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Peer Led Trainer
EmployerMathematics and Sciences Department
AddressIra Allen 311
Purpose of Jobs, Duties, and Responsibilities
The PLT position is a great job for people with work study support who want to get involved in mentoring others, understanding mathematics better and in interacting with students to help them learn. It is also a real responsibility - this is a professional job, and we expect that PLTs will meet all of the requirements during the semester and not let down either their professors or the students. Students in math classes really count on the PLTs to help them out.
1. PLTs attend each of their assigned professor's classes in order to see what is being taught, and to note the topics which are difficult for students. Occasionally PLTs may help students during class too.
2. PLTs also run a weekly 60-minute problem session to go over homework problems and other topics which might have come up during the week.
3. PLTs will provide weekly feedback to the Course Coordinator, and to the assigned professor if requested.
1) For a PLT position in Engineering Calculus I you will need to have taken that course and have received a B+ or better in Engineering Calculus I, or an A in Calculus I, and you must be free when Engineering Calculus I meets in the Fall 2012 semester.
2) For a PLT position in College Math I you will need to have passed your initial math course at WIT with a B+ or better.
5-6 hours per week for the semester for 13-14 weeks. The compensation is $8.75/hour.
Supervisor and Contact Information
Emma Smith Zbarsky
Federal Work-Study, Leopard Work Program, or both
Federal Work-Study/WIT Work