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Online Course Support: Using D2L and Collaborate

The following links are tutorials for both Desire2Learn.

Desire2Learn Tutorial Links for Faculty

Desire2Learn Tutorial Links for Students

Smart Thinking Links

Smartthinking is an online tutoring service from Pearson Higher Education Services and provided specifically to students enrolled in Armstrong State University's fully online courses. Smartthinking offers a wide range of tutoring services such as help with writing, proofreading, or documenting papers. It also provides help in a variety of subject topics including math (basic math skills, algebra, calculus, statistics, and geometry and trigonometry), science (general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, biology, and introduction to anatomy and physiology), business (accounting, auditing and finance), Spanish, and computers and technology.

Armstrong offers three (3) hours of these tutoring services to Armstrong students enrolled in fully online courses; they can purchase additional time if desired. 

To access the Smartthinking tutoring service, click the Smartthinking link in the “Start Here” module of the e-classroom. 

For more assistance with accessing Smartthinking, students should contact the professors of their fully online courses.