Build student confidence and improve learning outcomes. Defend against cheating sites.
OfficeHours is a virtual teaching assistant designed by educators to provide just-in-time academic support to students with a focus on improving learning outcomes, building conceptual understanding, and creating an equitable learning experience for all students.
How It Works. OfficeHours provides research-backed learning aids such as step-by-step solution guides and randomized variations of problems that the student is stuck on. This builds student confidence and fosters deeper learning of foundational concepts. OfficeHours is powered by a combination of automated tutoring intelligence and the oversight of seasoned collegiate educators.
Here is an example of an Office Hours solution guide:
The Benefits. OfficeHours can help you achieve:
- Reduce student use of cheating sites that compromise integrity and short-circuit the learning process.
- Greater student engagement by building confidence in problem solving.
- Measurable improvement in outcomes by providing support when students need it the most.
- Increase in the productivity and impact of your overburdened teaching assistants.
Educator controls. As an educator, you may disable OfficeHours for any assignment at any time. Additionally, student subscriptions to OfficeHours are completely optional for each student and may be canceled anytime. We are also designing educator dashboards that will provide educators with granular insight into which problems students are struggling with and require the most help with.
Cost. OfficeHours is available to students on a pay-as-you-go monthly subscription that provides flexible access to this academic support based on individual student needs. Subscriptions are optional for every student and may be cancelled at any time.