Why should students participate in Supplemental Instruction (SI)?
Students are encouraged to attend SI because it helps create a structured study time, explore and process course concepts. Research demonstrates that students who attend SI are likely to receive higher grades and pass their classes. SI teaches students to become active learners. Students must be committed to collaborate with SI leaders and other students taking their course.
What is the difference between SI and Tutoring?
-Positive interdependence among students
-Responsible for each other
-Task and maintenance emphasized
-Social skills directly taught
-Leader observes and intervenes
-Group processing occurs
-No interdependence among students
-No Individual accountability
-One appointed leader
-Responsible for oneself
-Only tasks are emphasized
-Social skills ignored
-Minimal group processing
What courses offer Supplemental Instruction (SI)?
SI is offered to students taking:
English 21 or Math 110
English 28 Math 115