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Supplemental Instruction

What is SI?

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes peer-assisted study sessions.  SI sessions are regularly scheduled, informal review sessions in which students compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational tools, and become better prepared for exams.  Students learn how to integrate course content and study skills while working together.  The sessions are facilitated by "SI Leaders," students who have previously done well in the course and who attend all class lectures, take notes, and act as model students.

SI is FREE and open to anyone who is enrolled in the course.  Studies have shown that students who attend these sessions regularly can expect to earn a final grade of at least a letter grade higher than those who did not attend the sessions.

SI Courses

Summer 2014 SI Sessions

Course Instructor SI Leader Day Time Room Term
CHM 1020 Seybold Reese Klenke MON
WED
6:30-8:10 p.m.
6:30-8:10 p.m.
125 Oleman Hall
125 Oleman Hall
B
CHM 1210 Sanders Sarah Izor MON
WED
3:15-4:30 p.m.
3:15-4:30 p.m.
218 Fawcett Hall
218 Fawcett Hall
A
PHY 2400 Sharma & Horn Alyxis Camden TUES
THURS
9:30-11:00 a.m.
9:30-11:00 a.m.
125 Med Sci
125 Med Sci
C
PHY 2410 Meade & Sharma Jeffrey Kremer MON
WED
11:35-1:25 p.m.
11:35-1:25 p.m.
016 Rike Hall
016 Rike Hall
C

Download:  Supplemental Instruction Summer 2014

Become an SI Leader

Summary of Position

Lead SI sessions outside of class lectures; attend class lectures and take notes; promote SI among students enrolled in class; collaborate with faculty members to structure SI sessions; take session attendance; and complete SI reports.

Requirements

SI Leaders must have demonstrated academic success; recommendation from faculty member; grade of "A" or "B" in course being considered. Cumulative GPA must not be less than 2.7; prefer no less than 3.0. Ability to communicate effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepare for and hold a minimum of two SI sessions a week.
  2. Take accurate attendance at SI sessions.
  3. Attend all lectures of assigned course.
  4. Review Classroom Content-summarize notes, small group study, answer questions, and review for exams.
  5. Teach Study Strategies-test taking, studying, learning the material.

**Approx. 7-8 hours a week

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming an SI Leader, please visit the Tutoring Services office in 023 Dunbar Library to complete an application.