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15% of students admit to buying essays. What can universities do about it?

By Jedidiah Evans
10/2018 on The Conversation

…In February this year, Turnitin announced plans to crack down on contract cheating. Its proposed solution, authorship investigation, hopes to automate a process familiar to any human marker: detecting major shifts in individual students’ writing style that may point to help from a third party…Read full article here.

By | 2018-10-18T21:57:33+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Acquires AI-Assisted Grading Startup, Gradescope

10/03/2018 on EdSurge

Turnitin, the company best known for its plagiarism-detection tools, has acquired Berkeley, Calif.-based Gradescope, a developer of AI-assisted grading technology…Read full article here.

By | 2018-10-04T22:05:50+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Acquires Gradescope, Expands Grading and Assessment Solutions for Higher Education

10/03/2018 on Global and Banking Finance Review

… Under the Turnitin umbrella, Gradescopes tools combine this commitment to authenticity with efficient, unbiased, and consistent evaluations for any assignment type, including paper-based problem sets, computer code, and engineering diagrams…Read full article here.

By | 2018-10-04T21:27:12+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Take the Zero… Helping College Students Have a Healthier Way of Thinking About Grades

By Jennifer Wright
08/07/2018 on Teaching Professor

…Every student at my university who is found in violation of academic misconduct is automatically sanctioned to the office of Integrity and Ethical Development, where we attempt to move students forward from this experience in a dignified, gracious, and positive manner….Must register to read full article here.

By | 2018-08-10T19:39:54+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Teachers, We Don’t Have to Be Martyrs

By Natashia Hill
07/25/2018 on Education Week Teacher

…But teachers need not be martyrs to transform the lives of their students. Valuing ourselves doesn’t mean we love kids any less. As professionals, it’s time for us to shift unrealistic perceptions and demand more respect and compensation for the life-changing work that we do…Read full article here.

By | 2018-08-01T19:43:36+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Cheating 2.0: How to Fight Back Against ‘Contract Cheating’

By Dennis Pierce
07/21/2018 on Getting Smart

….Plagiarism detection services such as Turnitin, which allows educators to compare students’ written work with a massive database of content published online, proved to be an effective deterrent—and this has forced a change of business model…Read full article here.

By | 2018-08-01T19:37:15+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Unizin Adds Student Writing Data to its Data Platform for a Clearer Portrait of Learner Success

07/19/2018 on Campus Technology

…By mining data from Turnitin Originality Check, the Unizin Data Platform will be able to generate insights into how student writing progress and performance are linked to graduation rates….Read full article here.

By | 2018-07-20T21:11:43+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

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|

The Expensive, High-Tech College Cheating Arms Race

By Derek Newton
04/09/18 on Forbes

…To block that, Turnitin initially developed plagiarism software that scans and keeps a record of previously submitted work across hundreds of institutions and thousands of courses and millions of submissions…Read full article here.

By | 2018-10-23T22:34:01+00:00 April 9th, 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|