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The experiments-based integrated six-unit course was offered as a preceptorial course, with two sections available.
Combined with the influence of German university experiences, Rhodes Scholarships became the source of a new "class system" in American higher education, assigning honors based on some combination of tutorial or preceptorial instruction and performance on examinations.
In 1904 at Princeton University, the preceptorial system, which was similar to the tutorial method, was announced and then inaugurated in 1905.