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Learning Success Center

Smarthinking

Smarthinking is available to all Jefferson State English and Math students.  View the brochure for additional information.

Smarthinking's tutors work with students online using a virtual whiteboard.  Students can also submit questions offline at anytime and a tutor will respond within 24 hours.

Math Tutors

Math Tutoring Schedule for Current Semester

  • In accordance with COVID-19 response measures, there will be no in-person math tutoring for fall term.
  • Be sure to access the Virtual Math Lab to interact with a math tutor online!

Fall Term Online Math Tutoring Schedule

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    • 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Thursday
    • 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    • 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Friday
    • 8:00 am 2:00 pm
  • Saturday
    • 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Writing Tutors

Writing Tutoring Schedule for Current Semester

  • In accordance with COVID-19 response measures, there will be no in-person writing tutoring for fall term.
  • Be sure to access the Virtual Writing Center to interact with a writing tutor online!

Fall Term Online Writing Tutor Schedule

  • Monday:
    • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday:
    • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday
    • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

College Success Skills

College and career readiness is about more than academic knowledge—it’s also about developing the foundational skills and habits that are critical to that success. The tutorials, articles, and eBooks arm students with the skills they need to succeed in the classroom and in life. Each interactive tutorial includes relevant examples, self-assessments, video, audio, and practical tips that students can use in their daily lives.
 
  • Organizational Strategies
    • Achieve Your Goals
    • Effective Multitasking
    • Get Organized
    • Manage Your Time
  • Classroom Success Skills
    • Effective Classroom Listening
    • Memorization Tips and Tricks
    • Note-taking Strategies
    • Reading Strategies for Class
    • Strategies for Success in Online Classes
  • Getting Academic Support
    • Communicating with Your Professor
    • Using Campus Resources
  • Research Skills
    • Introduction to Research Skills: Information Literacy
    • Finding and Citing Sources
    • Understand and Avoid Plagiarism
    • Write Like a Scholar
  • Personal Success Skills
    • Develop Healthy Habits
    • The Basics of Money Management
    • Why Credit Matters
    • Managing Your Debt
    • Understanding Insurance and Taxes
    • Investing for Life

Academic Success: Smart Tips for Serious Students

The transition from high school to college is a lot bigger than many students realize. Help them make the most of their college academic experience with Academic Success—a six-part streaming video series filled with facts, hints, insights, and observations from experts in the field of education and from students who know the ropes. Topics include values and goals; time management; critical thinking and problem-solving; active listening and note-taking; researching, reading, and writing; and studying and test-taking. A Cambridge Educational Production. 6-part series, 10-12 minutes each.

Computer Skills Center

Use the Computer Skills Center to access the following 

interactive online computer and technology courses.

Get Started with Your Computer
  • Getting to Know Your Computer
    • Computer Basics 1: Roles of Computers
    • Computer Basics 2: Personal Computer
  • Using Your Desktop Applications
  • Computer Safety and Maintenance
Get Started with the Internet
  • Discover the Internet
  • Using Your Email
  • Social Media Tools
  • Internet Safety
Popular Software Tools
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
Learn Computer Graphics & Illustration
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
Understanding Your Operating System
  • Windows Operating Systems