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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What is Smarthinking

Smarthinking is an online tutoring service that is available through Blackboard for all DCC students.

The following information will assist you in connecting with a tutor in a variety of courses and subjects.

Math - Science - Business – Writing - Nursing

  • Connect With a Tutor and interact in real time.
  • Submit your writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab.
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor.

What is available?

  • Writing Center – Students can submit essays, across the curriculum, and receive a thorough critique from a Smarthinking tutor, usually within 24 hours.  Students retrieve their returned essays from their Archives within their Smarthinking account.
  • Drop-In Tutoring – Students can work live with a Smarthinking tutor simply by selecting their subject.  The schedule of live tutoring is on our website.  Math subjects are available for live tutoring 24/7.
  • Scheduled Tutoring – Students can also make appointments to meet with a tutor.  Sessions with audio can be scheduled within this area.
  • Offline Questions – Instead of working with a tutor live, students can submit questions offline and receive a response from a tutor usually within 24 hours.
  • Academic Resources – Within this area of student accounts, Smarthinking provides access to 1500 mathematics tutorials, other math resources, an accounting study guide, and a Writer’s Handbook.

Video Introduction to Smarthinking


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