Description of Data Element 01104





NAME:         Course Section Type                                               



NUMBER:       01104                                                             



FILES/TABLES: HTD   IAF                                                         



INTENT:                                                                         
   Program Review                                                               
   Planning & Analysis                                                          
   Funding & Fee Information                                                    



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The means by which instruction is predominantly delivered for                
   this course section.                                                         



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   C,D,L, 01099=01,1ST OCCUR 01418=N, 01197=T             CRITICAL              
        IAF                                                                     
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        IAF                                                                     
   MUST BE VALID IF NON-BLANK                             CRITICAL              
        HTD                                                                     
   T,G, 01196 1ST DIG < 5                                 CRITICAL              
        IAF                                                                     
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        IAF                                                                     



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   Courses taken at other institutions and reported on the hours to             
   degree file should be reported as coded by the original                      
   institution.  If this code is not available code 'N - Not                    
   reported.'                                                                   



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   L              Laboratory                                                    
   C              Class Lecture                                                 
   D              Discussion                                                    
   O              Other                                                         
   R              Supervised Research                                           
                  A graduate assistant may, in some instances, require          
                  special training or faculty supervision to properly           
                  carry out his/her research assignments. If the graduate       
                  assistant registers for academic credit for this              
                  training and supervision, the credit generated shall be       
                  reported by the university as credit in "Supervised           
                  Research".                                                    
                  This definition does not include dissertation credit.         
                  Directed Individual Study (DIS) credit is included only       
                  when the DIS is a part of the student's assignment as a       
                  graduate assistant.                                           
   S              Supervised Teaching                                           
                  A graduate assistant may, in some instances, require          
                  special training or faculty supervision to properly           
                  carry out his/her teaching assignments. If the graduate       
                  assistant registers for academic credit for this              
                  training and supervision, the credit generated shall be       
                  reported by the university as credit in "Supervised           
                  Teaching".  This definition includes credit for               
                  supervised teaching internships only when such teaching       
                  responsibilities are part of the student's assignment         
                  as a graduate assistant.                                      
   T              Graduate Thesis                                               
                  Credit offered for study, investigation, or research          
                  to result in a treatise submitted in partial                  
                  fulfillment of the requirements for a Master's degree.        
   G              Graduate Dissertation                                         
                  Credit offered for study, investigation, or research to       
                  result in a treatise or equivalent product submitted in       
                  partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Doctorate       
                  degree.  The student must be admitted to Doctoral             
                  candidacy to receive dissertation credit.                     
   Z              Directed Individual Study                                     
                  Those methods in which the student learns a set of            
                  skills or gains knowledge in a one-to-one situation           
                  from a teacher/agent. In some cases, the teacher/agent        
                  actually teaches, and in other cases the learning             
                  process is facilitated by the teacher/agent through           
                  direction or supervision.                                     
   P              Individual Performance Instruction                            
                  Studio and/or class lessons where mastery of the basic        
                  techniques of the performing medium are emphasized.           
   I              Internships                                                   
                  Those methods which provide the learner an opportunity        
                  to acquire or apply previously acquired knowledge and         
                  skills in a supervised situation that approximates or         
                  duplicates the conditions under which the knowledge           
                  will be used. The instruction is typically individ-           
                  ualized with a high degree of interaction between the         
                  students and the supervisor.                                  
   M              Medical Clinical Professional                                 
                  Clinical instruction within a college of medicine.            
   X              Correspondence Study Course                                   
   N              Not Reported                                                  
                  Valid only on the Hours to Degree File for courses            
                  taken at other institutions.                                  



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          CRS_SECT_TYPE                                          
   SHORT NAME:           CRSTYPE                                                



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  08/14/03                                                   



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