This paper presents the Short Video Platform as a popular digital media in China, which redefined the concept of online education. Digital media sets up a virtual space for human information interaction. Based on a series of APP applications such as social media, online video, self-media and e-commerce, the empowerment of artificial intelligent to media has reshaped the human survival on digital media platform and constructed a new education mode on the basis of visual cyberspace, forming the communities with cultural identities.
Michael Gibbons put forward two modes of education: Mode1 and Mode2. The Mode1 refers to the traditional scientific research based on Newton's model, with single-discipline research as the main part, while the Mode 2 refers to the knowledge production model that uses the method of interdisciplinary research, with placing more emphasis on research results and social effects in specific ecological environment. Generally, Short Video + Knowledge is referring to the development of Mode2 in media ecology. To a certain extent, this also conforms to the concept of Ecology of Education (C. Lawrence,1976). Basically, the mode of Short Video + Knowledge is an integrated mechanism of school and social education, breaking the boundaries of interdisciplinary fields.
The Short Video + Knowledge products supported by pedagogy, psychology, narratology and other disciplines, showing the following characteristics: storytelling, gamification, knowledge tagging, personalized topic setting, vertical and professional analysis. Numerous short video fragments related to various fields form a visual encyclopedia in short video platform.
The medium is the metaphor. The mode of Short Video + Knowledge also participates in the social and political fields. It shapes a virtual digital scene constructed by AI, exerts a great impact on various fields of society, forming a new integrated mechanism of education.
Short Video + Knowledge, Digital platform, Integrated mechanism, Education, Justice