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Student Credit Hours1 for All Classes by Instructor Position and Type of Instruction - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall 2008)
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Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Non-Tenured Faculty
Graduate Lecturer
Graduate Teaching Assistant
All Other Instructors
Total
Percent of Credit Hours

ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION
  Non-laboratory Class Instruction:
    Lecture 228,716 110,853 1,624 51,051 27,362 419,606
    Recitation 782 714 145 21,202 5,086 27,929
      Total Non-laboratory Credit Hours 229,498 111,567 1,769 72,253 32,448 447,535
86.3%
      Percent of Total Non-laboratory Credit Hours 51.3% 24.9% 0.4% 16.1% 7.3% 100.0%

  Laboratory Class Instruction:
    Laboratory 11,753 6,340 44 18,641 9,817 46,594
    Laboratory Preparatory 1,125 186 0 249 141 1,702
    Clinics 227 1,350 0 87 450 2,114
      Total Laboratory Credit Hours 13,105 7,876 44 18,977 10,408 50,410
9.7%
      Percent of Total Laboratory Credit Hours 26.0% 15.6% 0.1% 37.6% 20.6% 100.0%

ALL ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION CREDIT HOURS 242,603 119,443 1,813 91,229 42,856 497,944
96.1%
   
Percent of Total Organized Credit Hours
48.7% 24.0% 0.4% 18.3% 8.6% 100.0%

INDEPENDENT STUDY INSTRUCTION
    Clinical Experience 837 548 0 0 3,145 4,530  
    Distance Education 936 1,179 0 409 144 2,668
    Experiential Learning 1,659 1,734 0 524 281 4,198
    Individual Study 4,297 869 39 78 1,654 6,937
    No Time Statement 950 696 0 64 309 2,018

ALL INDEPENDENT STUDY CREDIT HOURS 8,679 5,026 39 1,075 5,533 20,352
3.9%
   
Percent of Total Independent Study Credit Hours
42.6% 24.7% 0.2% 5.3% 27.2% 100.0%  

ALL REGULAR STUDENT CREDIT HOURS 251,282 124,468 1,852 92,304 48,390 518,296
100.0%
   
Percent of Total Regular Student Credit Hours
48.5% 24.0% 0.4% 17.8% 9.3% 100.0%  

THESIS AND EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS 25,191 4,433 0 0 140 29,764  
   
Percent of Total Thesis and Equivalent Credit Hours
84.6% 14.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 100.0%  

 

Source: Space Management and Academic Scheduling