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Become a Coach

 

Why did you become an SI Coach?

"To help others who want to succeed." - Dennis (English SI Coach)

"I love to help passionate students master the material and the look on their faces when they get to a higher level of understanding is priceless." - Ify (Physiology SI Coach)

"To give back what was given to me, having SI/tutoring literally changed my life in terms of my academic success." - Tywanna (Math SI Coach)

 

The SI program at ECC Compton Center starts recruiting a semester in advance. We highly recommend for all students who want to be SI Coaches to take the tutor training course TUTR 200 - Theory/Practice Tutoring

 

Qualifications:

  • Enjoy interacting with your peers.
  • Have a strong understanding of the curriculum in the course you want to coach. (Pass with A or B
  • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, staff, and faculty.
  • Be able to commit to work an average of 8-12 hours per week for the entire semester (16 weeks).
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist students with course content and academic development.
  • A typical work week involves:
    • 3 to 5 hours attending lecture
    • 2 hours facilitating SI sessions
    • 1 hour attending SI staff meeting/training
  • Attend all class lectures.
  • Plan and facilitate (50 minute), SI sessions that take place outside of class.
  • Promote the SI sessions to the class.
  • Help students refine learning skills such as note taking, test preparation, problem solving, organization, and group studying.
  • Maintain attendance records and submit required paperwork.
  • Develop and maintain working partnership with instructor.
  • Attend pre-semester and on-going SI Coach training.

SI Application

 

Open Positions for spring 2014

 

-          Anatomy 32 - 1 position

-          Biology 10 - 1 position

-          Business 1A - 1 position

-          Chemistry 20 - 1 position

-          English 50RR - 1 position

-          Geology 1 - 1 position

-          History 102 - 1 position

-          Math 12 - 1 position

-          Math 23 - 1 position

-          Math 37 - 1 position

-          Math 40 - 1 position

-          Math 67 - 1 position

-          Math 73 - 1 position

-          Nursing 48 - 1 position

-          Poli 1 - 1 position

-          Span 1 - 1 position

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