ANU Instructional Resources Unit

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ANU Instructional Resources Unit

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Dates of existence

1975 - 1996


The Instructional Resources Unit (IRU) was established in July 1975 and incorporated and expanded the services offered by the Visual Aids Section (Central Administration) and the Language Laboratories (School of General Studies). The Unit worked in co-operation with the Office of Research in Academic Methods (ORAM) providing support facilities for teaching and learning. Services offered to the University included photographic production and processing, audio and television production and processing, language laboratories, preparation of graphics and desktop publishing service, international satellite radio and TV service, and upgrades to the audio visual facilities in lecture theatres and teaching areas of the University.


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teaching and learning

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Entered from deposit description on 18 August 2015




The Australian National University Calendar 1976
The Australian National University Annual Reports

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