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Instruction and Student Life
Weekly Student Class Hours (WSCH) 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*
247,590
76,084
77,467
17,781
418,922
75.3%
  Secondary**
481
877
24,007
1,438
26,802
      Total Non-laboratory WSCH
248,071
76,961
101,474
19,218
445,724
      Percent of All Non-laboratory WSCH
55.7%
17.3%
22.8%
4.3%
100.0%
 
  Laboratory Class Instruction
    Laboratory
39,636
13,421
55,537
19,625
128,219
24.7%
    Laboratory Preparatory
3,773
530
306
221
4,829
  Auto Tutorial Self-Paced Laboratories***
0
0
382
0
382
  Clinics****
3,242
2,823
248
6,711
13,024
      Total Laboratory WSCH
46,651
16,774
56,472
26,557
146,455
      Percent of All Laboratory WSCH
31.9%
11.5%
38.6%
18.1%
100%

ALL WSCH OF ORGANIZED CLASSES
294,722
93,735
157,946
45,776
592,179
100.0%
      Percent of all organized WSCH
49.8%
15.8%
26.7%
7.7%
100.0%
*Refers to the first or primary organization for non-laboratory 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. 
***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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