WizIQ press releases

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ISM Dhanbad Offers Management Program Online Via WizIQ

September 12, 2013

The Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad announces the launch of its first online course, a Certificate Program in International Business Management starting from December 8, 2013. The course is being conducted by the Department of Management Studies, ISM, Dhanbad, on leading online education platform, WizIQ.

MOOC Provider WizIQ Hosts Sunstone Business School's Popular Course

September 11, 2013

The Sunstone Business School launches their most popular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on B2B Negotiations via online education platform WizIQ. The course commences on October 14, 2013.

Mashable Calls WizIQ a Trusted Online Education Platform

September 5, 2013

Mashable has recently listed WizIQ as one of the most dependable online tutoring destination in a feature story published on August 20, 2013. With a user base of more than 3 million learners and 250,000 teachers, they called WizIQ a 'leader in the online education space.'

World's Most Famous Teacher' in a Live Conversation on WizIQ

September 3, 2013

Rafe Esquith, the most famous teacher in the world, according to Washington Post, will be in a conversation on WizIQ. This conversation will be broadcasted live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroomat 07:00 PM (EST) on September 5, 2013.

Teachers' Day Gift From WizIQ: Teach Online for Free

September 3, 2013

WizIQ celebrates National Teacher's Day by offering academic free membership worth INR 46,000 ($690) to all teachers working in schools, colleges or universities. As part of this offer, this award winning education platform gives educators at accredited institutions free access to a range of online teaching tools that are generally available only to paying members.

WizIQ Announces India's First Free MOOC, Opens the Door of Vedic Math System to Learners

August 27, 2013

WizIQ announces the launch of India's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), commencing on October 7, 2013. The course will be offered free of cost and will open the doors of Vedic Math to learners that will enable them perform calculations 10-15 times faster than the normal mathematics.

ISB-Ivey Case Competition Concludes Via WizIQ Virtual Classroom

August 21, 2013

The Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Case Development at the Indian School of Business (ISB), in partnership with Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, successfully completes the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2013. The closing ceremony will be conducted on August 23-24, 2013 as a part of the 25th Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) Annual Management Education Convention 2013.

WizIQ Offers Free Membership Worth $690 to K-12, College and University Teachers

August 20, 2013

WizIQ today announced academic free membership worth $690 for all teachers working in educational institutions, K-12, Colleges or Universities. Eligible teachers can use their school/university email address to register on WizIQ and get features equivalent to WizIQ's Solo Unlimited Premium account, completely free.

WizIQ Announces MoodleMoot Virtual Conference 2013

August 19, 2013

WizIQ today announced its 3rd annual MoodleMoot Virtual Conference (MMVC13), a free annual event that will be conducted online via WizIQ Virtual Classroom on Moodle 2.5 from August 23-25, 2013.

World's Most Cost-Effective PMP Training launched on WizIQ; Guarantees 100% Success

August 14, 2013

WizIQ successfully launched a Project Management Professional (PMP®) PMBoK 5 Certification Training course. The course is being conducted online through WizIQ and comprises of 35 hours of live online classes and a test series to assess student's preparation.

WizIQ publishes E-learning guide, makes ‘creating videos’ easy for teachers

August 12, 2013

WizIQ publishes an E-learning guide that explains how to create educational videos for an online classroom. The guide is written with an objective to enable teachers to master the art of creating videos without having the need to go anywhere else.

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Is Section 508 Compliant; Accessible to Individuals With Disabilities

August 7, 2013

WizIQ announced the upgraded version of its Virtual Classroom to make it compliant with the Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. This optimization has been done to ensure accessibility of the WizIQ Virtual Classroom for people with disabilities.

Life Coach MeiMei Fox in a Live Conversation on WizIQ

August 2, 2013

MeiMei Fox, a qualified psychotherapist, life coach and editor of the books by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, talks about finding happiness in life and everyday practices that can enhance our ‘joy’ factor on WizIQ. She will share her experiences and believes with global audience in a conversation that will be broadcasted live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom at 12:00 PM (EST) on August 6, 2013.

WizIQ now Provides 24/7 Support to its Users

July 16, 2013

WizIQ, a leading web-based education platform, announced that it has upgraded its Support Service to provide 24/7 support to its users. This move is in line with the organization's commitment to continuously enhance the user experience.

WizIQ Announces MOOC for Teachers on English Language Teaching Techniques English

July 15, 2013

WizIQ today announced that it is hosting a free English Language Teaching (ELT) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for teachers commencing on July 29, 2013. The self-paced 4-week course is first of its kind dedicated to the development of English language teaching professionals.

WizIQ Announced 'Best Virtual Classroom Provider' for Second Consecutive Year

July 2, 2013

WizIQ has been announced as the 'Best Virtual Classroom Provider' by World Education Congress for second year in a row at the Global e-Learning Awards 2013 held on June 28, 2013, at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

IIT Mandi launches Certificate Course in Finite Element Methods for Engineering Applications on WizIQ.com

June 21, 2013

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi, announces the launch of a short-term Certified Finite Element Method for Engineering Application course (FEMEA) starting from July 1, 2013. The course is being conducted at IIT Mandi campus as well as online through the leading eLearning website, www.WizIQ.com.

American English Pronunciation Expert and YouTube Celebrity, Rachel in a Live Conversation on WizIQ

June 18, 2013

Rachel, an expert in American accent and spoken English, who runs a hugely successful website and a YouTube channel Rachel’s English will be in a conversation on WizIQ. This conversation will be broadcast live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom at 06:00 PM (EST) on June 20, 2013.

WizIQ Becomes AIESEC India's Exclusive Virtual Education Partner

June 13, 2013

WizIQ, an online education platform and AIESEC India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently, making WizIQ, AIESEC India's Exclusive Virtual Education Partner. The agreement was signed between Mr. Harman Singh, Chief Executive Officer, WizIQ and Mr. Siddharth Karwal, Chief Information Officer, AIESEC India.

WizIQ Announces Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Teachers: Teach Online with Moodle, WizIQ, and Google Drive

May 17, 2013

WizIQ today announced that it is hosting a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for teachers, who wish to teach online using Moodle and other web technologies such as WizIQ and Google Drive, commencing on June 1, 2013. The self-paced 4-week course aims to get teachers and anyone interested in teaching online, acquainted with WizIQ and Moodle as a course and learning management system.

Indian Prof Conferred with Education Award for Online Course, Uses Online Education Platform, WizIQ

May 15, 2013

Prof. Mandar Lakshmikant Bhanushe, a senior professor at the University of Mumbai (UoM), has been conferred with the Indian Education Award 2013 for his Online Course in Mathematics. The course, offered to the BSc.IT students of Institute of Distance and Open Learning, is conducted via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom platform. The award was presented by Indian Education Congress during the 3rd National Convention and Awards on Business of Education, held on May 3, 2013, at New Delhi.

WizIQ: Experience HD quality video streaming and more secure videos

May 11, 2013

WizIQ recently rolled out improvement in video streaming by introducing High Definition (HD) quality of videos. The release also introduced security token for secure video sharing with students. This optimization enables teachers and students to view and share their video content in high quality, without worrying about their privacy or intellectual property.

Less is the new More: WizIQ provides better Audio & Video streaming on low bandwidth

April 19, 2013

WizIQ today rolls out improvement in the experience of audio/video streaming in its virtual classroom, in live as well as recorded classes. This has been done by using a new codec called H.264 that reduces the bandwidth consumption for a/v streaming without letting the quality being affected in any way.

Homeschooling Expert, Patrick Farenga in a Live Conversation on WizIQ

April 10, 2013

Patrick Farenga, a leading advocate of the modern homeschooling movement and a close associate of homeschooling leader John Caldwell Holt, will be in a conversation on WizIQ. This conversation will be broadcasted live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom at 10:00 AM (EST) on April 12, 2013.

ASSOCHAM India Confers IIT Delhi's Course Conducted on WizIQ With the Education Excellence Award 2013

April 10, 2013

The Associate Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) conferred the Certificate Course in Business Management (CCBM) offered by IIT Delhi on WizIQ with the National Education Excellence Award 2013 in the category of Best Use of Technology for Vocational Education and Skills Training. IIT Delhi partnered with WizIQ as the technology platform for this course. The award was handed over by the Union Minister of HRD, Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju.

High-school student calls for reforms in education, live on WizIQ

March 27, 2013

Nikhil Goyal, a 17-year-old author and speaker, who has taken up a greater responsibility for starting a learning revolution across America, will be in a conversation on WizIQ. This conversation will be broadcasted live via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom at 11:00 AM (EST) on March 29, 2013.

Coach to the India's top 50 CEOs launches online course

February 21, 2013

The author of the bestselling book 'Romancing the Balance Sheet' and a world renowned Finance Mentor to top 50 CEOs, Dr. Anil Lamba, for the first time, launches an online course on the leading online education platform, WizIQ.com.

WizIQ Virtual Classroom Plugin Updated for Moodle 2.4

February 20, 2013

WizIQ has announced the availability of its updated virtual classroom plugin for the recently released Moodle Version 2.4, one of the first Virtual Classroom plugin available for Moodle 2.4. WizIQ plugin will now enable Moodle 2.4 users to download and install the WizIQ Virtual Classroom plugin for their LMS or teaching websites.

Punjab government confers WizIQ with the Shiksha Ratna Award 2013

February 11, 2013

The Government of Punjab conferred WizIQ with The Shiksha Ratna Award for the Best Virtual Classroom for the year 2013 at the State Education Summit Punjab 2013 held on February 7-8, 2013, in Chandigarh. The award was handed over by the Education Minister of Punjab, Mr. Sikandar Singh Maluka.

Online Education Platform WizIQ Raises $4 Million in Series B Investment

January 24, 2013

WizIQ, a leading online education platform that offers SaaS based virtual classroom software for teachers, trainers, colleges and universities, high schools, and training and tutoring centers around the world, announced that it has raised $4 million in Series B investment. The funding is led by Kaizen, India’s first education focused private equity fund along with Bertelsmann, the global media company based in Germany, whose core divisions encompass television, book publishing, magazine publishing and services in more than 50 countries.

WizIQ Announces New Features in its app for iPads and Android tablets

January 22, 2013

WizIQ today announced the addition of new features to its WizIQ Virtual Classroom app for the iPads and Android tablets.

The app is free for WizIQ users, enabling access to online classes from iPads and Android tablets.

WizIQ announces Course Feed – interact, share ideas, work collaboratively with your students

January 15, 2013

WizIQ today announced Course Feed feature that enables students and teachers to easily interact with each other, share ideas, work collaboratively and extend each other’s thinking in written dialog whenever it is convenient for them.

The release also announces one-step course creation process. Teachers just need a Course Title to get started. Additional information can be added later. And can create multiple courses on WizIQ.

IIT online course begins on WizIQ

January 10, 2013

The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi Certificate Course began with 102 students enrolled to earn certification in Business Management. This is the first of its kind online course offered through WizIQ, a virtual classroom platform. With this step, IIT Delhi joins the league of other premier institutes offering online courses.

India's top CAT exam expert launches online course on WizIQ

December 26, 2012

The author of many bestselling books for CAT preparation and IIM-Bangalore alumni, Arun Sharma, launches his online course for CAT 2013 preparation on the leading eLearning website, www.WizIQ.com. The course will be conducted online via the WizIQ's virtual classroom and will comprise of 75 online classes and a test series to assess student's preparation.

Sustone Business School launches Online Certificate Course on Negotiating for Growth on WizIQ.com

Nov 20, 2012

Sustone Business School has announced the launch of an online certified course on ‘Negotiating for Growth’ starting from November 19, 2012 that will be conducted on WizIQ.

IIT Delhi launches Online Certificate Course on Business Management on WizIQ.com

October 29, 2012

IIT Delhi has announced the launch of a specialized certificate course on Business Management starting from January 7, 2013. This course was earlier offered to the undergraduate IIT Delhi students but is now open to graduates from any discipline. The course shall be conducted in a blended mode with a combination of contact and online classes. The online classes will be conducted on WizIQ.

WizIQ founder and CEO nominated as the Best Young and Innovative Entrepreneur of the year 2011

September 20, 2012

The Founder and CEO of WizIQ, Harman Singh was conferred with LMA-Trident Award for Young and Innovative Entrepreneur of the year 2011 at a ceremony held in Ludhiana on September 16.

WizIQ Announces Native Virtual Classroom App for Android

September 5, 2012

WizIQ announced its WizIQ Virtual Classroom App for Android today. The app designed mainly for students, is simple to use and gives students anytime, anywhere access to the WizIQ Virtual Classroom. It is available now in the Google Play store for download.

WizIQ announces iPad Application for the WizIQ Virtual Classroom

July 16, 2012

WizIQ announces its Virtual Classroom App for the IPad which will offer most of the features available in the desktop version. This app will make online classes on WizIQ more accessible to as many as 3 million students and 200,000 teachers, trainers, and teaching organizations already registered on WizIQ.

WizIQ Announces Plugin for Moodle 2.3

July 11, 2012

WizIQ becomes one of the first Virtual Classroom plugin with the availability of its updated virtual plugin for the latest Moodle version 2.3. It features enhanced scheduling pages, attendance reports in 5 different formats and easily accessed class recordings.

WizIQ Wins the Jury-Award for 'Best Virtual Classroom Provider' in the Global e-Learning Awards 2012

July 05, 2012

WizIQ wins the jury award for “The Best Virtual Classroom Provider” in the Global e-Learning Awards 2012 conducted by The World Education Congress. Awards were the integral part of the international event, aimed to recognize the most successful and innovative application to the delivery of Education and Training.

WizIQ Wins the Jury-Award for 'Best Education Webinar Series' in the Category of 'Best Service Providers

May 04, 2012

WizIQ wins the Jury-Award for 'Best Education Webinar Series' in the Category of 'Best Service Providers' in which Top Policy makers, Educators and Corporate leaders from different parts of the country were also nominated.

WizIQ Begins Rolling New Virtual Classroom Features to Users

January 09, 2012

WizIQ announces the launch of the latest version of its web-based classroom software with the exclusive features like Active Noise cancelation; 6 way video; Improved Screen Sharing; Breakout Rooms; New Tools for managing participants; Improved PowerPoint Conversion engines. The Users will soon begin seeing the option to schedule classes in the new interface.

WizIQ Announces iPad Application for the WizIQ Virtual Classroom

October 19, 2011

WizIQ announces its WIZIQ Virtual Classroom App for the IPad which will offer most of the features available in the desktop version. This app will be free for WizIQ users enabling access to online classes for the most popular tablet in the world.

Instructure Canvas Users Can Now Access the WizIQ Virtual Classroom Directly From Within the LMS

October 19, 2011

WizIQ- a web-based education platform- has launched a Virtual Classroom plug-in @ CanvasCon, in symbiosis with Instructure. The WizIQ Virtual Classroom Canvas Plugin will allow instructors to instantly launch an online class session with students and the users need not log into a separate service as it handles single sign-on.

Teacher-Feedback Based Features Announced at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2011

October 19, 2011

WizIQ announces some major upcoming Teacher- feedback based features release at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2011. These new features would include Active noise Cancellation; Flash- based screen sharing, 6-way video, Breakout rooms. Along with this there will be some more major developments which will be officially announced soon.

High-Tech Synchronous Media Player in the WizIQ Virtual Classroom Facilitates E-Learning

September 23, 2011

WizIQ announces the release of a High Tech Synchronous Media player in its virtual classroom that makes presenting YouTube videos to a class easier than ever. It also ensures the better control of playlists to the presenters through an enhanced user interface.

The Des Moines Area Community Colleges to Roll Out WizIQ Virtual Classroom This Fall

September 07, 2011

WizIQ announces that Des Moines Area Community Colleges (DMACC) would begin using its virtual classroom this fall providing a platform from virtual office hours to synchronous lectures, lesson capture, and even outreaching to prospective students.

WizIQ wins the World Education Public Choice Award for Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning

July 20, 2011

WizIQ wins the World Education Public Choice Award at World Education Awards 2011 in the “Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning” category, where there were four nominations from strong international competitors who were nominated for their OBOW examinations.

WizIQ Opens Developer Portal and Announces Additional Integrations with Instructure Canvas and Other Open Source Learning Environments by Fall 2011

June 03, 2011

WizIQ launched developer.wiziq.com, a portal devoted to the needs of independent software developers who want to integrate web properties with WizIQ Virtual Classroom. WizIQ has supported web services for some time, allowing users to integrate the Virtual Classroom into any website, CMS or LMS. WizIQ will also provide direct support through this site to users looking to leverage these APIs.

"Excellence in Higher Education" Conference Held by IIT Delhi, WizIQ was Virtual Classroom Partner

April 09, 2011

A conference, “Excellence in Higher Education” was hosted by the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, in India, on 1-3 April 2011. WizIQ, an official sponsor of the event, was also the Virtual Classroom Partner streaming the conference live to attendees worldwide. WizIQ also launched an online course on the conference to make it accessible to those who wanted to participate virtually and synchronously.

Virtual Class Embeds Now Available

Raleigh, NC, December 08, 2008

WizIQ.com today announced that it has expanded its popular online virtual classroom platform with the launch of an exclusive Virtual Class Embed feature. This new capability, exclusive to WizIQ, gives teachers, tutors and other educators the previously...more

Virtual Classrooms - A Key to Make India a Knowledge Economy

Chandigarh, Punjab, India, April 21, 2008 (IndiaPRwire.com)

The Discussion highlighted various aspects of the education system in India. It also underlined the compelling need of an alternative mode of education delivery… more

WizIQ to Add 3 Lakh Users by 2008-09 End

New Delhi, India, April 16, 2008 (Economictimes.Indiatimes.com)

WizIQ, an online educational platform for offering the facility of virtual classrooms today said it will add about three lakh users by the end of 2008-09… more

WizIQ Adds SMS Service to Virtual Classroom Software

Raleigh, NC, United States, April 8, 2008 (Marketwire.com)

WizIQ, an online learning platform for educators and students, has added a SMS feature to its virtual classroom service, a free alternative to expensive conferencing tools selling as online teaching software. more

WizIQ Announces a Live Class Module for Moodle

Raleigh, NC, United States, January 30, 2008 (PR.com)

The much awaited free virtual classroom module for Moodle has been launched. Moodle users can now activate a "block" and an "activity" from within Moodle to schedule and launch classes in WizIQ’s virtual classroom, which is free for both teachers and students… more

Portal to Help Students, Teachers Interact

Chandigarh, India, October 21, 2007 (FinancialExpress.com)

WizIQ, the latest offering of e-learning solutions provider- authorGEN is eyed to make learning easier… more

Online Teaching Platform WizIQ Beta Launched for Distance Education

Raleigh, NC, United States, April 12, 2007 (PR.com)

The Beta version of WizIQ is now available to teachers and students for online tutoring and e-learning. Tutors can sign up free and make money online by teaching their subject of expertise… more