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Class Sections by Type of Instruction and Rank of Instructor
(for Fall 2002-03)


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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*
2,183
674
1,035
252
4,143
 
    Secondary**
24
16
653
61
753
 

      Total non-lab
2,207
690
1,688
312
4,896
45%
      Percent of all non-lab classes
45%
14%
34%
6%
100%
 
  Laboratory class instruction
    Laboratory
605
152
1,157
648
2,561
 
    Lab preparatory
26
1
3
3
32
 
    Auto tutorial self-paced labs***
11
0
30
21
62
 
    Clinics****
71
59
8
626
764
 

      Total lab
712
212
1,198
1,297
3,419
32%
      Percent of all lab classes
21%
6%
35%
38%
100%
 

ALL ORGANIZED CLASSES
2,919
901
2,885
1,609
8,315
78%
      Percent of all organized classes
35%
11%
35%
19%
100%
 

INDEPENDENT STUDY INSTRUCTION
    Individual Study
767
46
1
117
931
 
    Experiential Learning
134
37
40
24
234
 
    Thesis Research 698s/699s
1,304
27
2
10
1,343
 

ALL INDEPENDENT STUDY CLASSES
2,204
110
43
151
2,508
23%
      Percent of all independent study classes            

ALL CLASSES
5,123
1,011
2,928
1,760
10,823
100%
      Percent of all Classes
47%
9%
27%
16%
100%
 

*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 part of the organization for non-lab class instruction, e.g., when a recitation, seminar, discussion, or quiz group exists in addition to some kind of primary 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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