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Learning Commons: Brainfuse

Welcome to the OJC Learning Commons

Brainfuse Overview

Brainfuse offers live, on-demand online tutoring for OJC students. Students can get instant academic assistance from expert tutors throughout the week by logging in, choosing a subject they need help with, and entering a virtual tutoring room where a tutor will assist them through a live chat.

Brainfuse Tutoring Schedule

Business

Daily from 12:00pm - 09:59pm MST

Computer/Tech

Sunday through Thursday from 04:00pm - 09:00pm MST

24/7 for Windows

Writing/English

24/7

Math

24/7

Nursing

Sunday through Thursday from 12:00pm - 09:59pm MST

Science

Daily from 12:00pm - 09:59pm MST

Daily from 01:00pm - 09:59pm MST for Anatomy and Physiology

Brainfuse Access Instructions (D2L)

1. Login to the OJC portal and select one of your current courses

2. In the right-hand column, click on the Brainfuse link

3. If you need live help, select the topic and subject and click on "Connect" to enter a virtual tutoring room, which includes a whiteboard. To draw diagrams or equations, place the mouse pointer on the 'pencil' button at the top of the whiteboard, and click on it. Next, click on the whiteboard and you can begin drawing. To write text on the whiteboard, click the ABC button, then click on the whiteboard and begin typing. Make sure you hit  after you're done typing in order to ensure that the tutor receives the text you've created. You can also use instant chat by typing on the line below the "Type Message Here" prompt. *All sessions are recorded and be viewed again by clicking on your S#, followed by "My Past Sessions".

4. If you want to submit a paper to the Writing Lab for review, click on "Submit Paper". You will need to select the type of paper you're submitting and specify the following: (1) Citation format requirements; (2) the areas you want the writing tutor to focus on, and (3) the assignment instructions. You'll then need to upload your paper, add comments if applicable, and click "Submit". In 24 hours, log back in to Brainfuse and open your inbox to retrieve feedback from the tutor.

Brainfuse Access Instructions (Mobile)

1. Download the Brainfuse app

2. Log in to the OJC portal and select one of your current courses

3. In the right-hand column, click on the Brainfuse link

4. Click on your S#, followed by "My Account" to retrieve your username and password,

5. Enter this username and password in to the Brainfuse app to access Live Help, Snap-n-Send, past sessions, the Writing Lab, and more features.