This collection pertains primarily to the Faculty Author Development Project (1984-1986),
which sought to encourage Stanford professors to develop courseware on microcomputers.
Instruction and Research Information Systems, the division of ACIS that managed the Project,
provided equipment and programming support to faculty.
The Faculty Authoring Development Program (FAD) and Courseware Authoring Tools Project
(CAT) were courseware development initiatives at Stanford University during the years
1984-1990s. Several dozen teaching applications were created including tutorials in
economics, drama simulations, thermodynamics lessons, and historical and anthropological
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the
documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the
Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
The materials are open for research use.