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Online Tutoring for Online Students

Need just a little more help with one of your classes? For WITC online learners, there is an online tutoring service available for several courses. You may want to consider utilizing this resource if you are enrolled in an online course in the following subject areas:
 
  • Math
  • Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Writing
  • Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Finance
In order to get started with online tutoring services, a WITC student needs to do the following:
  1. Read and understand the information below regarding online tutoring.
     
  2. Complete the Request for Online Tutoring form.

Within five school days after completing the request form, you will receive a username and password for your online tutoring account.

Things to understand about online tutoring:

Technology Requirements:

Next Steps:

Once you receive your username & password, you are ready to use the online tutoring service.

  1. Log on to http://www.smarthinking.com  Using the username and password you received, complete the self-registration form. Use your WITC username and password for your SMARTHINKING account. This will be the information you use to log on each time you use SMARTHINKING.
     
  2. Review the Student Handbook in the Customer Support and FAQ area before starting your first tutoring session. This handbook contains valuable information about when tutoring is available and how to use this service. Please note: Though the handbook discusses “Schedule a personal session,” this feature of online tutoring is not currently available to WITC students.
     
  3. Follow the directions in the Student Handbook and on the website. One tip: You may type in more than one question before connecting with an online tutor. Once you connect with a tutor, it takes an average of two minutes for a tutor to first respond to you.
     
  4. If you have questions about online tutoring, please contact Customer support for this service at: support@smarthinking.com or call (888) 430-7429. To contact WITC’s Online Tutoring Coordinator, email or call 800/243-9482, ext 3116.