NGU enriches students' learning experience by making tutoring services available through Smarthinking Services. Smarthinking provides the most in-depth services across the widest range of subjects and disciplines. Smarthinking offers live and/or online synchronous and asynchronous tutoring in writing, math, science, statistics, etc. and is available 24/7.
Just click the tab on the top right corner of Blackboard to land on the Smarthinking site and review this Smarthinking Tutorial which will walk you through the site and explain how to utilize various services to the fullest potential. NOTE that you need to enable pop ups both for Blackboard and Smarthinking sites to access the service.
You can only use Smarthinking tutoring for the projects required in your course. The turn-around time for asynchronous tutoring is 24 hours or less. Allow 48 hours prior to your deadline in order to successfully incorporate feedback into your work. The waiting time for synchronous tutoring is 7 minutes or less. Review this video tutorial that walks you through how to submit essays to Smarthinking.