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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

    Jan. 7, 2016

    Smarthinking tool offers online tutoring available to all students

    Northwest Missouri State University students now have access to a new tool through all Northwest Online course sites.

    Smarthinking is a simple online tutoring site that is accessible online seven days a week, 24 hours a day throughout the year. Users may select live, on-demand tutoring with a white board, Writing Center assistance or submit questions.

    Students also may schedule an appointment through the tool. Tutoring appointments on campus are available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Talent Development Center located on the second floor of the B.D. Owens Library.

    Smarthinking screenshotStudents may access Smarthinking by logging into Northwest Online and clicking on the Tutor tab (pictured right), located on the course tools bar at the top of their course site.

    For more information or assistance, contact Dr. Darla Runyon, director of the Learning and Teaching Center, at 660.562.1532 or

    For more information, please contact:

    Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

    Northwest Missouri State University
    215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468