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courseload (plural courseloads)
- The workload involved in an academic course.
2009 August 18, Susan Dominus, “Connecting Anxious Parents and Educators, at $450 an Hour”, in New York Times:
- A Type-A — make that A-plus — overachiever, even by New York standards, she skated competitively as a kid, finished M.I.T. in three and a half years, and tested out of a chunk of her courseload at Columbia Business School.
- The number and difficulty of courses taken in an academic setting.