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SI Net: An Email Discussion Group

 

Thank you for your interest in joining SI-Net, the Supplemental Instruction (SI) email discussion group. SI-Net is intended as a modern forum for the exchange of ideas among those interested in SI. To date, faculty and staff from over 1000 institutions in 13 countries have participated in SI Training trainings. So when you email the SI-Net, you are emailing SI supervisors, Certified Trainers, faculty members, and SI leaders around the world!

 

Purposes of SI-Net include:

Exchange of ideas and techniques between institutions Opportunities for SI leaders to participate in dialogue with SI supervisors and faculty members Identification of new educational resources and practices that would be helpful for other members of the network Discussion about customizing SI as it is implemented in specific academic content areas and institutions Announcements about SI-User group meetings, training opportunities, and job opportunities

SI-Net is an independent, unmoderated, mailing-list interest group. This means it is open to all participants' mailings without editing or prior approval. Though it is made possible by the cooperation and facilities of the participating institutions, its activities or any opinions expressed through it are without the sanction of any unit, department or school. Neither the institutions nor the participating states are responsible for its content. There is no charge from the University of Missouri-Kansas City to subscribe to SI-Net. We look forward to talking with you on the network.

 

Subscribe/UNSUBSCRIBE to SI-Net:

To subscribe to the SI-Net listserv, please follow the link below and follow the directions:

http://listserv.umkc.edu/scripts/wa.exe?SUBED1=SINET&A=1

 

Start/Contribute to a discussion on SI-NET:

First, you must subscribe to SI-Net. See above.

If you want to reply to an email, just hit reply in your email program. This will allow you to keep the same subject, and keep the discussion going.

If you want to start a new discussion topic, send an email to sinet@listserv.umkc.edu with a good subject title to keep the discussion focused.

In both cases, the listserv with email you back to confirm that the email was sent from you. Follow those directions and then your email will be distributed to all the participants.

 

Manage your SI-Net emails:

If you wish to change the way SI-Net emails you (such as digests), you will need to set up a password for your account. Please visit this link to set up your password: http://listserv.umkc.edu/scripts/wa.exe?GETPW1=

 

Search the SI-Net Archives:

We have decided to archive the SI-Net discussions on Google. Visit the archive at http://groups.google.com/group/si-net

If you want to continue a discussion that you read in the archives, you need to send an email to sinet@listserv.umkc.edu with the exact subject line as the other replies in the discussion. This way Google will be able to keep the discussions organized.

 

SIL-Discuss:

Here is the SI Leaders' opportunity to have their own listserv. It is called the SIL-Discuss for Supplemental Instruction Leader Discussion group. Luis Barrueta, SI Supervisor of El Camino College in California, is pioneering this endeavor to give SI Leaders a great resource that SI Supervisors have had for years now with SI-Net. Please feel free to email with your comments at lbarrueta@elcamino.edu

Follow the instructions below to join the group:

SUBSCRIBE to SIL-Discuss, send a blank e-mail to:

SIL-Discuss-subscribe@yahoogroups.com and follow the instructions.

 

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