Brainfuse - Online Student Tutoring

This service is only available for fully online courses.

Brainfuse develops and provides virtual learning solutions for schools, libraries, colleges, and universities.  Brainfuse helps students reach their goals by connecting them with qualified eTutors anytime, anywhere. Users can also initiate and organize online meetings for peer-to-peer learning. The Brainfuse learning platform gives power to students to manage outcomes better by seamlessly integrating the latest online technology. This service is only available for fully online courses, and students are limited to 300 minutes per calendar year.

Visit the Brainfuse website for a list of Subjects Covered. For more information about student services available in Brainfuse, see this article.

With the Brainfuse dashboard, you can individualize and manage your student's live tutoring or writing lab experience. In doing so, you have more control over the student's learning outcome and success. Each tutoring assignment is sent as an email to the student. The Meet collaboration tool allows you to schedule synchronous sessions for instruction.

To add the Brainfuse Dashboard to your fully online course:

  1. Contact LSC-Online:
    1. You can contact VTAC Live Chat or email to request that the Brainfuse Dashboard be set up in your fully online course.
    2. Please provide the discipline, number, and section number for each course to which you would like to add the Dashboard.
  2. Add it to a module in your course
    1. Click on "Add Existing Activities."
    2. Choose "External Learning Tools."
    3. Click on Brainfuse to add the dashboard.
    4. Once the dashboard is added, please refer to the documentation below for instructions on using it. If you have questions, please contact VTAC.

Documentation for Brainfuse Dashboard:

Brainfuse Faculty Dashboard Quick Guide.pdf

Webinar on Using Brainfuse

*The LEAP Learning Platform is not currently available. If you are looking for diagnostic testing for your student, review our SmarterMeasure Online Readiness Tool article.

Brainfuse HelpNow User Guide - HigherEd.pdf