"Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand."
What is Supplemental Instruction?
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a series of free, weekly, peer-assisted study sessions in selected courses identified as being historically difficult. SI is provided for all students who want to improve their understanding of course material, improve their grades and become independent learners. SI is a non-remedial approach to the learning as the program targets high-risk courses rather than high-risk students. Attendance at sessions is voluntary. SI sessions are led by competent students who have shown mastery in the course material.
Why should I attend SI sessions?
Students who attend SI sessions on a regular basis (50% of the sessions) will usually have a higher GPA than those who do not attend sessions. A better understanding of course content, as well as more effective ways of studying, will be gained. By attending SI, students will have the opportunity to develop relationships with other students and broaden a base of academic support.
Why is SI effective?
SI sessions allow students the opportunity to discuss course concepts, check accuracy of class notes in small groups, and participate in exercises targeting test preparation. All activities are conducted in a relaxed, non-threatening atmosphere. The purpose of the program is to increase retention and improve student grades in the targeted courses and increase the graduation rates of students.
What can be expected at an SI session?
The SI Leader will enforce main concepts from the lecture, provide test reviews, give practice tests and quizzes, and share problem solving techniques. Sessions are focused, yet informal, with students being encouraged to bring notes, books, and questions.
If you are interested in attending a session, please look in the Supplemental Instruction box to your right and click on the appropriate name of the course that you are interested in and you will find times and locations of the study sessions.
For any other questions, please contact:
Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center, 3rd floor
158 East Main Street
Henderson, TN 38340
FHU / Dickson
FHU / Memphis
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
855 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
Don't worry. We'll walk you through the entire process. Apply now for free and then schedule a campus visit to experience something that pictures just can't capture.
Whether you're just beginning your college journey or seeking your doctorate, take your next step here.
Take advantage of the tight-knit community and unique opportunities by finding the club or organization where you will belong.
Getting Married? Land a new job or position? Becoming a new parent? Your FHU family wants to brag about it!
You help change the world when you invest in the lives of young people. You can make a difference today with your gift.
FHU has a history of talented student athletes and coaches who have helped make FHU Athletics what they are today. Check out who these students are and what accomplishments they've made. Know someone who deserves to be in the Hall of Fame? Use the nomination form below to tell us about it.
Schedule your campus visit today, and see why Freed-Hardeman University is right for you.
Copyright © 2022 Freed-Hardeman University. All rights reserved.