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Instructor Course History IDE

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This workbook exports an Excel file containing results of a query of instructors who taught courses based on instructor ID, term, course ID, and other user-defined filters.

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Student Record Data Internal
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Weekdays at 4:00 AM
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Office of the Registrar
Important Notes

This IDE filters based on Instructor ID to account for differences in instructor names over terms.


Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Catalog Number

A code associated with a course in the course catalog.

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Component Type

Signifies the type of instruction for a particular course section.

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Course Enrollment

The number of students enrolled in a course section.

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Course ID

A 6-digit unique ID assigned to a specific course. All course members of a crosslisted course will have the same Course ID.

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Instructor ID

SIS personal identifier. It is also called an "instructor Empl ID." The ID will never be changed throughout the individual's relationship with the University. This is not the same as Campus ID. This is not the same as HR ID or the ID field from HRS or the Empl ID from HRS.

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Instructor Name

The preferred name of the person(s) listed by the department as a course instructor and/or course supervisor.

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Section Number

This denotes a specific component of a given course in a given term. For example, a course with five sections - one lecture section, two lab sections, and two discussion sections - will have each section identified by a different section number in a given term.

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Session Code

A code which indicates the session within the term the course meets. See for more information.

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A grouping of courses, approved by faculty governance, within related academic areas.

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Subject Code (Academic Structure)

For subjects used by courses offered for UW-Madison for-credit courses (not used for transfer equivalencies or placeholders for study abroad), a unique three digit code identifying each subject listing, used to organize groups of courses in related subject areas or topics.

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A period of instruction: Fall, Spring, or Summer.

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