Fresh Perspective Friday Webinar Series
The International Center is thrilled to work with and learn from a number of amazing SI programs from across the globe. For this FREE webinar series, the International Center will be asking some of these great programs to share their best practices and research with the entire SI community. Please see below for the upcoming dates. All webinars will be hosted from 2:00 – 3:00 PM CT. We will be adding additional webinars throughout this academic year, so keep an eye out!
Facilitating Equity-Minded Leadership in Peer-to-Peer Learning (SI)
September 24, 2021
California State University, Sacramento
Irina Antonenko; SI Program Coordinator; CSUS
Tina Jordan; PARC Director, AVP; CSUS
Ways to integrate equity-minded leadership and intercultural communication skills among diverse peers to ensure an atmosphere of trust, respect and inclusion is fostered among all peers in the SI environment. Getting SI leaders to increase their awareness of cultural identities and learn how to facilitate conversations about identity and race among their peers and how to better navigate the diverse complex world around them as they develop culturally competent leadership and communication skills.
Elevated ResponSIbility: Cultivating a Tiered Student Leadership Model
October 8, 2021
Texas State University
Lindley Workman Alyea, Associate Director, Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC), Texas State University
Victor Capellán, SI STEM Coordinator, Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC), Texas State University
As learning center professionals around the world strive to serve growing student bodies with limited full-time staff, this session will examine the pros and pitfalls of empowering student leadership. This interactive session is designed to help participants think outside the traditional supervisory box of undergraduate and graduate student administrative responsibilities.
The Impact of Weekly SI Training on Community-Building and Commitment to the SI Program
December 10, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology
Stephanie Haynes, Supplemental Instruction Coordinator, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Feedback from RIT SI Leaders shows that they highly value weekly training and the opportunity to connect with the team. The sense of community that develops from weekly training has created a culture of care, support, and commitment to the SI program at RIT. This session will illustrate RIT’s weekly training model and share input from the SI team. Attendees will reflect on their own training models, share best practices, and consider new activities, topics, and approaches to SI training.