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The following list contains institutions USM has indicated are peer institutions.  This list was created in 2013 and is used in IPEDS comparison groups, etc.

University of South Alabama
University of Northern Colorado
The University of West Florida
Ball State University
Indiana State University
The University of Montana
University of Nebraska at Omaha
East Carolina University
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Kent State University at Kent
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
East Tennessee State University
Middle Tennessee State University
Sam Houston State University
The University of Texas at El Paso
Old Dominion University

CODING INSTRUCTIONS: This is a two character code (Example: CF = Lecture/Face to Face.

Indicate whether the class being reported falls under one of the categories given below

Method of Instruction (1st Character)
A = Study Out-Of-State course instruction or academic work that takes place in a U.S. state other than Mississippi 

B = Study Out-of-Country course instruction or academic work that takes place in a country other than the United States

C = Lecture students receive structured units of information and accompanying material through direct contact with the instructor; typically considered the traditional classroom

D = Dissertation students study a particular subject and do individualized original research under the guidance of an instructor and work toward completing a scholarly research document

E = Seminar students study a particular subject and do individualized original research under the guidance of an instructor and exchange results by informal lectures and discussions

F = Field Supervision of Student Teaching short-term work experience requiring students in the education discipline to teach under the direct supervision of persons experienced in the teaching profession

H = Clinical Instruction short-term work experience, usually related to a student's major field, that is supervised by persons experienced in the discipline and focuses on the practical application of concepts and principles; typically associated with biological, physical, and other sciences such as biology, chemistry, anatomy, psychology, etc.

I = Individual Directed Study academic work chosen or designed by the individual student with the approval of the department concerned, under an instructor's supervision, and usually undertaken outside the classroom structure; typically one-on-­one interaction 

J = Joint Lecture/Laboratory students receive structured units of information and accompanying material through direct contact with the instructor as well as receive supplemental instruction in a classroom setting conducive to the practical application of relevant principles and concepts 

L = Laboratory students study in a classroom setting conducive to the practical application of concepts and principles; typically associated with biological, physical, and other sciences such as biology, chemistry, anatomy, psychology, etc. 

M = Correspondence students receive structured units of information and accompanying material completely through the mail; different from distance learning 

P = Practicum short-term work experience, usually related to a student's major field, that is supervised by persons experienced in the discipline that consists of study and/or practical experience; uses campus resources 

1 (one) = lnternship short-term work experience, usually related to a student's major field, that is supervised by persons experienced in the discipline that consists of study and/or practical experience; off campus; example: student teaching 

S = Studio students study in a classroom setting conducive to the practical application of visual and performing arts such as art, music, dance, etc. 

T = Thesis students study a particular subject and do individualized original research under the guidance of an instructor and work toward completing a scholarly research document 
 
Method of Delivery (2nd Character)
Character 2 - Method of Delivery
F = Face-to-Face students receive course instruction and structured units of information by face­-to-face contact with the instructor 

V = Video Tape students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of video tape

T = Telephonic students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of voice mail

E = E-mail students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of E-mail

O = 100% Online, Internet, or Web 9 = 51-99% Online, Internet, or Web students receive course instruction and structured units of information by Web-based using online, Internet, or web-based methods

P = Print-based students receive course instruction and structured units of information by print-based material delivered through postal mail or facsimile transmissions (typically correspondence)

R = CD-ROM students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of compact disc

C = Television or Cable students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of television or cable television 

S = Satellite students receive course instruction and structured units of information by (Digital, Analog, Direct) means of satellite 

I = Interactive Video students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of real-time interactive video 

Y = Computer-Aided Instruction students receive course instruction and structured units of information by means of computer either locally or by specialized network 

X = Other Distance Learning course instruction by other means of distance learning 

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