Faculty play a key role in the success of Supplemental Instruction. As a mentor your teaching expertise and knowledge provides an excellent resource for the SI Leader, both for their own personal development and the development of the students in your course. Frequent interaction between the SI Leader and the instructor before, during, and after class, help SI Leaders construct valuable sessions for your students. Additionally, it models student-faculty interaction, which demonstrates to students that you are the most valuable resource in the class. Communication between SI Leaders and instructors provides an opportunity for you to receive feedback on areas where students are struggling.
We hope you will view your SI Leader as a resource, for your teaching and your students. They are encourages to interact with students in class as much as possible when you feel it is appropriate for them to do so. Specifically SI Leaders are trained to:
If you would like to discuss SI for your course, the role of the SI Leader, or have any questions regarding our program and services please contact:
Academic Success Center