Below you'll find a number of frequently asked questions in regards to tutoring support for WCU Distance Students.
For distance students who cannot attend tutoring sessions in the Writing and Learning Commons (WaLC) or the WCU Math Tutoring Center, tutoring support is available through Brainfuse HelpNow. Brainfuse is a free, online academic tutoring service for all subject areas.
Sponsored by The Division of Educational Outreach Brainfuse offers online academic support in a variety of subjects in the following areas: Accounting, Business, Computer Sciences, Foreign Languages, Math, Nursing, Sciences, and Liberal Studies (Psychology, History, Political Science and Sociology). Brainfuse also offers and extensive Online Writing Center where students can receive feedback on any aspect of academic writing, including help with organization, idea development, documentation, writing style, punctuation, and grammar.
Brainfuse is available for students taking courses online, at Biltmore Park, and other off-campus locations. All eligible students are pre-registered for each semester after the drop/add period. Cullowhee campus students may be granted temporary access to Brainfuse by contacting Distance Learning at email@example.com. Remember, you have ready access to the on-campus Writing and Learning Commons and the WCU Math Tutoring Center.
Brainfuse tutors are screened, trained, and managed directly by Brainfuse. Their tutors are recruited from a diverse tutoring pool and include a mix of professional tutors, retired instructors, graduate students and college faculty members. Only tutors with proven backgrounds in tutoring/teaching in their respective fields are hired by Brainfuse. Over 80% of tutors have a Master’s degree or a Ph.D. in their field.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call toll-free at 1-866-272-4638, Ext. 510
Yes! More detailed information is contained in the Brainfuse HelpNow User Guide.