FREE ONLINE TUTORING
Online Tutoring with Smarthinking is now available for free for De Anza students inside MyPortal.
Interact with a live tutor
- Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor
- Submit an essay or paper for a tutor to review and receive feedback
Steps to Access Smarthinking
- Log into MyPortal.
- Select the "Apps" from the left navigation.
- Under the student application menu, select the Smarthinking app to login.
LINKS TO USEFUL INFORMATION
Online tutoring is available 24/7 for most subject areas. However, some subject areas have limited hours.
Subjects Available: Accounting, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Medical Assisting, Medical Terminology, Nursing, Physics, Reading, Spanish, Writing and all levels of Math--including Math 10, 11, 12, 1A-D, 2A-B, 22, 44 &46. English for Speakers of other languages. Math is also available in Español.
Writing Center: Students may have a live session with a tutor or submit writing assignments for review and receive feedback from a tutor within 24 hours.
Student Handbook: Download or view the Smarthinking handbook as a resource for using online tutoring services.
Frequently Asked Questions: Ask questions about using Smarthinking or view FAQs.
Smarthinking Tutorial for Students: View a short video explaining how to use the service.
Tips for De Anza Faculty: How to encourage students to use online (and on campus) tutoring.
Tips for De Anza Students: How to provide verification that you used Smarthinking. You might need to do this to get extra credit.
NEED TECHNICAL HELP?
Review these trouble-shooting tips as a first step toward resolving your problems.
- Minimum Operating System Version: Windows XP, Mac OS-X (10.4)
- Minimum Browser Version:
o Windows – Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12, or Google Chrome 20
o Macintosh – Safari 5 or Firefox 12
- Internet Connection: 56k or greater
For technical support, please contact Smarthinking Customer Service.