Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a series of weekly review sessions for students taking historically difficulty courses. SI is provided for all students who want to improve their understanding of course material and improve their grades.
- Participation is voluntary, free and open to all students
- SI can help students develop essential academic and learning skills in their courses
- SI sessions begin during the first or second week of the quarter, before students encounter academic difficulties
- SI leaders do not lecture; instead they direct collaborative learning exercises that encourage students to take responsibility for processing course content
- In schools around the world, SI students earn higher final course grades and withdraw less often than non-SI participants