New premium service gives WiZiQ teachers advanced teaching and collaboration tools in the Virtual Classroom and enhanced opportunities for advertising teaching services.
For Immediate Release
Raleigh, NC – July 15, 2008 - WiZiQ, ( http://www.wiziq.com/), today announced that it has expanded its popular online teaching and learning platform with the launch of a new premium service. WiZiQ’s premium offering gives teachers, tutors and presenters greater control over the Virtual Classroom and enables them to more effectively market, advertise, and manage their teaching or tutoring services.
With the new premium service, WiZiQ teachers can:
- Hold sessions with up to 500 members in the Virtual Classroom (the free version supports only 50 members)
- Access advanced features in the Virtual Classroom like private chat
- Brand the Virtual Classroom with their organization name
- Get guaranteed support in 1 business day
- Keep their session recordings hosted with WiZiQ for 01 year or till their membership expires (session recordings are only available for 30 days with the free version)
- Display personal contact info such as a phone number on their profile (with the free version, contact can only be made through WiZiQ)
- Collect and keep track of payments from their contacts
- Enjoy ad-free browsing
- Get featured in ‘Teacher Search’ results
“E-learning is having a powerful impact on the educational process in the 21st century,” said Harbir Singh, co-founder and COO of authorGEN Technologies, the parent company of WiZiQ. “WiZiQ was created to help subject experts reach a broader student base and enable students of all ages and interests to instantly connect with the best teacher for their needs. By expanding our platform with a new premium offering, we’re directly responding to requests from our teacher and tutor community and giving them the flexibility to pick the service level right for them.”
WiZiQ is an online teaching and learning platform that brings students and teachers together across the world. The Flash-based learning environment is completely Web-based with no software download requirements and works on any Web browser and with any operating system, including Windows, Mac, and Linux. Its Virtual Classroom is equipped with live audio/video, text chat, document/whiteboard sharing, and session recording capabilities. The platform also offers other collaboration tools such as a rich content library, a test section, searchable teacher profiles, and free public sessions hosted by experts.
WiZiQ’s premium service is available for an annual price of $49.95. To get started, both--teachers and students--can sign up at http://www.wiziq.com/Register.aspx.
WiZiQ is dedicated to enhancing the online learning experience of students around the globe, and providing teachers with state-of-the-art synchronous and asynchronous teaching options. Its Web-based educational solutions enable students, teachers, and tutors to connect regardless of geographic location and create new learning opportunities beyond the conventional classroom. WiZiQ is a subsidiary of authorGEN Technologies and has offices in Raleigh, North Carolina and Chandigarh, India. For more information, visit http://www.wiziq.com.
Miiko Mentz, FutureWorks PR
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