Client Articles

4 Ways to Boost Service Learning in Schools

By: Wayne D’Orio
12/08/2018 on Getting Smart

…Howlett remembers how students would dispute hours and her secretary would constantly be chasing down slips of paper from forgetful teenagers. Now, she and Loew both use x2VOL, an online platform to not only mark service hours but also collect reflections. Students can pull their service transcripts and records from the site and submit the information for college applications, Howlett says…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-13T19:58:07+00:00December 9th, 2018|Client Articles, intellivol, x2vol|

Screen time isn’t all bad: Technology can make invaluable connections for students

By: Julia Freeland Fisher
11/28/2018 on USA TODAY

…Some connect students to peers around the world while others match teachers with local guest speakers. For example, one tool called Nepris allows classrooms to engage in video chats with professionals ranging from geological engineers to screenwriters…Read full article here.

By |2018-11-29T21:20:18+00:00November 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

How College Faculty Can Beat the Cheat

By Tina Nazerian
11/20/2018 on EdSurge

…There are tools and services that can help instructors catch cheating on assignments, such as Turnitin for writing. For exams, faculty can use testing centers or remote proctoring…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:38:59+00:00November 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The Edtech Edge

By Steven Yoder
11/26/2018 on Comstock

….So in 2016, CRANE seized the chance to sign on with a Texas-based tech company called Nepris that sets up these virtual classroom conversations. Since then, through CRANE’s Nepris subscription, about 100 local teachers have connected their classes with about 40 area industries, Stymeist estimates….Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:39:34+00:00November 28th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

Fixing the Integration Gap Between LMS and Video Conferencing Improves the Online Instruction Experience

11/01/2018
Dennis Pierce on The Tech Edvocate

…California’s community college system has found a solution to this problem. The state, via CCC TechConnect, has partnered with a technology provider called CirQlive to make audio and video conferences through its conferencing platform fully integrated into the LMS the college is using…Read full article here.

By |2018-11-01T22:31:52+00:00November 1st, 2018|CirQLive, Client Articles|

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+00:00October 18th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The World Of Work — In Elementary School

By
10/18/2018 on Forbes

….Many of the “meet a pro” activities happen virtually through Nepris, a platform that connects industry professionals with classrooms….Read full article here.

By |2018-10-18T21:38:48+00:00October 18th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

Data is the lifeblood of Michigan State University’s ‘digital nervous system’

By Michael Dawisha
10/11/2018 on EdScoop

…We also use a service management platform from TeamDynamix (TDX) that makes it easier for people from multiple campus departments to communicate with each other and track the status of projects, so that everyone is on the same page…Read full article here.

By |2018-10-14T03:38:47+00:00October 14th, 2018|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

OPINION: When it comes to school, more choice doesn’t always equal more opportunity

By Jinal Jhaveri
10/04/2018 on Hechinger Report

…These three issues — application, language and transparency — are keys to moving the growing marketplace of school choice into one of genuine school opportunity. But opportunity and choice remain separate ideas and accomplishments, and about that we must remain clear….Read full article here.

 

By |2018-10-14T02:57:23+00:00October 14th, 2018|Client Articles, Hero K12|

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+00:00October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Four Keys to a Modern IT Approach in K-12 Schools

By Andrew Graf
10/02/2018 on Education Week

…Here are four ways that school district IT departments can adopt a more mature and modern approach that will allow them to be more successful, despite having limited resources….Read full article here.

By |2018-10-04T21:21:44+00:00October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

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+00:00October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Why a Web of Connections—Not a Single Relationship—Should Surround Students

By Julia Freeland Fisher
09/28/2018 on Edsurge

….For example, Cajon Valley’s World of Work model connects young students—starting in elementary school—to local employers and online industry experts through an online tool called Nepris….Read full article here.

By |2018-10-04T22:07:36+00:00September 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Nepris|

Early-Alert Systems Seen as Mixed Bag

By Lindsay McKenzie
09/11/2018 on Inside Higher Ed

“…The Florida college modified its IT help desk system last year to keep track of alerts. The platform, called TeamDynamix, allows faculty members to create a work order that tells staff in advising or the financial aid office that a student needs help….” Read full article here.

By |2018-09-13T19:45:36+00:00September 13th, 2018|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Integrating IT Support and Project Management

By Mehran Basiratmand
08/29/2018 on Edvocate

…But TDX is designed to handle IT support and project management, so we can use the same platform to deliver both types of services…Read full article here.

By |2018-09-04T19:56:52+00:00September 4th, 2018|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|