Instructional Services at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is dedicated to helping the underprepared prepare, the prepared advance, and the advanced excel.
The department provides direct instruction for students and serves as an instructional support and resource unit for faculty, staff, and the community at large. Several key activities enable Instructional Services to accomplish this mission:
The mission of Instructional Services reflects the broad range of academic support services that is important to student success. To address this mission, the staff recognizes the academic strengths and weaknesses of students, assists students in acquiring fundamental skills in a supportive, professional atmosphere, and offers academic support to university students at various points in their university careers.
The mission of Instructional Services supports the University’s mission statement and, as such, is “dedicated to the communication, expansion and integration of knowledge through excellent undergraduate education as its first priority and complementary excellent graduate and professional academic programs; through the scholarly, creative and research activity of its faculty, staff and students; and through public service and cultural and arts programming in its region”(www.siue.edu/about/ mission.shtml).
Instructional Services assists the University in enhancing and executing its mission by