SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring

Emporia State University is pleased to provide you with up to 5 hours of online tutoring per term, provided by SMARTHINKING. You’ll have access to one-on-one tutoring up to 24 hours a day from ANY internet connection. SMARTHINKING provides real people to work with you in a wide range of subjects. You can also submit your writing from ANY course to SMARTHINKING’s Online Writing Lab for a tutor to review. The tutor will provide you with detailed, personalized feedback with your essay, typically within 24 hours.

To connect with a tutor, follow these steps:

  1. Login to your course in Canvas.
  2. Click on Courses on top navigation bar.
  3. Select your course
  4. Look at the Left Navigation Bar and find Smarthinking Tutoring
  5. Click that link and enter into Smarthinking.

Getting Started

  • Smarthinking Handbook is the starting point for all your tutoring interactions.                                            
  • Writing Practice provides critical pedagogical feedback using a rubric that focuses on six aspects of writing (ideas, organization, conventions, sentence fluency, word choice, and voice).