|Focus is placed on a particular subject (Example: Chemistry)
||Focus is placed on a specific course and specific professor (Example: Chemistry 1B with Dr. Golden)
|Peer Tutors must think on their feet as each student may come with a completely different concern
||SI Leaders must create worksheets, interactive activities, and discussions anticipating the needs of their students
|Students explain where they are within lecture and set their own agenda
||SI Leaders prepare curriculum in advance and facilitate session according to course lecture and students’ needs
|Held within the Learning Center
||Held in individually assigned classrooms
|Attending course lecture is not required
||Mandatory course lecture attendance
|Assistance is typically provided in a small group setting
||Assistance is provided through group discussions within student-to-student interactions
|Outreach in the form of classroom presentations and emails are done twice a semester
||Outreach in the form of classroom presentations, emails, and being a role model within the classroom is done on a weekly basis
§ Must be currently enrolled at Fresno State
§ Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 units; Graduate students in at least 4 units
§ A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
§ Must have obtained a "B" or better in the course(s) of interest
Skills and Abilities:
§ The ability to work effectively with people from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds
§ Excellent oral and written communication skills
§ A solid foundation of subject content
§ Good understanding of university policies, procedures, and campus-wide resources
Terms of Employment:
§ Employment is for one semester, contingent upon satisfactory performance and supervisor evaluation
§ Attend mandatory orientation, training sessions, and meetings
§ Non-negotiable starting wage of $13.00 per hour
A. Completed Learning Center Student Staff Application
B. Unofficial Transcript: You will need to upload a copy of your most recent unofficial transcript, retrieved from your My Fresno State Portal at the end of the application.
C. Schedule: You will need to upload a copy of your class schedule for the semester you are seeking employment at the end of the application.
D. One faculty recommendation: You will indicate one faculty member who will give the recommendation at the end of the application.
The recommendation form will be emailed to him/her.