UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

UT Tyler Academic Support Seeking SI Leaders

April 21, 2011

The UT Tyler Office of Academic Support is currently seeking students to serve as Supplemental Instruction leaders for the fall 2011 semester.

SI leaders direct a series of weekly peer-assisted study sessions in courses identified as difficult by previous students. UT Tyler Supplemental Instruction is designed to help improve study skills with the goal of improving grades.

Applications may be accessed online at www.uttyler.edu/si or in the UT Tyler University Center, room 3110. Interested students must submit an official transcript and two faculty recommendations with their application. Application deadline is Friday, April 29.

Qualifications include:

• Sophomore class ranking

• Faculty recommendation

• Overall GPA of 3.0 or above

• Grade of “A” or “B” in selected SI course or comparable course

• Good interpersonal communication skills

SI leaders’ responsibilities include attending mandatory training workshops, meetings and SI-supported courses. SI leaders are also responsible for preparing SI session materials, leading weekly SI study sessions and holding regular office hours. These responsibilities require a total of 10-11 hours per week.

For more information, contact Krystal Martin, student development specialist, 903.565.5567 or Krystal_Martin@uttyler.edu.

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