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Instruction and Student Life
Class Sections by Type of Instruction and Rank of Instructor — Fall 2001

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Tenured and tenure-track faculty
Non-tenure track appointments
Graduate student staff
All other instructors
 
Total
Percent of all sections

ORGANIZED CLASS INSTRUCTION  
  Non-laboratory class instruction
    Primary (1)
2,262
662
1,041
249
 
4,215
 
    Secondary (2)
31
8
613
48
 
699
 

      Total non-lab
2,293
670
1,654
297
 
4,914
47%
      Pcnt of all non-lab class sections
47%
14%
34%
6%
 
100%
 
  Laboratory class instruction
    Laboratory
655
173
1,149
605
 
2,582
 
    Lab prepatory
19
0
1
3
 
23
 
    Auto tutorial self-paced labs (3)
6
0
31
19
 
56
 
    Clinics (4)
88
49
12
517
 
666
 

      Total lab
767
222
1,193
1,144
 
3,327
32%
      Pcnt of all lab class sections
23%
7%
36%
34%
 
100%
 

ALL SECTIONS OF ORGANIZED CLASSES
3,061
892
2,847
1,441
 
8,241
78%
      Pcnt of all ORGANIZED class sections
37%
11%
35%
17%
 
100%
 

INDEPENDENT STUDY INSTRUCTION  
    Individual Study
666
20
4
67
 
757
 
    Experimental Learning
134
28
30
27
 
218
 
    Thesis Research 698s/699s
1,283
23
1
5
 
1,312
 

ALL SECTIONS OF INDEPENDENT STUDY
2,082
71
35
99
 
2,287
22%
      Pcnt of all independent study sections
91%
3%
2%
4%
 
100%
 

ALL SECTIONS
5,143
963
2,882
1,540
 
10,528
100%
      Pcnt of all sections
49%
9%
27%
15%
 
100%
 

(1) Refers to the first or primary organization of non-lab class instruction, e.g., course has only a lecture, seminar, or discussion group  
(2) Refers to a second organization, e.g., a recitation, seminar, discussion, or quiz group in addition to some other organizational part such as a lecture  
(3) 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  
(4) 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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