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The 8th International Conference on Supplemental Instruction

May 23rd- May 25th, 2014

Westin Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois, USA


The 'University Diner' Analogy: Serving Up Student Success by Mirroring Best Practices in Restaurants

Tulane University

Survival of SI at a 2-year Commuter College

Olive-Harvey College

Architectural Elements of Maintaining a Quality SI Programme: Preservation, Restoration and Renovation

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Mileposts of a Successful SI Program

Columbus State Community College

Growing a Large SI Program: Effective and Sustainable Strategies for Success

Georgia State University

Building and Maintaining a Successful SI Program from the Ground Up

Rochester Institute of Technology

PoSItive Extras

University of Wyoming

Using Community of Practice Groups to Promote Reflection Among SI Leaders

Clemson University

Developing Peer Learning Mentors: Lessons Learned from Two Contrasting Programs

Northwestern University

(Re)Modeling the Session: From Group Tutor to SI Leader

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Exploring the Possible Benefits of Mentor Training

Kent State University

Mentorship Models for the Do-it Yourselfer

University of Arizona

Using Assessment Results for Program Improvement:  Training, Leader Performance & Communication

Kennesaw State University

A Research Study: 'Learning from the Experts: Peer Support as a Vehicle to Student Empowerment'

Edinburgh University

SI, Data, and Assessment…Oh My! A Program’s Technological Journey in SI Data Collection

Louisiana State University

Communities of Practice for International Students: the role of SI in Supporting Transition and Learning in Higher Education

University of Brighton

Peer Collaborative learning: Lessons from interactions  between SI facilitators and students at the North West University Mafikeng Campus South Africa

North-West University

Exploring students’ experiences of Supplemental Instruction in first year Chemistry with an aim to improve through-put and retention rates

University of KwaZulu Natal

The Impact of Supplemental Instruction on SI Leaders

California State University-Fullerton

Are there Any Differences in Characteristics Between SI Attending Students and Non-attending Students?

Lund University

Regression Analysis of student motivation

University of Wisconsin-Rock County/Whitewater

Linking academic engagement with work engagement

University of Mississippi

How a Focus on Core Concepts through Supplemental Instruction Can Support Deep Approaches to Learning in First Year Anatomy and Physiology

University of British Columbia

Indiana Jones and the Photosynthesis Worksheet: Using Portfolios to Preserve Discipline-Specific Knowledge

Purdue University

Increasing SI Evidence: Challenging SI Leaders to Create Portfolios to Assist Themselves and the SI Program

University of Nevada-Reno

How to Transform Mundane Mandatory Training Day into the Anticipated Highlight of the Semester!

Baylor University

Essential elements for achieving best practice SI

University of Wollongong

Telling is Not Teaching, Even in the SI Leader Training

College of Charleston

SI Leader Meetings: Using Training to Create Community

University of Texas-San Antonio

Adapting and implementing questioning techniques on SI

Lund University

What’s equity got to do with it? Why anti-bias work is essential in your training curriculum

Tacoma Community College

Brain-Based Learning Strategies: PosSIbilities for Leader Trainings

Salisbury University

SI and the Flipped Classroom: Combining Pedagogy and Practice

Stetson University

Recalibrating SI Leader Training: From Practice to Theory to Theoretical Practice

High Point University

Supplemental Instruction Attendance: A Theory-Based Approach

Mercer University

Professor Involvement: Utilizing faculty support for program strength

Purdue University

Save the Trees

Carroll University

Co-curricular Recognition Framework: Possibilities for Formalizing the Learning Outcomes of SI Leaders

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Learning Outcomes and Assessment: Fine-Tuning Returning SI Leaders

University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Beyond the Position Description: How to Connect Peer Leadership Experiences to a Larger Mission and Purpose

University of South Carolina

50 Shades of Grey: The Many Facets of Effective Recruitment and Hiring

University of Guelph

Improving SI Participation and Assessment Using a Better SI Scheduling Survey

Iowa State University

Strategies for Helping Students in Problem-solving Courses

North Carolina State

Breaking the Dichotomy: Supporting Successful Learning Between Different Curricula

South Texas College

A journey of many miles: Supporting STEM Disciplines with SI

University of Central Florida

Online and Mandatory SI

University of California-Riverside

Nursing student leader perceptions of on-line and hybrid Guided Study Sessions

University of Maryland

Getting Online Faculty more Involved in Online SI Programs

Capella University

Incorporating Online and Blended SI Review Sessions into your Supplemental Instruction Program

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Taking PAL out of the classroom: from exploration to integration of online PAL

University of the West of England

Getting a Handle on Hashtags: Using Social Media to Market Your #SI Program

University of Guelph

Creating new possibilities with an interactive online training guide for SI leaders

North-West University

Get Social! Online Tools to Foster Student Engagement and Independent Learning

University of California-Irvine

Live Online & On Ground SI Coaching: A Model for Peer Instruction at Small Universities

St. Leo University

CCSI: Community College SI-An in Depth Investigation of Lessons Learned

Middlesex Community College

How to Build a Successful Multi-Campus SI Program

Palm Beach State College

Adaptations of SI: Our Course Assistants wear Many Hats

Texas Woman's University

How does SI work in lower secondary school in one of Sweden's most socially challenged areas 

Lund Institute of Technology/Lund University

When Non-Traditional Instructional Techniques Create Unconventional SI Sessions

Barton College

SI as a Mandatory Lab Component of Developmental Education Courses

Austin Community College

Making SI Work for Senior Students:  Supporting the Professional Development of Volunteer SI Leaders

University of Toronto-Mississuaga

Impact of Mandatory SI:  Data Metrics and Perspectives 2006 to 2014

University of Arkansas

Mile A Minute: Supplemental Instruction for Summer School

Texas State-San Marcos

Unlocking the 21st Century Learner: Through Basic Skill and CTE Courses

Riverside City College

Benefits of Guiding SI Sessions for SI Leaders: A Case Study for Engineering Educations at a Swedish University

Lund Institute of Technology/Lund University

Immersing Students in an Interactive Environment


Collaborative SI: Creating Partnerships in Funding, Training, and Managing SI Programs Across Campus

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

How to get PASS flying off the shelf!

University of Manchester

Increasing Student’s Persistence And Retention Rates Through The First Year Experience Program

Bennett College

Academic Success in the First Year through Supplemental Instruction

Metro State University-Denver

Important Dates
03/14/2014 Deadline for Presenter Registration
04/19/2014 Deadline for Discounted Hotel Rate