A. Attend Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader training and ongoing staff meetings.
B. Attend class meetings of the selected course, take notes, and read assigned materials, including text(s), and supplemental readings. Plan collaborative activities for the SI sessions.
C. Conduct 50-minute SI study sessions every week (specific number to be determined in consultation with the instructor and SI director) throughout the term using strategies learned through the SI leader training. Collect attendance data for every SI session, including student names and date and time of session.
D. Work with the instructor to schedule SI sessions. Provide the instructor with an up-to-date schedule of the SI sessions. Notify the instructor in advance if you cannot conduct an SI session as scheduled.
E. Regularly meet with the instructor to do the following:
1. Discuss observations of the SI session.
2. Discuss the creation and use of SI session handouts and worksheets.
3. Discuss the planning of SI sessions and use of a wide variety of collaborative learning strategies.
4. Discuss problems or potential problems.
F. Make frequent announcements about the availability of the SI sessions to the students.
G. Ensure that all surveys are distributed and collected.
H. Maintain a professional attitude about matters such as class standards, grades, and student complaints.
I. Model appropriate professional attitudes and behaviors to staff, students, and others.
J. Meet with other SI apprentices and observe other SI sessions.
K. Other related duties may be assigned.
The apprentice works under the direction of the dean of Instructional Support and the Supplemental Instruction Director. Progress is measured each semester through direct observation and student surveys. Additional training, if necessary, will be provided.