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Online Resources

When you can't come in for face-to-face tutoring, using the Smarthinking professional online tutoring services is a great option. To use this service, please login to D2L and look for the Smarthinking logo.


Smarthinking is a free service brought to you by WSU Tutoring Services and MNOnline. You can access tutoring anywhere, anytime in a variety of subjects including:

  • Math
  • Bilingual Math
  • Introductory Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Spanish
  • Writing 

With Smarthinking, you can:

  • Connect with an e-structor and interact with a live tutor
  • Schedule a personal session and pre-schedule a live session with an e-structor of your choice
  • Submit your writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab
  • Submit a Question and receive a reply from a tutor 
For a Smarthinking overview on what you can do with it and how to use it, check out this short video

If you have questions about Smarthinking or Tutoring Services, please contact Jill Quandt at for more information.

The Hippocampus offers students free multimedia lessons and course materials to help with instruction, homework and studies. Find courses and digital content in the subject areas of American Government, Biology, Environmental Science, Math, Physics, Statistics, US History, and Psychology.

LyndaCampus WSU offers students free access to LyndaCampus, a subscription library of over 2000 online courses taught by industry experts covering a wide variety of software tools and skills (e.g., iPad Tips and Tricks), as well as topics related to leadership, business, photography and other areas (e.g., Time Managment Fundamentals).  Lynda courses include high-quality, accessible video demonstrations and supplemental materials, available 24-7 from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.  New courses are added every week.   

To use you need to create an account.  Go to LyndaCampus wiki page to find out how to create your account. 

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Quizlet is a leading study site with free, simple web-based study tools and games and mobile apps. Users can create their own content or choose from study sets (over 20 million and counting) created by their classmates or teachers. Click here to access Quizlet now. 

Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers is a great tool for visual learners. This website has over 35 different interactive graphic organizers which are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas. 

Study Stack
Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards. Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase that are automatically created using your flashcards. Study flashcards anytime/anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using a application to download them to your smartphone or computer. 

Khan Academy covers over 2,600 K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. 

Virginia Tech Counseling Center offers:

  • Online Study Skills Workshops
  • Time Management Strategies
  • Seven Strategies for Improving Test Performance
  • Increasing Textbook Reading Comprehension
  • Improving Concentration and Memory
  • and much more!

West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab
If you need help in college algebra, Intermediate algebra, beginning algebra, math for the sciences, or preparing for the math part of the general GRE, THEA or ACCUPLACER test, you have come to the right place. These tutorials were created as a service to anyone who needs help in these areas of math, so they are open to everyone.