 3. Policy Principles

8. 4. Policy in Context


9. Indicators

9. 1. Can We Evaluate Openness?

9. 2. Challenges in Evaluation

9. 3. A Framework for Open Indicators

9. 4. Institutionalising Open Indicators

9. 5. Signals of Openness


10. Action

10. 1. Ways Forward: Technical, Political, or Both?

10. 2. Ways to Proceed

10. 3. Leading the Way


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Contributors
Associate Professor
Professor at Curtin University
Education consultant and arts commentator
Senior Research Associate, IP Unit, University of Cape Town
Fellow, Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies
Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University
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Joan Leach
Academic Course Advisor, Western Sydney University
Executive Director
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Cassidy R. Sugimoto
Research Fellow, Centre for Culture and Technology, Curtin University

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Elizabeth Gadd: This is an interesting statement that has got me reflecting as to how, in any attempt to develop openness indicators, we have to be careful perhaps not to impose any one definition of openness on a...
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Elizabeth Gadd: Or we must seek to influence the ways that current rankings drive organisational change.
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Elizabeth Gadd: Is this always true? I would say it would only be true if there was reward attached. We’re not in this competitive place with openness and nor should we seek to get there.