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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|

What Is The Relationship Between Reading And Writing? It’s Linear

Contributed by Dennis Pierce
12/2017 on Teach Thought

…Recently, Graham was a guest on a podcast series produced by Turnitin, called The Written Word. During the 40-minute podcast, he talked about the relationship between reading and writing, specifically how students become better writers the more they practice reading—and how the opposite holds true as well: As students write more frequently, their reading skills improve….Read full article here.

By | 2018-01-15T20:09:21+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Help teachers want to use tech

By Sarah Cruz and Dennis Pierce
10/12/2017 on Smart Brief

…As we rolled out Revision Assistant, our teachers immediately saw new ways it could be helpful in meeting our district’s benchmark writing assessments which are tied to the state’s assessments…Read full article here.

By | 2017-10-13T19:32:56+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Trailblazers in Edtech: Elijah Mayfield

By Matthew Lynch
08/27/2017 on The Tech Edvocate

How He’s Transforming the EdTech Space: Turnitin is making it possible for every student to feel self-assured in their ability to write. To get there, teachers need help, and with Turnitin products they can assign writing more often, with more student-driven opportunities for practice and revision…Read full article here.

By | 2017-09-14T23:08:32+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Feedback Studio integrated into Kannu LMS

09/26/2017 on University Business

Students and faculty in colleges using the Kannu learning management system from Kadenze, Inc. now have a seamless integration with Turnitin Feedback Studio…Read full article here.

By | 2017-09-26T20:45:17+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Revision Assistant

By Joan Gal Peck
08/31/2017 on Tech & Learning

…Creative Use of Technology: Revision Assistant uses technology to support the writing progress by helping students work through the revision process…Read full article here.

 

By | 2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Back To School: Uncovering Tech-Savvy Classroom Cheating

08/17/2017 on Forbes

… Turnitin has been around since 2000 and parses submitted papers against a database of 500 million submissions looking for similarities. As computers get smarter and artificial intelligence starts to work into academic dishonesty, Turnitin and its competitors will only get better at spotting plagiarism…Read full article here.

By | 2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

How I Use Automation And Personal Feedback To Differentiate Writing Instruction

08/2017 on Teach Thought
…Natashia Hill, an English teacher and Gifted & Talented Coordinator at Clint Early College Academy in Texas, relies on two digital writing tools to help her meet this challenge. Using Turnitin’s Revision Assistant and Feedback Studio has made it much easier for her to differentiate writing instruction for her students, she says—empowering her to be more effective in her teaching…Read full article here.

 

By | 2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Why Formative Feedback is Part of an Equity Agenda

By Guest Writer Patti West Smith
08/09/2017 on Tech & Learning

…Tools like Turnitin’s Revision Assistant leverage this technology and have the power to provide ongoing, timely, relevant, actionable feedback to every single student, no matter what…Read full article here.

By | 2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Texas Students Learn About Groundwater Through NGWA Collaboration

By Matthew Lynch
08/01/2017 on The Edvocate
…In an effort to encourage students from kindergarten to 12th grade to consider future careers in groundwater science, NGWA is partnering with Nepris.  Nepris virtually connects teachers and students with industry experts for education outreach to bring relevance and application to what students are learning…Read full article here.

By | 2017-08-17T23:50:43+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Public Schools Actually Embrace Innovation – Five Examples of States, Districts Making Tech Work

By Derek Newton
07/27/17 on Huff Post


…Here are five education innovations being used in classrooms right now in Illinois, Washington, Texas, Louisiana and Alabama – ideas and teaching technologies that are worthy of spreading…Read full article here.

By | 2017-07-31T18:49:07+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12, Nepris, Turnitin|

8 Tips for Teaching Writing in the Digital Age

By Lisa Wathen
07/23/2017 on GettingSmart

…Require students to write reflections in which they must explain what they revised and how they made their papers better. Some good tech tools include: Turnitin.com’s Revision Assistant Feedback Studio

By | 2017-07-25T19:29:59+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|