We have models, microscopes with slides, and software that can help you understand and learn the material for your lab or lecture. If you prefer, a tutor will help explain the material presented in class.
Whether you need some guidance of just need help, our tutors are available to help you.
Having some issues understanding word problems, or how to set them up...we have tutors available who can help you out in both Physics and Engineering classes.
One on one tutoring or group tutoring will help you master concepts. We also have some resources from class and labs. Our tutors will be eager to help you out.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program:
"Supplemental Instruction is an academic assistance
program that utilizes peer-assisted study sessions. SI sessions
are regularly-scheduled, informal review sessions in which
students compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational
tools, and enhance critical thinking skills through problem solving. Students learn how to integrate
course content and study skills while working together. The
sessions are facilitated by “SI leaders”, students who have
previously done well in the courses and who will in the future semester (spring 2015) attend all class
lectures, take notes, and act as model students."
The Benefits of Supplemental Instruction:
Benefits to Faculty
- SI participants are often more actively engaged during class time.
- Leaders can act as liaison between faculty and students.
- Improves communication in and out of the classroom.
- Helps maintain high expectations and standards.
- Improved student learning is reflected in final course grades, retention rate, and course evaluations.
Benefits to Students
- Sessions promote and model effective study strategies.
- Proactive approach is inclusive and unintimidating.
- Provides opportunity for students to make vital connections with classmates.
- Elevates learning skills for success in future courses.
- Encourages students to become strong, independent thinkers.
Benefits to SI Leaders
- Gain perspective by developing relationships with faculty.
- Hone critical thinking skills.
- Develop invaluable leadership skills.
- Improve performance in academic courses.
- Gain life skills and increase employability.
Work individually or form study groups...