Client Articles

How to Turn a Check for Plagiarism Into a Teachable Moment

By: Amel Ben Abdesslem, PhD
08/14/2019 on Faculty Focus

…. I’ve found that Turnitin Feedback Studio for online submissions is a tremendous help. Rather than rely on my own instincts, I check the similarity score of submitted papers and investigate in more detail if the score is too high…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-14T22:25:54+00:00August 14th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Schools Fight Websites That Sell Homework Help

By Tawnell D. Hobbs
08/12/2019 on Wall Street Journal

As the school year starts off, colleges and high schools are increasing steps to spot and fight a persistent form of cheating in which students find someone online to do their homework…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-14T22:23:12+00:00August 14th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The high cost of project management immaturity

By Marilyn de Villiers
07/25/2019 on itWeb

….Those were some of the findings to emerge from a study of US-based , government and healthcare organisations that was undertaken this year by project management company TeamDynamix on behalf of ProjectManagment.com. The research and publication of the White Paper based on its findings was endorsed by the international Project Management Institute (PMI)….Read full article here.

By |2019-08-12T05:04:16+00:00August 12th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Award-winning EdTech Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 Million for Global Expansion in Education

By: Stephen Soulunii
07/16/2019 on EdTech Review

SAM Labs offers innovative courses to teach STEAM and coding with confidence. Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T21:26:22+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

The Power Of Making EdTech Products Work Together

By: Derek Newton
07/18/2019 on eLearningIndustry

…Then along comes SAM Labs. The company already makes successful coding and STEM education products for early grades, but was preparing a new product, one for grades four through eight— precisely the micro:bit audience [1]. Their goal is to help teachers deliver STEM-related lessons with confidence so, rather than wall off their new product, SAM Labs designed it specifically to work with products such as micro:bit, which teachers may already know…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T20:58:12+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

Edtech: SAM Labs raises $8.9m for int’l expansion

By Kerrie Kennedy
07/22/2019 on The Pie News

“This latest investment will allow us to bring our STEAM and coding experiences to even more schools and teachers and students in the US, which is our largest market, as well as across the globe,” said SAM Labs CEO and founder Joachim Horn…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T20:37:45+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

SAM Labs Raises $8.9M Series A2 Round to Introduce Coding Kits to More Schools

By Wade Tyler Millward
07/15/2019 on EdSurge

…He wants to use the new funding to provide more training and resources to help teachers explore the full use of his kits, which allow students to design, write, build and debug programs wirelessly. Students and teachers have built kaleidoscopes, xylophones and motorized bridges…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:42:06+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

K-12 Dealmaking: STEM Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 million

By Michelle R. Davis
07/15/2019 on EdWeek Market Brief

“This latest investment will allow us to bring our STEAM and coding experiences to even more schools and teachers and students in the U.S., which is our largest market, as well as across the globe,” said Joachim Horn, CEO and co-founder of SAM Labs..Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:34:13+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

SAM Labs Secures $8.9 Million in Series A2 Equity Round to Expand Reach and Develop New Products

By Henry Kronk
07/15/2019 on eLearning Inside

On Monday, the London-based company SAM Labs announced it had raised $8.9 million from a group of investors in a Series A2 round. The equity round comprises funding from Hans Wackwitz of Partners in Equity and Inventures Investment Partners’ Olivier de Duve. The round brings SAM Labs’ total VC funding to $19.8 million…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:33:39+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

AI In Education Use Case #7: Gradescope

By Sam Mire
07/10/2019 on Disruptor Daily

…In this interview, we speak with Arjun Singh, who served as CEO and co-founder of Gradescope prior to its acquisition by Turnitin. He now serves as the Vice President of STEM products and technologies at Turnitin.  He helps us to understand how his company is using AI to transform education, and what the future of the education industry holds…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-15T03:36:03+00:00July 15th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Partnership Adds Plagiarism Checking to College Admissions

By Rhea Kelly
06/26/2019 on Campus Technology

Academic integrity solution provider Turnitin has partnered with admissions platform Kira Talent to offer a plagiarism checking solution for admissions applications…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-29T21:13:22+00:00June 29th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Learn to Code STEAM Lesson Plans for Every Teacher

June 19, 2019 on Class Tech Tips

Learn to Code from SAM Labs provides teachers with 50 comprehensive STEAM lesson plans that can help you jump in right away. Using a combination of physical blocks and a Learn-Do-Reflect sequence, students will have a hands-on opportunity to learn the essentials of coding…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-19T21:33:12+00:00June 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

Turnitin Adds Open Access Research to Text Misuse Checking

By Dian Schaffhauser
06/10/2019 on Campus Technology

…In a partnership with CORE, which aggregates and layers access tools on top of its growing collection of research papers, Turnitin’s proprietary web crawler will search through CORE’s database — some 135 million metadata records from more than 3,700 data providers — to check for text similarity…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-17T21:49:09+00:00June 17th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Report: Education Leads Way in IT Service Management Maturity Steps

By Matthew Lynch
05/20/2019 on Edvocate

The research from HDI, commissioned by TeamDynamix, found that despite resource constraints, education IT staff, along with information technology staffers in government and healthcare continue to lead the way in knowledge management, process controls, and other steps towards what is called “maturity” with respect to IT service management…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-31T21:20:46+00:00May 31st, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Today’s Tests Are Failing Students

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…But perhaps most importantly, adaptive testing can begin to crack psychometrics – the practice of measuring the way people think. With the right assessment construction, adaptive techniques can measure mindsets and skills as well as acquired knowledge…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-22T21:34:36+00:00May 22nd, 2019|AssessSystems, Client Articles|