Department of Instructional Science records

Department of Instructional Science records

Dates: 1964-1998

This collection consists of two series. The first series contains information about the Dept. of Instructional Science. Reports, evaluations, self-studies, accreditations, research articles, and missionary research data are included. The second series consists of oversized materials, namely audiocassettes and miscellaneous electronic equipment.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.). -- 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 1310
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Instructional Science records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1310; Department of Instructional Science records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1310, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Transferred from Records Management, Aug. 2006.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Dyslexia; Education; Missionaries--Japan
Genre / Form
Articles; Audiocassettes; Floppy disks; Letters; Videotapes
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Department of Instructional Science records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-21T14:07-0700
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Administrative History

Instructional Psychology and Technology is a department in the McKay School of Education. During the 1960s-1980s when these records were created, the department was known as the Dept. of Instructional Science. It is a branch of study concerned with understanding the ideas, principles, and theories related to the improvement of instruction. Instructional Psychology and Technology deals with identifying and implementing improvements in instruction, understanding the principles that govern these improvements. IP&T applies these principles to solve instructional problems which occur in educational settings, public schools and universities, government, church, military, business and industry.

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