Additional Ivy Tech faculty pilot Vizi

For Immediate Release – August 24, 2015

Muncie, Ind. – Students at Ivy Tech Community College’s Marion and Muncie campuses will have access to an English Composition text created specifically for Ivy Tech’s ENGL 111 course.  Heather Gemmen Wilson, full-time faculty at Ivy Tech’s Marion campus, and Karen Hiday, adjunct instructor at Ivy Tech’s Muncie campus, are using Vizi’s newest text — English Composition: Research and Rhetoric — with their students this semester.  The online, interactive text was created with lessons from Vizi’s two stand-alone English Composition texts:  Rhetoric, Composition, and Expression for a Digital Age and Research, Composition, and Argument for a Digital Age.  “We enjoyed working with faculty at Ivy Tech to match Vizi’s unique, multimodal learning resources with the college’s specific course outline.  It is exciting to continue to work with Ivy Tech to improve student success.” said Steve Davis, Vizi’s Vice President.

About Ivy Tech
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout the state. It serves as Indiana’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

About Vizi
Our purpose is to transform lives by making education more engaging.  That is why we publish unique, online, interactive, multimodal texts.  Designed for students in higher education, Vizi uses interactive simulations, games, animations, graphics, videos, and text to engage students in their studies.  Vizi is used in all types of classrooms, whether traditional, flipped or online.  Independent laboratory research confirms the transformative results of Vizi’s media-driven, multimodal focus – improving results by as much as three letter grades.

Steve Davis, Vice President