Natural history museums contribution to the process of building the knowledge based society

par Anna Ludwik

Thèse de doctorat en Sciences de l'information et de la communication

Sous la direction de Daniel Raichvarg et de Katarzyna Potyrala.

Thèses en préparation à Dijon en cotutelle avec l'Université pédagogique de Cracovie , dans le cadre de Lettres, Communication, Langues, Arts (LECLA) , en partenariat avec CIMEOS - EA 4177 - Laboratoire Communications, Médiations, Organisations, Savoirs (equipe de recherche) depuis le 08-01-2014 .


  • Résumé

    The natural history museums are part of the knowledge-based society – they develop themselves, they are creative and they undergo many changes. Each of elements mentioned in this dissertation, takes part in this process. Modern education should meet expectations of the knowledge-based society. Various ideas and concepts interject and complement each other. Participation, which can be found in the offers of the modern museums are alternative methods of gaining and mediation of knowledge. Interaction and modern approach to knowledge transfer in the Polish natural history museums are at the beginning of this journey e.g. Natural History Museum ISES PAS in Cracow. Participation in events and workshops, which can be found in the offer of modern institutions are alternative methods of gaining and mediation of knowledge e.g. Jardin des Science Museum in Dijon. The research results allow to formulate a conclusion, that the natural histoty museums influence creation of a knowledge-based cosiety. The reason of this, is the fact, that the modern museums have in their offer broader and more modern activities, based on various methods of mediation of knowledge, e.g. various types of communication. The results of the research include information of the changes in the museums functioning and “new museum staff competences' structure “. Further analysis can be focused on a theoretical and practical concept.