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2014-06-04 08:37:51

Virtual conference "Common Standards, Uncommon Feedback," to examine impact of feedback, technology on student learning OAKLAND, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, issued an open call for presentation proposals from members of the educational community for the second annual Student Success Week, which will be held October 6-10, 2014. Student Success Week is a free virtual conference featuring a series of webcasts...

2014-06-02 16:29:56

Acquisition will accelerate product expansion and international growth for leader in student evaluation and feedback OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iParadigms, creators of Turnitin, today announced the company has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired for $752 million by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in the technology sector, and GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund. iParadigms is a...

2014-05-15 08:38:32

Access to Plagiarism Detection Software Is Central to Efforts to Prevent Duplication, Ensure Originality and Integrity OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most academic institutions, the University of Manitoba is deeply concerned about misconduct and committed to maintaining the highest integrity standards for students and faculty. To ensure academic integrity and avoid plagiarism, the University of Manitoba has integrated leading plagiarism detection technology...

2014-04-08 04:23:12

NITLE, SEE, ICAI and Plagiarism Today sponsor event with theme "From Copying to Critical Thinking" OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced it will host the second annual Plagiarism Education Week from April 21-25, a virtual conference that explores the issue of plagiarism in the classroom from the perspective of educators and students. With a theme of "From Copying to Critical Thinking," the...

2014-03-12 04:22:46

Educators share rubrics and lesson plans designed to help improve classroom instruction and evaluate student assignments OAKLAND, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced Teaching Tools, an online resource for instructors at all levels to share rubrics and lesson plans with their colleagues. Teaching Tools already has more than 40 items, including rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards, and...

2014-03-05 12:31:11

New functionality allows educators to provide feedback on presentations, performances, mathematical formulas and more OAKLAND, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced new functionality that allows instructors across the curriculum to check student submissions for originality and provide rich, meaningful feedback on virtually any type of assignment. Students and instructors using Turnitin can now submit any...

2014-03-03 16:31:50

Virtual Conference Features "From Copying to Critical Thinking" Themed Webcasts OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, invites members of the educational community to submit presentation proposals for the 2014 Plagiarism Education Week, which will be held April 21-25. The second annual virtual conference will feature webcasts and activities that reflect the theme, "From Copying to Critical Thinking." Plagiarism...

2014-02-26 12:23:39

36 Schools and Educators Recognized for Effective Grading and Addressing Plagiarism OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced 36 finalists for the Turnitin All-Stars award program comprised of educators and institutions that have demonstrated excellence and success in effectively using Turnitin to support student learning. "After reviewing over 250 nominations, we conducted in-depth interviews with...

2014-02-20 12:31:31

District-wide license supported by custom training program helps instructors improve student evaluation across diverse population OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Phoenix Union High School District has licensed Turnitin for its sixteen high schools, allowing teachers in every discipline to check the work of more than 27,000 students for originality, as well as grade assignments and...

2014-02-05 08:35:02

Findings from over 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities over five-year period reveal significant reduction of unoriginal writing and rapid adoption of online grading. OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new study analyzing the impact of plagiarism prevention and online grading technology at U.S. institutions of higher education. The study shows that schools using Turnitin reduced unoriginal writing by...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.