Indianapolis, IN–February 21, 2007–ANGEL® Learning, recognized innovator of enterprise elearning software and services, today announced the release of ANGEL Learning Management Suite integrations with Horizon Wimba´s Live Classroom and Wimba Voice Boards. Seamless integration of ANGEL with Horizon Wimba´s collaborative products for online education enables ANGEL users to easily and efficiently add a human, personal touch to their online courses.
The integration enables ANGEL customers who use Horizon Wimba´s collaboration tools to:
*Access them within the ANGEL environment – new usernames, passwords and external login pages are not required.
*Manage and configure settings in the familiar ANGEL interface.
*Add meeting announcements and reminders directly to ANGEL calendars.
*Add content, view poll results and tracking information and access archives from within ANGEL.
"We understand that schools continue to need to add a collaborative element to their online courses in order to retain the personal element of teaching," said Tommaso Trionfi, CEO of Horizon Wimba. "By integrating our collaborative tools with ANGEL, we´ve now made it easier for hundreds of institutions worldwide to allow their faculty to interact in a more human and natural manner with their students."
ANGEL´s comprehensive suite of online teaching and learning tools balances a robust, easy-to-use feature set with powerful capabilities. The inherent openness and flexibility of the ANGEL system enables integrations with complementing technologies that leverage core ANGEL functionality and add value to ANGEL adoptions.
"Horizon Wimba provides a high quality collaborative environment that is quite popular with ANGEL users," said Christopher Clapp, president and CEO, ANGEL Learning. "Integrating these market leading technologies with ANGEL provides our customers simple access to extremely powerful tools and a seamless learning experience."
About ANGEL Learning
ANGEL Learning, Inc. develops and markets enterprise elearning software. Our flagship products are the ANGEL Learning Management Suite and the ANGEL ePortfolio system. Our products have been honed by use–with millions of students and instructors served from K to corporate. We enjoy a reputation for creating products with exceptional ease of use, excellent vision into learner progress and for keeping our commitments. ANGEL LMS received the 2006 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE award for Best Postsecondary Course Management Solution. Educators ranked ANGEL first in customer satisfaction in the IMS GLC Learn-Sat awards. Having emerged from the academy ourselves, our core values reflect those of our customers well. ANGEL world headquarters is in Indianapolis, Indiana. To learn more about the ANGEL difference, visit us at www.angellearning.com
About Horizon Wimba
Horizon Wimba develops collaborative software applications addressing the diverse needs of the emerging online education market. Its software enables institutions to take advantage of the multitude of advances in the internet and internet-based technologies while also enhancing their course management systems. The Company´s virtual classroom solution enables educators to teach and meet live online, its vocal collaboration technologies add oral content directly into course content, webpages and assessments, its content authoring software allows users to quickly and easily convert Microsoft Wordä documents into webpages, and its test-generation and homework management tools allow faculty to create test, quiz, and exam questions. With simplicity and power, Horizon Wimba adds new dimensions to online, accessible education, enriching the learning experience for both students and instructors.