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Smarthinking Resource Page for Faculty

Professors, encourage your students to use the online tutoring service, Smarthinking from the Office of Retention and Student Success. This service provides free, individual instruction and support on demand from expert tutors across a wide range of subjects. It gives students an additional avenue of support, especially those at risk or who need the extra scheduling flexibility.
 
Key features include:
  • Immediate, one-on-one tutoring in over 150 subject areas, on-demand or by appointment
  • Whiteboard interface with interactive tools including screen share and audio and video support for easy interaction
  • Writing feedback returned within 24 hours for any writing assignment
  • Offline question support for tutor response within 24 hours
  • Experienced tutors, with 90% holding a master’s or PhD in their field and an average of 12 years of experience working with students 
It’s never too late to support student success. Remind your students that they have unlimited hours of FREE online tutoring support available to them via Smarthinking.

If you have questions about Smarthinking, please contact Alana Dorsey, Academic Support Specialist, Office of Retention and Student Success. Her phone number is (304) 766-3041.

Access Smarthinking 


Refer your students to the Smarthinking Website. They can log in with these credentials:

 

  • Username: WVSU Email Address
  • Password: wvstate

Students can also log into ACHIEVE, then open Smarthinking. Note these steps:
 
  1. Login to ACHIEVE
  2. Open the ACHIEVE menu in the upper left
  3. Click Services, then scroll down and select SMARTHINKING 24/7 ONLINE TUTORING SERVICE
  4. Click VISIT WEBSITE and login
  5. Username: WVSU email address
  6. Password: wvstate
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