Welcome to Supplemental Instruction
Los Angeles Southwest College is committed to facilitating student success, encouraging life-long learning, and enriching the lives of the community.
With this mission in mind, supplemental instruction at LASC is a learner-center program. It gives students the opportunity to learn from one another, engage in critical discourse, and develop an understanding of material in various academic subjects.
At the core of supplemental instruction is the student. Elements of supplemental instruction include: dedicated instruction leaders, faculty, and staff.
If you have any questions regarding Supplemental Instruction at LASC please contact:
Erica Ruiz, M.Ed.
Supplemental Instruction Coordinator
How can Supplemental Instruction help me?
SI creates structured study time for students. Research shows that students who attend SI are more likely to receive higher grades and pass their classes, than those who do not. SI also teaches students to become active learners.
What are my responsibilities in SI?
Students must be committed to active learning, including being prepared to collaborate with other students and leaders in order to explore important concepts, review class notes, discuss reading assignments, practice problems and review study skill.
Who participates in SI?
Supplemental instruction is currently being offered to students who are taking:
Students who are part of the following student services programs also have access to supplemental instruction: