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Class Sections by Type of Instruction and Rank of Instructor
(for Fall 2003-04)


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Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Non-tenured Faculty
Graduate Student Staff
All Other instructors
Total
Percent of All Sections

ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION  
  Non-laboratory Class Instruction:
    Primary*
2,300
656
960
232
4,149
60.2%
    Secondary**
19
60
847
63
988
      Total Non-laboratory
2,319
716
1,807
295
5,137
      Percent of All Non-laboratory Classes
45.1%
13.9%
35.2%
5.7%
100.0%
 
  Laboratory Class Instruction
    Laboratory
667
158
1,137
617
2,580
39.8%
    Lab Preparatory
28
3
5
2
38
    Auto Tutorial Self-Paced Laboratories***
0
0
25
9
34
    Clinics****
79
111
6
554
751
      Total Laboratory Classes
775
272
1,174
1,183
3,403
      Percent of All Laboratory Classes
22.8%
8.0%
34.5%
34.8%
100.0%

ALL ORGANIZED CLASSES
3,094
988
2,981
1,477
8,540
100.0%
      Percent of All Organized Classes
36.2%
12.0%
34.9%
17.3%
100.0%

SECTIONS OF INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Distance Education
39
11
0
37
87
 
    Individual Study
780
36
1
201
1,018
 
    Experiential Learning
147
33
35
24
237
 
    Thesis Research 698s/699s
1,359
33
1
1
1,394
 

ALL SECTIONS OF INDEPENDENT STUDY
2,324
113
37
263
2,736
      Percent of Independent Study Total 84.9% 4.1% 1.4% 9.6% 100.0  

*Refers to the first or primary organization for non-lab class instruction, e.g., course has only a lecture, seminar, or discussion group.  
**Refers to a second organization, e.g., when a recitation, seminar, discussion, or quiz group exists in addition to some other organizational part such as a lecture or seminar.  
***Refers to lab situations where the instructional materials are designed, set up, and staffed in a manner that allows students to work at own pace.  
****Refers to situations where students are engaged in the practice and use of techniques for improving the health of animate patients.  

Source: Space Management and Academic Scheduling


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