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WizIQ Virtual Classroom

plugin for
A Quick Installation Guide

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Contents
Overview 2
Supported Versions 3
Downloading the plugin 4
Installing the plugin 8
Enabling the WizIQ Virtual Classroom within Moodle

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About WizIQ 16
Contact Us 16

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Overview
The WizIQ Virtual Classroom integrates with Moodle to create new capabilities for synchronous
learning - all from within the LMS environment.
Key functions provided by this integration are:
Single sign-on: The WizIQ Virtual Classroom

Direct editing of WizIQ classes and content

doesnt require Moodle users to maintain separate

from within Moodle: Teachers can edit the

accounts with WizIQ. Moodle administrators simply

schedule for their upcoming classes and make

need to download the module and install it on their

changes to the uploaded content, again, right from

Moodle servers. Teachers and students can then

within Moodle.

seamlessly access the WizIQ Virtual Classroom


without any additional authentication.

Track class attendance: WizIQ Virtual Classroom


records every time students log in and out. An

Schedule and manage classes, upload

attendance report is generated by the end of class

content, and view recordings from within

and teachers can download the report to use for

Moodle: From scheduling, delivering online

their own records or to share with parents.

classes, and class management to uploading


content for use in these classes, all WizIQ functions

Get class recordings: All classes on WizIQ can

are accessible from within Moodle. Theres no

be recorded. Teachers can allow students to view

separate dashboard, no extra data entry, and

the recordings online or download them for later

no extra work. Just schedule online classes with

reference. The recorded classes capture all media

WizIQs Moodle module within your Moodle website

sharing (audio/video), desktop sharing, and content

and get to teaching online, in person, or both.

sharing in the main portion of the WizIQ Virtual


Classroom (Breakout Rooms are not captured). A

No special training required: Once the WizIQ

weekly report is sent to teachers on how often the

Virtual Classroom module is installed, live class

recordings were viewed and/or downloaded.

sessions can be implemented as Moodle activities,


and students from around the world can have
seamless access to synchronous events within the
context of a blended Moodle course.

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Supported Versions
The WizIQ Virtual Classroom plugin is numbered to match Moodle versions, so its easy for you
to tell which version of the plugin you need. The following table illustrates the currently available
versions and requirements:
Moodle module

WizIQ Virtual Classroom plugin

Moodle version 2.0

Plugin 2.0

Moodle version 2.1 & 2.2

Plugin 2.1 & 2.2

Moodle version 2.3 & 2.4

Plugin 2.3 & 2.4

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Downloading the plugin


1. Click on the Download Moodle Plugin button.

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2. You will be prompted to Sign up (if you are new to WizIQ) or Sign in (if you are already a
WizIQ member).

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3. Select the Moodle version you want to use the plugin with.

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4. You will be prompted to save a Zip file. Select Save and click on the Ok button.

Your download is now complete. The next step is to install the WizIQ Virtual Classroom plugin for Moodle.

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Installing the plugin


Once you have the plugin, do the following to install it:
1. Unzip the downloaded file on your Moodle server. Look for 1 folder in the downloaded file: mod.

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2. Copy the wiziq folder from the mod folder and paste it into \moodle\mod

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3. Log in as Admin in your Moodle.

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4. Look for Site Administration -> Notifications and click on the Upgrade button. Installation of
the WizIQ Virtual Classroom plugin begins automatically.

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5. Click on the Continue button to complete the installation process.

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6. Once the installation is complete youll be redirected to your Moodle account.

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Enabling the WizIQ Virtual Classroom within Moodle


Once the plugin is installed, you can turn on the ability to schedule and deliver live classes through
WizIQ by doing the following:
1. Click on the Turn editing on button seen on the course listing page.

2. From the Add an activity drop-down list box, select WizIQ live class.

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You can now begin to schedule classes. To learn more about how teachers can use WizIQ Virtual
Classroom plugin for Moodle, download Moodle Guide for Teachers.

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About WizIQ
WizIQ is an online learning and teaching platform that

WizIQs teaching tools work from a web browser,

connects educators and students through its WizIQ

eliminating the need to download any software or

Virtual Classroom technology. Available for individual

worry about upgrades. WizIQ also offers a content

teachers as well as organizations, WizIQ is a highly

library, a test/assessment section, teacher profiles

scalable solution for both synchronous teaching and

and public classes by experts. Going beyond providing

asynchronous tutorials and assessments. Used for

online teaching tools, WizIQ enables trainers and

everything from teaching hybrid courses at major

tutors to get new clientele and sell their courses,

universities to offering guitar lessons one-on-one across

thereby helping them build their teaching businesses.

thousands of miles, WizIQ is an incredibly flexible tool

At the same time, these tools are scalable to meet the

for delivering and enhancing any type of training or

needs of universities and major training and teaching

instruction.

organizations.

WizIQ is a Concord, North Carolina based company with


nearly 2 million registered users and more than one
million monthly visitors, WizIQ is rapidly becoming the
preferred method for educators at all levels to establish
an online e-learning presence that is engaging students
with technology unavailable elsewhere.

Contact Us
You may visit our website, WizIQ to know more about WizIQ Virtual Classroom Moodle module.
Email us at:

sales@wiziq.com

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USA:

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+1-919-647-4727

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