T & L Show & Tell The Supplemental Instructor Role Robin Hill Coordinator of Instructional Computing University of Wyoming...
Supplemental Instruction <ul><li>Purpose:  To provide help to students who are struggling, without focusing on overt remed...
Administrative Status <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor is:  </li></ul><ul><li>Paid </li></ul><ul><li>Trained </li></ul>...
Qualifications <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor has: </li></ul><ul><li>Mastered the material. </li></ul><ul><li>Been ex...
Duties <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor: </li></ul><ul><li>Holds scheduled sessions for voluntary participation. </li><...
TA > SI > Student <ul><li>Consider (correctly) a role to be a set of functions or permissions.  Then SI should appear betw...
Two Levels of Supplemental Instructor <ul><li>1.  Sub-TA </li></ul><ul><li>Makes some arrangements.  Sets up materials, sc...
Role Definitions <ul><li>Roles are defined by realms in Sakai, which are sets of permissions (to perform functions). </li>...
Design Your Own <ul><li>What works for the Supplemental Instructor at your institution? </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations--...
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For the Teaching & Learning Show & Tell sessions, Sakai Conference 2010, Denver.

Monday afternoon, 14 June 2010.

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T& L Show & Tell Supplemental_Instructor RKHill

  1. 1. T & L Show & Tell The Supplemental Instructor Role Robin Hill Coordinator of Instructional Computing University of Wyoming 14 June 2010
  2. 2. Supplemental Instruction <ul><li>Purpose: To provide help to students who are struggling, without focusing on overt remediation or individual student deficits. </li></ul><ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor provides peer assistance in a traditionally difficult course. Ref: David Arendale, Dalhouse University </li></ul><ul><li>Summary from U Missou-KC at http://www.umkc.edu/cad/si/overview.shtm l </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  3. 3. Administrative Status <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor is: </li></ul><ul><li>Paid </li></ul><ul><li>Trained </li></ul><ul><li>Not registered in the class </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  4. 4. Qualifications <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor has: </li></ul><ul><li>Mastered the material. </li></ul><ul><li>Been exposed to the pedagogy of active and collaborative learning. </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  5. 5. Duties <ul><li>The Supplemental Instructor: </li></ul><ul><li>Holds scheduled sessions for voluntary participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Attends class. </li></ul><ul><li>Models good study, with emphasis on integration and construction. </li></ul><ul><li>Does not teach. </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  6. 6. TA > SI > Student <ul><li>Consider (correctly) a role to be a set of functions or permissions. Then SI should appear between TA and Student , lacking the grading and submission viewing of TA. </li></ul><ul><li>We can imagine two different levels: </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-TA </li></ul><ul><li>Super-Student </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  7. 7. Two Levels of Supplemental Instructor <ul><li>1. Sub-TA </li></ul><ul><li>Makes some arrangements. Sets up materials, scheduling, study sessions. Views membership. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Super-Student </li></ul><ul><li>Can announce and poll. No authoring of materials or initiation of learning activities. </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  8. 8. Role Definitions <ul><li>Roles are defined by realms in Sakai, which are sets of permissions (to perform functions). </li></ul><ul><li>Handout: Full sets of functions for five roles </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor (given, rSmart CLE 2.6) </li></ul><ul><li>TA (given) </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-TA </li></ul><ul><li>Super-Student </li></ul><ul><li>Student (given) </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  9. 9. Design Your Own <ul><li>What works for the Supplemental Instructor at your institution? </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations-- </li></ul><ul><li>Chat channels appropriate for Super-Student? </li></ul><ul><li>New assignments appropriate for Sub-TA? </li></ul><ul><li>What portfolio roles? </li></ul><ul><li>R. Hill, hill@uwyo.edu </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010

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