Lafayette, a small liberal arts college, provides opportunity for students to become peer tutors.

For those students who may be interested in becoming future SI leaders, the following is an outline of SI leader roles/responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME AN SI LEADER

  • Completed Course for which you are instructing
  • Received at least an A- in course
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Hold a Sophomore, Junior or Senior class standing for given year
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN SI LEADER

  • Attend all training and weekly meetings (before, after, and during semester)
  • Conduct two 60 minute SI sessions a week throughout the semester
  • Provide resource tutoring during office hours – two 2 hour time blocks each week
  • Develop a working relationship with SI course instructor, and meet weekly
  • Enter attendance sessions in Tutortrac  within 24 hours of each session and office hours
  • Ensure mid and end of semester evaluations are conducted
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the SI Program
  • Evaluate SI Program

RESPONSIBILITIES IN CLASS

  • Attend class and take thorough notes on all lectures, do all homework assignments, and read all assigned materials before SI session
  • Advertise SI sessions to your class regularly

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PLANNING SI SESSIONS

  • Utilize SI planning forms to prepare organized, effective SI sessions
  • Incorporate collaborative and active learning techniques
  • Create materials to aid students in learning course materials

RESPONSIBILITIES DURING SI SESSIONS

  • Take roll during each session
  • Create a comfortable learning environment
  • Ensure students actively participate in the learning process
  • Teach study skills such as reading, notetaking, and exam preparation skills
  • Implement ideas learned during SI training

Information excerpted from: http://www.umkc.edu/cad/si/

For ACTIVE SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION LEADERS

NAVIGATING TUTORTRAC

In an effort to become more efficient and environmentally friendly, the Academic Tutoring and Training Information Center (ATTIC) provides enhanced online services, including the ability to schedule and document SI sessions, as well as manage payroll electronically.  These electronic services will allow for a more efficient and timely manner in processing reports.

To see visual step-by-step instructions, just click on this link:  Tutortrac Instructions for SI Leaders.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT TUTORTRAC IS NOT ACCESSIBLE OFF CAMPUS!

 

If you are interested in becoming an SI Leader for one of the courses  typically offered, you are encouraged to contact Chris Selena in the ATTIC at selenac@lafayette.edu,  or you can stop in to visit us on the 3rd floor of Scott Hall.