SMARThinking offers all IRSC students free online tutoring and academic support services for most subjects 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Personalized tutoring and homework help is available for most subjects, and expert guidance can help you improve your writing—from essays to resumes. Each student is allocated free hours every semester.
SMARThinking is integrated into each student’s course in Blackboard—just log in to Blackboard to use it. Access “SMARThinking Free Tutoring” on the left-hand navigation panel or from the Tools menu in each course.
SMARThinking Free Minutes
Each student is provided free, SMARThinking minutes per semester. Students can view SMARThinking's Time Deduction Chart to find out how time is monitored and deducted from your account.
|Service||Charge to Student Account|
|Drop-in Session with Tutor||Metered by the minute|
|Essay Center||Metered by the minute|
|Paragraph Review||Metered by the minute|
|Essay Center (Extended Review)||Metered by the minute|
|Pre-scheduled Session with Tutor||Charged in 30-minute increments|
|Offline Question||Metered by the minute|