Computer Services records on TICCIT

Computer Services records on TICCIT

Dates: 1971-1977

Collection contains materials from the TICCIT program.

  • Extent: 57 boxes (28.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Computer Services
  • Call Number: UA 1370
  • 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 Computer Services records on TICCIT 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 1370; Computer Services records on TICCIT; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1370, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Education, Higher--Computer-assisted instruction; TICCIT (Computer system)
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Computer Services records on TICCIT
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-11T04:25-0600
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Administrative History

TICCIT (Time-shared, Interactive, Computer-Controlled Information Television) was first developed as an interactive cable television system by the MITRE Corporation in 1968. MITRE, together with the University of Texas and the Instructional Research and Development Department of Brigham Young University, refined the system and created courseware for a program to teach college-level English and Algebra courses.

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