Supplemental Instruction (SI) in Virtual Environments

Supplemental Instruction is an internationally recognized model of peer-led academic support, most often paired with STEM courses that a) are approved for general education credit, b) have historically high DFWI rates, and/or c) are gateways to a major. The focus of SI is on high-risk courses as opposed to high-risk students, cementing the idea that… Continue reading Supplemental Instruction (SI) in Virtual Environments

Feature Friday: Holly McQuinthey

Meet Holly McQuinthey, a senior clinical laboratory science major with a concentration in cytogenetics. Holly has worked as Supplemental Instructor in BIO 110 since fall 2016. Holly says she decided to tutor for this class because she enjoys teaching students about the intricacies of biochemistry, genetics, and cancer. “I love working with students in this… Continue reading Feature Friday: Holly McQuinthey

SI: A Backstage Pass to Class

Have you ever had an SI? The Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program is a free academic support service offered to currently enrolled undergraduate students at EMU through the Holman Success Center. SI works directly with numerous undergrad classes on campus. Each class for which SI is offered is supported by a trained SI Leader who facilitates… Continue reading SI: A Backstage Pass to Class