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As a student at TAFE SA, you have free access to Smarthinking - an online tutoring service that can help you improve your study skills, increase your computer skills, get feedback on your writing, and get subject specific help from a tutor.
3 hours free tutoringAccess up to 3 hours free help per term. This includes live drop-in sessions, scheduled tutoring, and the writing centre (assignment and writing feedback).
Available 24/7Connect whenever you need help - anytime of day or night
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Get help immediately with live chat, or schedule a future meeting to connect using voice/video calls. Upload a question for later review, or submit an assignment for feedback.
Multiple SubjectsComputer support, reading, writing, researching and maths, as well as specialised assistance with topics such as nursing, IT, accounting and trade calculations
Smarthinking has a number of different ways to support your learning and study, designed to help you get the most out of your tutoring sessions, and increase your confidence and skills.
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Monday to Sunday, 24/7
You can access up to 3 hours of help per term
TAFE SA Term Allocation Periods 2022
You can contact TAFE SA's student counselling team to discuss support options if you are having difficulty with your learning and want to discuss support options.
Log in to your Learn Dashboard
Select the "CLOSE" button on the top right corner of your Learn Dashboard
On the Learn Homepage, locate the Smarthinking image, and select "Get Started"
You are connected to the Smarthinking Dashboard - choose what type of support you would like
Subject Specific guides in many topics including:
No, Smarthinking tutors will support you to learn, understand, and feel confident about the subject and learn how to answer the questions yourself, focussing on your specific assignment needs. They will help you to develop confidence in your learning and understanding so that you can work independently.
Smarthinking will accept the following formats: .doc, .docx, .txt, and .rtf. If you have a PowerPoint presentation, or a PDF you wish to submit, you will need to convert these to the accepted formats first.
No, the Smarthinking tutors are a group of highly educated and skilled tutors located around the world, who have expertise in their specialist topics
No. Because the tutors are located around the world, their knowledge may not be specific to the Australian Taxation System. Please connect with your TAFE SA lecturers for specific assistance about Australian requirements.
For drop in tutoring services, you can get immediate support from a tutor 24/7. You can also submit an 'offline' question or submit your written work to receive feedback, which will get a response within 24 hours.
Yes. The only way to access free tutoring as a current TAFE SA student is to access through Learn.
Smarthinking have a dedicated support team to assist you with technical difficulties. When you are signed in to Smarthinking, use the 'support' tab at the top of the page. If you have having trouble logging in, please visit the Support for Students page
Visit the Pearson Education Smarthinking website for further information.
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