Don't Be Shy, Give SI a Try

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Don't Be Shy, Give SI a Try

  1. 1. Don’t Be ShyGive SI a Try<br />Samantha Carpenter<br />CIS 100/ Cullum<br />
  2. 2. Let Me Spell it Out<br />SI Stands for Supplemental Instruction<br />An Academic Assistance Program<br />
  3. 3. A Little Background Information Never Hurts<br />Developed by Dr. Deanna Martin in1973 at the University of Kansas City.<br />Targets traditionally difficult academic subjects. Those with high fail rates and withdrawals.<br />Targets historically hard courses rather then high risk students.<br />SI starts the first day of class and runs till finals. Offering an out of class, peer facilitated study session.<br />
  4. 4. If Your Class Offers it, Get Involved!<br />SI participants are proven to earn as much as, but not limited to, a grade point higher. Provided they want it.<br />Participants learn valuable study skills they can apply to their current and future classes. <br />In a strong encouraging environment students develop a stronger sense of belief that they can do the things they are doubting.<br />
  5. 5. A lot of Fun Goes Down in SI!<br />
  6. 6. Don’t Just Take My Word, Hear What Others Say<br />SI Promotes Team Work.<br />SI is a Great Place to Met New Friends.<br />SI has Taught me Studying Techniques I’ll be able to Use the Rest of my Life.<br />
  7. 7. We Have Fun. An We Get the Problems Solved<br />
  8. 8. Maybe You Should Sign Up to be A SI Leader<br />SI leaders have already completed the course. They Know what it takes.<br />Leaders aren’t tutors, they are peers, who attend classes, and host study sessions.<br />Their there to encourage and support their fellow students. <br />Their there to say “Yes you can” when they hear “I can’t”.<br />SI leaders attend weekly training sessions, which is like having a built in support group.<br />
  9. 9. As Leaders We Have Fun Too!<br />
  10. 10. Take a Look At the Commercial<br />http://ashland.kctcs.edu/Academics/Title_III/Supplemental_Instruction/What_is_SI<br />Or open through the hyperlink attached to the clapboard.<br />
  11. 11. It’s Time To Get Involved<br />Remember SI is a free fun way to learn and make new friends.<br />Skills you learn in SI will apply to other areas of your life.<br />SI could improve your grade, with study skills, group exercises, and an encouraging atmosphere.<br />Being a SI leader let’s you help others with classes and difficulties you can relate to.<br />Being An SI leader means learning new skills yourself. As well as comforting support from your fellow leaders.<br />
  12. 12. If You Would like More Information or To Be Come a Leader<br />Visit the Web Site for fully detailed information, the guidelines and Requirements<br />http://ashland.kctcs.edu/Academics/Title_III/Supplemental_Instruction/Leader_Info<br />(Link is Hyperlinked to image.)<br />
  13. 13. Always Remember<br />You Can Not Knock it Till you Try it!<br />So Don’t be Shy, Give SI a Try!<br />
  14. 14. SI Motto: <br />Tell me, and I forget,<br />Show me, and I remember,<br />Involve me, and I understand.<br /> -Chinese Proverb<br />

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