eTUTORING AT COLLEGE
OF THE DESERT
Registered COD students have access to free online
tutoring through the Western eTutoring Consortium.
eTUTORING SERVICES OFFERED
Online Writing Lab allows you to submit a draft of your paper to a
tutor, ask for specific feedback, and receive your work back with a tutor's
response within 24-48 hours.
Tutoring via eChat allows you to meet with a tutor in one-on-one
tutoring sessions in a fully interactive, virtual environment. Live sessions
are offered for all subjects except Writing.
note: If you choose eChat, colored tutor icons will show which tutors are
- Click on the icon you wish to “chat” with.
- Your browser must be set to
allow pop-ups in order for eChat to
- If a tutor isn’t available for
eChat, you can leave a message using eQuestions.
eQuestions allows you to leave a specific
question for an eTutor, who will respond within 48 hours (but usually sooner).
eQuestions may be submitted for any of the subject areas covered.
Annatomy & Physiology
Introduction to Psychology
Microsoft Office (CIS 10)
eTUTORING SCHEDULES & LOGGING IN
Check out COD’s eTutoring weekly schedules to make sure a tutor is available
you enter the eTutoring site.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Although all tutors are trained in their subject areas, they come from the Consortium's Member Schools, which means that you may be working with a non-COD tutor. As with all tutoring, we urge you to actively participate in your learning process by aksing questions and by clarifying particular assignment requriements with your instructor.