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WizIQ Announces WizIQ Learning Marketplace, Comprehensive Online Teaching System

Posted May 14, 2014
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WizIQ has announced its WizIQ Learning Marketplace and comprehensive teaching system, available for free. It is the only marketplace where anyone can start teaching live online (not live pre-recorded classes) from any part of the world, according to the announcement.

The WizIQ Learning Marketplace enables students to choose from courses offered by thousands of instructors. Educators and organizations can create a comprehensive quality online course – with live or self-paced instruction – quickly, and teach any learner or employee anywhere in the world. The courses on WizIQ are all created and owned by instructors, not WizIQ, providing complete freedom to educators and organizations to manage and charge for their content and teaching services any way they want.

Many professionals, looking for jobs or already in the job, feel a need to update their skills, but doing so poses challenges they face around synchronous learning (in-classroom) such as the time commitment, accessibility and cost. At the same time, professionals face challenges around asynchronous learning (non-live online) due to a lack of live instruction as it is primarily video-based and has no face-to-face interaction with instructors, leaving the learner on their own, resulting in poor engagement and motivation.

WizIQ’s Learning Marketplace provides a solution for busy professionals, providing the unique features of traditional classroom learning experiences such as face-to-face live instruction, assignments and lab work along with the standard features of online learning, such as self-paced instruction including videos, presentations, tests, peer interaction, etc. In some courses at WizIQ, students have access to remote, virtual labs to run programs practicing real world scenarios.

WizIQ features courses offered by instructors using the platform, in popular and in-demand categories such as Technology, Big Data, Project Management, Business, Finance, Languages, Lifestyle & Wellness and Music. With WizIQ, working professionals can stay relevant and advance their career today by enrolling in intuitive, highly interactive, live instructor-led courses taught by top teachers around the world. Some popular courses offered include Hadoop Big Data Training with Live Scenarios, Project Management, PMBoK 5 Certification Training, or Certified Spoken French Lessons for Beginners (Level DELF A1), among others.

For educators, WizIQ offers a comprehensive, free online teaching system. The system includes sophisticated tools educators need to create live interactive classes and an advanced test and assessment module. The platform provides access to global audiences to teachers and tutors, promotion material such as a library of banners, training classes on how to use the WizIQ platform and promote courses.

WizIQ’s teaching system features a public option and a private option. Educators who wish to reach a global audience can use WizIQ’s teaching system to create, publish and conduct public courses in the WizIQ Learning Marketplace. The WizIQ platform allows educators to collect payment for public courses from national and international students via WizIQ’s payment processing system for a service fee of 10 percent per transaction.

For educators who prefer not to have their courses featured in the public marketplace, a private teaching system is also available to host private instruction for students or to offer a private branded academy online. Private instructors can collect payment directly or use WizIQ’s payment system, if desired. The WizIQ private teaching system is free for individual educators for classes up to 10 attendees. An advanced features package is available with a subscription fee.

Source: WizIQ, www.wiziq.com


 
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