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How unis can beat the cheats by finding ‘fingerprints’ in their essays

By Henrietta Cook
06/26/2018 on The Age

…The software, which has been created by US-based company Turnitin and will be launched later this year, is being developed and tested at Australian institutions including Deakin University, the University of New South Wales, the University of Wollongong and the University of Queensland…Read full article here.

By | 2018-06-27T22:21:10+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

How IT departments can help combat contract cheating

By Bill Loller
06/11/2018 on EdScoop

…Today, there is still basic plagiarism, but there is a new form of plagiarism called contract cheating (sometimes referred to as ghostwriting) where students hire someone to write an original paper specifically to fill an assignment’s requirements. We suspect that students are spending millions of dollars on contract cheating sites…Read full article here.

By | 2018-06-29T20:56:31+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Ask a Tech Teacher: How a Senior Writing Project Helped

By Jacqui 
04/18/2018 on Ask a Tech Teacher

…“We explained that Feedback Studio and Revision Assistant were the right digital resources to help improve student writing skills, dovetailing with the qualities students were already being taught in the classroom,” Nelson said…Read full article here.

By | 2018-04-23T07:53:43+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Three Keys to Stopping Plagiarism

By Dennis Pierce
04/16/2018 on Faculty Focus

…Elizabeth Kleinfeld, an English instructor and director of the writing center at Metropolitan State University of Denver, has studied plagiarism and students’ use of sources for the last seven years, mostly among students in first-year writing courses…Read full article here.

By | 2018-04-16T21:25:42+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The High Cost of Cheating

By Derek Newton
04/16/2018 on EdTech Digest

According to a news-released survey by Turnitin, a company that empowers original thinking and can detect unoriginal and potentially plagiarized written academic content, nearly a third of all college teachers (32%) say they’ve suspected a student of passing off work that was actually done by someone else…Read full article here.

By | 2018-04-16T21:00:53+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction

By Tara Smith
04/04/2018 on Tech and Learning

…With Revision Assistant, students receive live, real-time feedback as they write—on everything from grammar and syntax to their analysis and arguments, which encourages them to think more deeply and critically…Read here.

By | 2018-04-05T22:21:52+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Former Obama Education Secretary Joins Turnitin Board of Directors

By: Alexa J. Henry
03/15/2018 on Edweek Market Brief

…“I look forward to the opportunity to work with Turnitin on scalable initiatives that support the core educational skills and promote student success in K-12, higher education, and beyond,” Duncan said in a statement…Read full article here.

 

By | 2018-03-15T22:29:05+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Arne Duncan Joins Turnitin Board

By Dian Schaffhauser
03/13/2018 on Campus Technology

…The former secretary for the U.S. Department of Education under President Obama recently joined the board of Turnitin, an education technology company that provides services for writing help, literacy skill development and plagiarism checking in K-12 and higher education…Read full article here.

By | 2018-03-15T20:11:55+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

“Authorship Investigation” Software to be Launched in UK

By Margherita Scalisi
02/26/2018 on Beaver

…The software, named “Authorship Investigation”, is developed by Turnitin, which is the most popular provider of plagiarism-detection software for British universities. Through machine-learning algorithms and forensic linguistic analysis, it will be able to monitor a student’s writing style, detecting major differences between the submitted papers…Read full article here.

By | 2018-02-27T21:35:05+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Smart Strategies for Campus IT Support

By Matthew Lynch
02/23/2018 on Edvocate

…For both institutions, this insight comes from TeamDynamix and its IT Service Management (ITSM) software, which helps streamline IT service and support processes within a single, cloud-based platform….Read full article here.

By | 2018-02-27T21:04:46+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

How to fight back against contract cheating

By Derek Newton
02/16/2018 on eCampus News

…A recent survey from Turnitin, the company that’s helped thousands of schools detect and deter plagiarism, underscores the points about the prevalence of ghost writing in academic communities, as well its difficulty to substantiate…Read full article here.

By | 2018-02-19T23:38:50+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Crackdown on ‘contract cheating’ launched by British universities

By Hannah Vallance
02/12/2018 on Mancunion

…Turnitin, the popular provider of plagiarism-detection software for British universities, will now also include a new program, coined Authorship Investigation, that will record and monitor the wording, phraseology and style of students’ writing…Read full article here.

By | 2018-02-19T23:31:38+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

New university plagiarism software to be launched in crackdown on ‘contract’ cheating

By Harry Yorke
02/01/2018 on The Telegraph

…Amid growing concern over “contract cheating”, Turnitin, the largest provider of monitoring software to British universities, will launch a new programme designed to catch out students who pay for professionally written essays….Read full article here.

By | 2018-02-02T21:36:31+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The Social Studies’ Dilemma: Integrating Writing Without Losing Focus

01/28/2018 on Getting Smart

…Birbeck, who has used Turnitin Revision Assistant, says the program’s immediacy “is much more in tune with video games,” so students respond well. “It gives them guidance and the help comes right back at them,” he says…Read full article here.

By | 2018-01-31T18:44:45+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

3 teacher-vetted edtech resources for cross-curricular lessons

By Audrey Nelson
01/18/2018 on eSchool News

…I now work at Turnitin with an incredible team–many of whom are former educator–on tools like “Revision Assistant (RA), an online writing tool for modern classrooms that can be used in a variety of subjects. RA uses a sophisticated algorithm to provide students instant, relevant feedback on their writing…Read full article here.

By | 2018-01-18T22:47:12+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|