ERIC Number: ED178143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Feb-6
Reference Count: 0
Preliminary Report on Teaching Load Credit in the Arts.
Holda, Bill; And Others
In October 1977, surveys were mailed to all junior and senior colleges and universities in Texas to determine what methods and criteria were used to assign Fine Arts faculty load. Usable responses were obtained from 39 junior and 39 senior institutions. The survey contained 35 open-ended questions in the following areas: (1) standard faculty load in terms of credit hours and contact hours; (2) standard credit and contact hour load for music, theatre, art, dance, and radio-television (TV) faculty; (3) ratios (contact hours/credit hours) used in evaluating faculty load for applied music; class piano, class voice, and class instrument instruction; direction of a major and a minor ensemble; direction of a musical production; and for music lecture and laboratory classes; (4) ratios used to evaluate faculty load for direction of a theatrical production; design of sets, lights, costumes, etc.; acting in theatrical productions; and lecture and laboratory classes in theatre; (5) ratios employed to evaluate faculty load for studio art classes, art exhibition programs, and lecture and laboratory classes in art; (6) ratios used to evaluate faculty load for direction of dance productions and dance lecture and laboratory classes; (7) ratios used to evaluate faculty load for lecture and laboratory classes in radio-TV; and (8) load reduction given for administrative duties and/or department chairmen. Tables present junior college responses in numbers and percentages. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of Junior Coll. Instructional Administrators.
Note: Excerpted from the Eighth Annual Report to the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators by the Research Committee (June, 1979) ; Prepared in collaboration with the Texas Council of the Arts in Education