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Introduction to SI
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  1. An Introduction to Supplemental Instruction at Porterville College
  2. WHAT ARE THE FOCUS AND PURPOSE OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM? Tell me, and I forget. Show me, and I remember. Involve me, and I understand. --Chinese Proverb
  3. THE FOCUS OF SI SI focuses on students helping students “learn how to learn.” Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College
  4. THE PURPOSE OF SI  The program reviews, reinforces, and clarifies course content through informal, out-of-class study sessions.  Designed to supplement—not replace—class lectures  Students who attend sessions learn to integrate how to learn with what to learn  Provides an opportunity for classmates to get together outside of class to compare notes, to discuss important concepts, and to develop strategies for studying the subject in a structured environment. What Is Supplemental Instruction (SI) at Butte College
  5. HOW DOES SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION ASSIST STUDENTS? Benefits of SI
  6. BENEFITS OF SI  SI sessions are open to all students enrolled in the class (for high-risk courses, not high-risk students)  Students can involve themselves before they experience difficulty  SI sessions are structured study sessions  Students become actively involved in subject material Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College and What Is Supplemental Instruction (SI) at Butte College
  7. BENEFITS OF SI  Interactive, collaborative learning  Reduction of attrition rates in historically difficult classes  SI students earn higher subject grades and withdraw less often than non-SI participants  SI Leaders assume the role of fellow students to create a comfortable, peer-oriented setting Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College and What Is Supplemental Instruction (SI) at Butte College
  8. WHO IS INVOLVED IN THE SUCCESS OF SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION?
  9. ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF SI SI Leader SI Supervisor Class Instructor Students
  10. THE SI LEADER  Attends class  Takes class notes and reads all assigned materials  Provides leadership for peers by acting as a model student  Schedules and runs at least one study session per week  Integrates content and promotes learning skills  Is paid for his time and feels the euphoria of recognition for his success (especially if that success comes in a subject in which the student previously viewed himself as a failure!) Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College
  11. THE SI SUPERVISOR Works with instructors to place SI Leaders Trains all SI personnel Provides in-service, consultations, analysis, and supplies Maintains Inside PC group to encourage collaboration between SI Leaders Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College
  12. THE CLASS INSTRUCTOR Chooses a student who succeeds in his or her course Student must earn an A or a B in the class Decides with student what role the SI Leader will have in the class Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College
  13. THE CLASS INSTRUCTOR  Allows SI Leader to make announcements to the class  Encourages all students to participate in SI sessions  Maintains an ongoing professional relationship with SI Leader Introduction to SI Program at Anne Arundel Community College
  14. EXPECTATIONS OF FACULTY  SI is NOT intended to create extra work for you!  You can support SI by granting time for occasional in-class announcements and be supportive of the program by encouraging students to attend sessions  Maintain BRIEF regular meetings with your SI Leader What Is Supplemental Instruction (SI) at Butte College
  15. WHO SHOULD BECOME INVOLVED WITH SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION?
  16. WHY YOU SHOULD WANT AN SI LEADER FOR YOUR COURSE! Proven student success Minimal work on your part You choose the SI Leader He or she knows how you work You have a person demonstrating how to be your ideal student for the entire semester!
  17. YOU ARE CONVINCED. YOU WANT AN SI LEADER IN YOUR CLASS. NOW WHAT?
  18. TWO EASY STEPS TO GETTING AN SI LEADER OF YOUR VERY OWN 1. Watch your students this semester and choose a student who demonstrates what you would like to see in all your students. 2. Send me the student’s name and the information for the course in which you see the student becoming an SI Leader.
  19. QUESTIONS?

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