SIG Leader(s)

Wendy Simmerman
Brigham Young University
146 Morc
Provo, UT 84602
8014222524
wendy_simmerman@byu.edu

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Purpose

To share innovative materials, research, and best practices related to effective peer assistance programs, primarily tutoring and mentoring, but including other successful models (e.g. Supplemental Instruction and Peer-Led Team Learning) in order to:

  • improve recruitment , training, and education
  • explore different types of programs
  • assist in program design and assessment
  • keep members informed of cutting edge research
  • increase faculty involvement
  • create opportunities for networking and professional growth

Activities

Publish a newsletter that includes addresses for relevant websites, reviews of publications, information about research topics and methods, and/or communications among SIG members

Sponsor activities at the national conference (e.g. presenting Institutes and/or concurrent sessions, sponsoring SIG breakfast/ business meetings) at the national conference

Serve as a clearinghouse for tutoring/mentoring ideas

Promote the CRLA International Tutor and Mentor Certification Programs