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Department of Instructional Science records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1310

Scope and Contents

Contains reports, evaluations, self-studies, accreditations, research articles, missionary research data, audiocassettes and miscellaneous electronic equipment related to the department. Materials date from between 1964 and 1998.


  • 1964-1998


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing 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.

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.


2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: 1. Department of Instructional Science departmental records. 2. Department of Instructional Science oversize materials.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Records Management, Aug. 2006.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Register of Department of Instructional Science records
Megan Furcini
2011 May 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US