Brigham Young University. Institute for Computer Uses in Education

Created in 1972, the Institute for Computer Uses in Education resided within the Instructional Services Division and was primarily known for beginning the TICCIT system. With the dissolution of the Division of Learning Resources in 1976, the Institute was reorganized into Computer Teaching Services. The only director of the Institute was C. Victor Bunderson (1972-1976).

Variant names



Established: 1972

Abolished: 1976

Location: Provo, Utah (1972-1976)


The Institute was responsible for research and theory toward the development of a Design Science Foundation for Education; the development of courseware, software and hardwre to promote more cost effective instruction in high volume undergraduate courses, design automation to facilitate the design and production of high quality courseware, research in human learning and instruction, and the adjunct application of the computer in support of the classroom teacher; service to faculty and studnts who are interested in becoming acquainted with the applicatin of the computer in education; and, most famously, the innovation and management of the TICCIT (Time-shared Interactive Computer Controlled Information Television) system.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Institute was run by a director who reported to the head of the Instructional Services Division until 1974, whereby they reported to the director of the Division of Learning Resources.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Instructional Services Division (1972-1974)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Division of Instructional Research, Development and Evaluation (1973-1976)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Computer Teaching Services (1976)

Associated unit: Brigham Young University. Instructional Research and Development Dept. (1972-1973)


UA 282A Box 49l Fol 1 (around in 1972; over the TICCIT system; associated with IR&D; within the instructional services division; ICUE variant name; functions)

BYU Faculty Staff Telephone Directory 1972-1973 (C. Victor Bunderson, Director)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2011-00182

Creator: LWT/ARC