Online Tutoring for English-Language Learners

Smarthinking Adds Audio Support

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Smarthinking, the free online tutoring service available to all UNG students, has added new subjects and audio support for English-language learners (ELL).

Smarthinking provides daily scheduled sessions with audio in the following areas: 

  • Conversation Practice 
  • Language Skills 
  • Academic Writing 

ELL specialists will staff these scheduled sessions. Tutors without audio support can assist English-language learners in drop-in tutoring sessions.

Smarthinking has live drop-in tutoring in many subject areas. Scheduled tutoring session are available for the student’s convenience. Some subject areas are only available by scheduled appointment.

Student can also post a question for a tutor and receive a reply within 24 hours. Written content can be submitted for review.

Remember, tutors don’t do the student’s homework. They provide guidance.

How to Access Smarthinking:

  1. Log in to
  2. Go to the course
  3. Select the Free Online Tutoring link on the blue navigation bar
  4. Select Connect to Smarthinking


About Smarthinking

Smarthinking offers free online tutoring in more than 150 subject areas. Many are available 24/7. Students access Smarthinking from inside their course in eLearning@UNG (D2L).


How to use Smarthinking (YouTube Video, 65 seconds)

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