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Smarthinking Virtual Tutoring


Smarthinking tutors focus on the unique needs of each student. Tutors and students work together on Smarthinking's interactive whiteboard in an encouraging and collaborative learning environment. After using Smarthinking, students usually earn higher grades, pass their classes, and continue their studies.  

Many instructors consider Smarthinking as their "virtual teaching assistant" by offering academic support when they can't --- after school, at night or on the weekend.  Online student tutoring is available in numerous subjects via the Smarthinking service. Plus, new subjects are continuously being added! 

With Smarthinking you can: 

  • Access a live, personal session with a tutor in Drop-in Tutoring.
  • Schedule a personal session with a tutor of your choice in Scheduled Tutoring.
  • Submit your writing for any class to our Writing Center.
  • Send a question to a tutor through Submit a Question.
  • NEW! Set up a group tutoring session with your classmates to work on projects or tough assignments. Tutor assistance can be requested and instructors can join the sessions too! 

Live, on-demand tutoring sessions are available in the following subjects.

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy & Physiology (Introductory)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry & Organic Chemistry
  • Computers & Technology
  • Economics 
  • Finance
  • Math & Bilingual Math
  • Physics
  • Reading
  • Research
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Writing & Career Writing
Study Aids
Access study aids to help improve your learning in a variety of subject areas such as Algebra, Statistics, Writing, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Sociology, and much more. 

Follow these steps to get started: 

  1. Access your course by logging in at: https://gotoclass.tnecampus.org.
  2. Select the Smarthinking link in the right-hand menu shown under Course Resources.
  3. Review the Support+ link on the Smarthinking home page. This section will provide access to tutorials, a knowledge base, and even technical support in the use of various Smarthinking features. Or, you can download the Smarthinking Student Tips Guide for quick reference.


 Visit the Smarthinking website for tutorials that demonstrate how the online tutoring platform works, and how you and tutors interact in the process of addressing a question.

Technology Requirements and Troubleshooting Tips

  • Enable cookies and JavaScript. If you need to install Java, visit http://www.java.com for a free download.
  • Enable ActiveX if you are running Internet Explorer.
  • Allow all popups for smarthinking.com.

Technical support for Smarthinking can be found here. Otherwise, all other questions and issues can be directed to our Help Desk for assistance.