Washington, DC, June 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Smarthinking, Inc. (http://www.smarthinking.com), the market leader in online tutoring and academic support, has announced the completion of its new website at http://www.smarthinking.com. The website’s launch coincides with the rollout of Smarthinking’s new logo which represents the learning transformation that students experience when they integrate Smarthinking’s online tutoring services into their studies. Smarthinking believes its rebranding and enhanced website parallels the evolution of online education and better represents the expectation of today’s 21st century student. The new site provides users with a rich, immersive experience that demonstrates the techniques Smarthinking has honed in order to achieve its track record of over 3 million successful online student tutoring sessions coupled with an extensive body of research. Based on clear results, Smarthinking improves student success and retention.
Features of the new website include:
- Student Stories: Smarthinking helps a diverse base of students. Five students discuss the benefits of Smarthinking’s on-demand, anytime/anywhere online tutoring services and how they fit into their busy lives inside and outside of school. The Student Stories reflect research showing that today’s students in high school, college and beyond are busier and more engaged in personal and professional responsibilities than ever before, and demonstrate how Smarthinking’s unique approach and easy-to-use services support these students in all settings throughout their active lives.
- Tutor Profiles: Smarthinking’s tutors are experienced, highly qualified instructors, most of whom hold masters or Ph.D. degrees and are college faculty members. Fifteen of Smarthinking’s more than 1,500 online tutors showcase their dedication to student success while providing a personal introduction and offering an inside look into Smarthinking's tutoring team.
- Campus Success Stories: Detailed, research based studies and implementation reviews have demonstrated how Smarthinking consistently and quantitatively improves student engagement, retention and learning success. Hear from faculty and administrators at community colleges, state systems, online programs and international institutions as they share the results of their Smarthinking experience.
The website includes detailed descriptions of Smarthinking’s services – including live, online tutoring and Smarthinking’s dynamic Online Writing Lab (OWL) – as well as introductions to the firm’s seven major discipline areas (writing, mathematics, science, business, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish, and nursing & allied health). A library of sample tutorial sessions provides a first-hand introduction to how an actual Smarthinking tutoring session unfolds.
In addition, users will find that the new site offers easy and instant access to an extensive news and events area, to support resources, as well as social media links for instant access to the new Smarthoughts blog, LinkedIn profile, Facebook Page, e-newsletter signup, and more.
“This rebranding of Smarthinking has been a major endeavor for us, and we believe the end result reflects the image, dedication, and commitment of our staff, tutors, students and others who use and support our services,” said Dr. Chuck Kleiner, chief sales and marketing officer of Smarthinking.
Smarthinking is the leader in on-demand student support to bolster student performance, persistence and retention. Its services were honored with the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE award for Best Instruction Solution for Students at Home. Schools, colleges, universities, libraries, government agencies, textbook publishers and other education providers partner with Smarthinking to increase student achievement and enhance learning. Smarthinking, a member of the Pearson family, connects students to expert educators for assistance in math, writing, science, business, and nursing & allied health, up to 24/7, on any Internet-connected computer. Smarthinking’s corporate office is located in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.smarthinking.com/.
MMI Public Relations