2008 Faculty Time: Teaching Practices

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Percentage of Class Time Devoted to Teaching Practices

by Disciplinary Area

The average faculty member reports spending 39% of his or her class time lecturing, 15% on small group work, and 11% on experiential activities such as labs and field work. The remainder of his or her time is spent on a variety of other activities (e.g., instructor-led discussions, student presentations).