Review on Smarthinking, an Online Tutor and Writing Service
written by: Willa•edited by: Jacqueline Chinappi•updated: 6/29/2011
Need help in your online learning courses? Smarthinking is one of the many online tutor and writing services available not only for college students, but elementary through high school students as well. The service may be available to assist the students in their school or library.
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An Online Tutoring Program
Students on campus may have the opportunity to hire an on campus tutor or an online tutor servicesuch as Smarthinking. It is especially an advantage to the student studying through distance learning, to have access to this service. The award winning Smarthinking Online Tutor and Writing Service is available to students across the United States and internationally.
A real time tutor assist the student in basic math through calculus, chemistry, biology, physics, accounting and other subjects. Instructors are certified e-structors with 80% have a Master's or PhD in their field. Communication via the virtual whiteboard platform allows the student to submit questions and receive answers within 24 hours or through a private scheduled session. Other popular virtual platforms and compatible course management systems such as Blackboard, e-College, ANGEL Learning and WebCT, use Smarthinking.
More than 300 schools and libraries subscribe to the services of Smarthinking. Online colleges such as Capella and Westwood, offers this service to their students, conveniently accessible from anywhere, 24/7.
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Recognition of Smarthinking
User friendly Smarthinking Online Tutor and Writing Service has been awarded the 2007 Codie Award, presented by the Software Information and Industry Association. Learn how Houghton Mifflin Publishing, Lippincott, Williams, Wilkins Publishing, Pearson, Centage Learning and Wolters Kluwer Health, promote Smarthinking, making it your smart choice!
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The Writing Service
When the student needs help with writing an essay or even a resume, it is as simple as logging in to their account. When the signal is heard, an e-structor is ready to assist as the student begins typing. Questions submitted may be answered within 24 hours or with a scheduled private session with a tutor in the Writing Lab.
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The Cost of Smarthinking
If the school, library or online college does not offer the services of Smarthinking, the student has an option to subscribe individually. The cost is $35 per hour which is pre-paid and good for four months. You may choose the 4 hour package deal for $120 good for four months. For help with essay writing, the charge is $19.95 per essay.