Archives & Special Collections

BCIT. Learning and Teaching Centre

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

BCIT. Learning and Teaching Centre

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • LTC
  • Office of Instructional Development
  • Learning Resources Unit
  • LRU

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

History

The BCIT Learning & Teaching Centre (LTC) began with a task force on Instruction Innovation. Co-Chairmen, M. Angelo and C. Wilson submitted the final report in October of 1982. This report had many recommendations, one of which was the creation of an Office of Instructional Development “to provide those services needed for instructional innovation. This office will co-ordinate all aspects of instructional support such as Instructional Techniques, Instructional Design, Educational Media, Information Dissemination, etc.” (p.2) In xxxx

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

The BCIT Learning & Teaching Centre (LTC) is a full-service, integrated support centre for curriculum and instructional development. Functions of the LTC include instructional design, program development, media production, online development, and instructor and student support. The LTC manages special projects based on BCIT strategic priorities.

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

In 1988 the Learning Resources Unit (LRU) the LRU Director managed two faculty members working in Instructional Development and Design, Video Disc Production, A/V Production and and Instruction Resource Centre (IRC).

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

British Columbia Institute of Technology (1964-)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Type of relationship

British Columbia Institute of Technology is the superior of BCIT. Learning and Teaching Centre

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

BCIT. Learning and Teaching Centre is a department within British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF)

Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015-02-02

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

F1-S3-ss3-4-2 box 25-10

Maintenance notes

C. McLellan, created 2015-02-02
C. McLellan, detail added 2015-11-14