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Brigham Young University. Department of Instructional Science (1976-1984)

 Organization

Administrative History

The Department of Instructional Science (1976-1984) was a teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1976 within the College of Education, and was responsible for responsible for instruction in pedagogy, instructional design, technology, and instructional psychology. The department offered a range of master's and Ph.D. degrees. Department chairs included Harvey B. Black (1976-1978) and Grant V. Harrison (1978-1984). In 1984 the department was reorganized as the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Science.

Citation

BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW, Apr. 2, 2014 (Department of Instructional Science; est. 1976 in College of Education; responsible for instruction in pedagogy, instructional design, technology, and instructional psychology; offered master's and Ph.D. degrees; chairs, Harvey B. Black (1976-1978) and Grant V. Harrison (1978-1984); reorganized as Department of Curriculum and Instructional Science, 1984; another later unit with same name created in 1986)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Instructional Science course records, 1955-1982

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: 44-51
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains guidebooks, articles, and course notes, as well as notes on instructor evaluation. Materials approximately date from between 1955 and 1982.
Dates: 1955-1982

Department of Instructional Science instructor materials, 1973-1981

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains course materials on instructional research, a photocopy of a dissertation on student learning strategies, and a T.E.A.M. Problem Solving instructors guide. Also includes planning materials related to Mutual Improvement Association activities in Menlo Park, California. Materials date between approximately 1973 and 1981.
Dates: 1973-1981

Department of Instructional Science policies and procedures, 1955-1981

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains instructional policies and procedures, including such subjects as budgeting, grading, evaluations, and orientations. Also includes policy development and precedence in individual cases. Materials approximately date from between 1955 and 1981.
Dates: 1955-1981

Department of Instructional Science project records, 1967-1981

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 1-43
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains articles, sample student assignments, and reports associated with curriculum design. Materials date from between 1967 and 1981.
Dates: 1967-1981

Department of Instructional Science records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5392
Overview Collection contains records of the Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology from 1979 to 1986. Included in the records are course notes, class readings, subject files, project files, and a few unidentified slides.
Dates: 1955-1982

Department of Instructional Science survey data, 1982 January-February

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains printouts of computerized survey data on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Department of Instructional Science. Materials date from January 1982 to the February of that same year.
Dates: 1982 January-February

Department of Instructional Science transparencies and visual aids, 1980

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: UA 5392 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains large overhead transparencies and small color transparencies, as well as professors' audiocassettes. Materials approximately date from the year 1980.
Dates: 1980