RALEIGH, N.C., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of digital instructional solutions for faculty and students, today announced an agreement with Querium Corporation to integrate Querium's artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology into WebAssign's platform.
Querium's Stepwise Virtual Tutor is a versatile, robust tool that deploys A.I. technology to provide real-time, personalized tutoring for math students with the goal of achieving outcomes similar to those found with 1:1 tutoring without the cost. The two companies will collaborate to deliver Querium's personalized instruction and assistance technology within the WebAssign system.
WebAssign's online assessment system has successfully supported STEM education for over 16 years. As education technology and tools have evolved, WebAssign's alliances with innovative companies such as Querium support the company's vision of improving learning outcomes.
"We are pleased to work with Querium on our next-generation product enhancements," said Alex Bloom, WebAssign president and CEO. "Our research and customer feedback indicate that our complementary technologies will further support teaching and learning goals."
"We look forward to partnering with WebAssign to enhance their future offerings with our expert system technology," said Kent Fuka, Querium founder and CEO. "We believe faculty and students will greatly benefit from this collaboration."
About Querium Corporation
Querium was founded in January 2013 to help teens and adult learners master critical STEM skills, enabling them to achieve their college and career goals. Querium's Stepwise Virtual Tutor employs artificial intelligence to deliver personalized, bite-sized lessons with expert system, step-by-step tutoring assistance that motivates learners to succeed. Designed for digital natives, our patented products allow users to write math steps by hand on mobile devices for instant feedback 24/7. Querium licenses its cloud-hosted, artificial-intelligence (A.I.) software products to online learning solution providers. www.querium.com.
WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals. More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over 1.7 billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments.
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.com.
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