Free Online tutoring for Boise State students is available for these subjects:
Accounting, American Sign Language, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science (Java & C++ only), Economics, Intro to Psychology, Math (Developmental through Trigonometry), Microsoft Office, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, Web Development (xHTML, CSS, and Adobe Dreamweaver), and Writing (Synchronous and Asynchronous).
How do you access this service?
If you are enrolled in at least 1 credit of an undergraduate course at Boise State, an eTutoring account has been made for you and you can access this service by visiting Boise State’s eTutoring site.
If you are not able to access the site, please request access to eTutoring by submitting a request form to receive login access to the site. Requests are generally processed within 24 hours. If you are having difficulty logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 426-2042. OIT will not be able to assist you with any log in difficulties.
How does online tutoring work?
The eTutoring website can be accessed any time day or night, but eTutors are available for live assistance from early morning to late evening seven days a week. If a tutor is not “live” and available to chat when you have a question, you can submit a question to via a drop-box. A tutor will respond to your question typically within 24 hours. To view a schedule of when tutors are available for live chat, click here.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Live one-on-one assistance through eChat
- Offline support through eQuestions and
- An online eWriting Center
Anatomy & Physiology
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, ect.)
- Flexible access to academic support.
- Access anywhere you have an internet connection.
- Improve grades on assignments and exams.
- Become more engaged in your classes.
- Be Prepared
- Make a list of specific questions to ask or topics to cover ahead of time. Your meeting with the eTutor will be focused and organized.
- Be Specific
- eTutors are qualified to tutor in their assigned subject areas but they don’t have access to your particular textbook or your particular assignments. Instead of saying you need help with problem 20 in the textbook, list out the problem with a description of the assignment. If eTutors know why you are asking for assistance they will be better equipped to provide valuable feedback.
- Be Timely
- Plan ahead for assistance; avoid waiting until the day before or day of an assignment due date to seek help. While eTutors are available both synchronously (live) and asynchronously (offline), last minute or rushed requests might not receive as valuable and timely feedback.
- Be Patient
- The technology platform through which eTutoring is delivered will allow you to communicate with eTutors through both text and audio. Be patient with yourself, the eTutor and the technology.