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The Department of Home Study was established in 1960.  Those who served as chairmen of the department were the following individuals: Lula Clegg (1960-1966), Karl E. Starr (1966-1968), and E. Mack Palmer (1968-1979).  
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The Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging was established on September 1, 1976 to serve the older population in the LDS Church and the community, as well as the nation at large. Phileon B. Robinson was the director of the center.
 
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==Variant names==
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Brigham Young University.  Independent Study
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==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Established: [[established in::date::1960]]
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Established: [[established in::date::1976]]
  
Abolished: [[abolished in::date::1979]]
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Abolished: [[abolished in::date::1986]]
  
Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1960]]-[[date::1979]])
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Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1976]]-[[date::1986]])
  
 
==Functions==
 
==Functions==
  
To aid in widening the educational horizons of the many people who cannot take college work in residence.  Home Study is for those who cannot take courses in residence or for students in residence who, because of conflicting class schedules or other reasons, are unable to enroll in desired classes on campus. This department provides courses required for entrance requirements, courses needed to complete high school or for teacher certification, courses for those serving their country in the armed forces or for veterans who wish to maintain their entitlement, for people working in industry who wish to acquire broader culture or to improve their skills, for professional people with a desire for continued intellectual and professional progress, and for those desirous of pursuing some course for personal development and interest.
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There were three major goals for the Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging: 1) to encourage age-related research on the part of BYU faculty and other LDS scholars 2)  To assist with development of educational programs and materials for the benefit of the elderly and 3) to provide technical assistance to Church and community leaders.
  
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
  
The Department of Home Study is under the supervision of a department chairman who reported directly to the dean of the division.
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The Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging was under the supervision of a director who reported directly to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education.
  
 
==Associated Units==
 
==Associated Units==
  
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. Adult Education and Extension Services]] ([[date::1960]]-[[date::1966]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. Division of Continuing Education]] ([[date::1976]]-[[date::1986]])
 
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. Division of Continuing Education]] ([[date::1966]]-[[date::1979]])
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Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Independent Study]] ([[date::1979]]-)
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==Associated Archival Materials==
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
Records, 1921-1988. (UA 547)
 
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1960-1961: p. 418 (Lula Clegg, chair)
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1981-1982: p. 289 (Phileon B. Robinson, Director)  
 
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1966-1968: p. 456 (Karl E. Starr, chair)
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Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1968-1970: p. 510 (E. Mack Palmer, chair)
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==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==
  
Record ID: EAC-2009-00492
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Record ID: EAC-2009-00503
  
 
Creator: UPB
 
Creator: UPB

Revision as of 14:34, 20 November 2009

The Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging was established on September 1, 1976 to serve the older population in the LDS Church and the community, as well as the nation at large. Phileon B. Robinson was the director of the center.

Description

Established: 1976

Abolished: 1986

Location: Provo, Utah (1976-1986)

Functions

There were three major goals for the Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging: 1) to encourage age-related research on the part of BYU faculty and other LDS scholars 2) To assist with development of educational programs and materials for the benefit of the elderly and 3) to provide technical assistance to Church and community leaders.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Resource Center on Adult Development and Aging was under the supervision of a director who reported directly to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Division of Continuing Education (1976-1986)

Associated Archival Materials

Sources

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1981-1982: p. 289 (Phileon B. Robinson, Director)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00503

Creator: UPB