Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a nationally recognized program to provide assistance in some of the more difficult classes on campus. SI Leaders who have successfully completed the class in a previous semester will attend class in order to stay current on the material being covered. SI leaders hold multiple weekly sessions outside of class, providing a guided study atmosphere for any students who want the extra support. All sessions are free, optional, and do not require advance registration.
The review sessions are NOT another lecture. The SI leaders are not teaching assistants or graduate assistants. They are not employed by the professor. They do, however, come to the sessions with material to help you review the course material. You can expect the sessions to be like guided study groups. Since it is led by a person who has already been through the class and knows what to expect, you will be guided through the most important portions of the class. You can expect a lot of personal interaction, so coming prepared will guarantee the best use of your time.
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