Sub-series F-233-4-2 - Department of Behavioural Sciences Foundations files

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Department of Behavioural Sciences Foundations files

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  • 1965 - 1973 (Creation)
    Department of Behavioural Science Foundations

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39 cm of textual records

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(1965 - 1972)

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The Department of Behavioural Science Foundations (BSF) was established in 1965 as one of the original units belonging to the Educational Foundations Centre within the Faculty of Education. It delivered courses relating to theories of education, behaviour and cognitive development. With the re-organization of the Faculty of Education in 1972, the department merged with Communication Studies and left the faculty. This new body would become the Department of Communication Studies in the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, established later that year.

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Sub-series consists of records made or received by the Head of the Department of Behavioural Science Foundations, R.J.C. Harper, in the course of administering the department. Activities documented include departmental planning (budget, enrollment, staffing, space); curriculum and program development (course planning, development of the Communication Studies program and establishment of the Department of Communication); student relations (enrollment, applications for graduate studies, registration and examinations); relations with faculty members (appointments, tenure, salaries); liaison with other university departments and participation in university, faculty and departmental committees; and liaison with external agencies and associations involved in education. Records include correspondence, reports, invitations, statistics and estimates; course proposals, outlines, and descriptions; and committee meeting agenda, minutes and supporting papers.

For a list of the departments, committees, and external organizations represented in the correspondence and subject files, see the "Access points" section below.

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For other records relating to the Behavioural Sciences Foundations department, see the correspondence in the fonds of both the President and the Vice-President, Academic:

  • F-193, Office of the President fonds > Series 9-5, Professional Foundations (1965-1974): includes the President's correspondence with the BSF.
  • F-200, Office of the Vice-President, Academic fonds > Series 3-2-7, Faculty of Education Centres (1968-1971): VP Academic's correspondence with each Centre and its departments.

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