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2013-04-09 12:34:02

ICAI, SEE and Plagiarism Today sponsor event with theme "Originality Matters" OAKLAND, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced Plagiarism Education Week April 22-26, an initiative to call attention to plagiarism in the classroom from the perspective of educators and students. Turnitin has partnered with prestigious organizations dedicated to addressing plagiarism as sponsors for the event, including the...

2013-04-02 12:36:46

Prestigious Award from SIIA Recognizes Solution that Improves Student Writing OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Cross-Curricular Solution in the education category. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. "It's an honor to be among the...

2013-02-14 12:27:19

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, has made the interactive rubric designed to analyze and grade the academic quality of Internet sources used by students available free to educators through an open access license with Creative Commons. The license allows the standalone SEER (Source Educational Evaluation Rubric) to be shared and edited for non-commercial purposes. Instructors can register for the interactive SEER...

2013-01-29 08:34:08

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iThenticate, the leading plagiarism detection and prevention technology for scholarly publishing, today announced the launch of a new report view for screening written work for plagiarism and duplication. The report view, called Document Viewer, enables users to view an uploaded submission in its original format, including images, tables and graphs. The Document Viewer framework streamlines and speeds up the plagiarism checking process,...

2013-01-24 12:29:52

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a website evaluation rubric to teach students how to analyze and grade the academic quality of the Internet sources used in their writing. The development of The Source Educational Evaluation Rubric (SEER) is in response to recent studies finding that students over-rely on Internet-based sources with questionable academic value. Turnitin worked closely with...

2013-01-10 12:26:02

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced the results of its annual plagiarism study which indicates that secondary school students in the United States lean more heavily on social networking and content sharing sites for their research while college students depend more on encyclopedia and news sites. Reliance on cheat sites and paper mills remains stubbornly high for both categories,...

2013-01-03 12:26:07

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced its Spring 2013 schedule of free 30-minute webcasts to help educators improve student writing skills. Several of the initial webcasts will focus on Internet sources students utilize in their writing and best practices in combating plagiarism. Nearly 8,000 educators have registered for the webcasts since they began in January 2012. To register for a...

2012-12-05 12:22:42

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of more than 400 researchers, authors, and editors at scholarly publications reveals that while most agree that plagiarism is a serious problem on the rise, tactics to prevent or detect plagiarism are often inconsistent or absent. The survey, which was conducted by iThenticate, captured respondents' attitudes about and direct experience with plagiarism. Nearly one in three editors encounters plagiarism "regularly." Overall, 95 percent...

2012-10-18 11:24:03

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, has made the writing rubrics developed to align with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) available free to educators world-wide through an open access license with Creative Commons. The license stipulates the rubrics may be shared and edited for non-commercial purposes. Previously, educators needed to be Turnitin customers using GradeMark to gain access to the rubrics. There are...

2012-10-11 11:28:08

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that it reached a milestone of 20 million graded papers in its award-winning GradeMark tool on Oct. 4, 2012. To celebrate the milestone, Turnitin has awarded a prize to professor Tania Lopez and made a donation to the Florida International University Foundation. "I was grading literacy narratives written by the students in my fully-online Writing & Rhetoric...