What is Modified Supplemental Instruction?
mSI is the lab portion of the following courses:
mSI is not a study hall.
- ENG 096T
- ENG 096
- MAT 095
- MAT 136
Purpose of mSI
The purpose of mSI is to help students taking the developmental courses above to gain the skills necessary to succeed in these classes by providing assignments that promote active learning, critical thinking, and transferable skills. Working together with mSI leadership, students put forward their best efforts to pass the developmental courses on the first attempt with a C or better, thus, improving students’ confidence to do well in the following college-level courses as well as improving retention rates.
For sections that meet once a week, 10% of the overall grade comes from participation mSI and for sections that meet twice a week 15% of a student's overall grade comes from participation in mSI.