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2012-10-10 11:29:13

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the results of a new study analyzing instructor feedback on 2,093,396 student papers submitted through GradeMark, the Turnitin online grading tool. The study found that while instructors have accepted online grading as mainstream, they are finding the same types of grammatical and compositional errors across secondary and post-secondary grade levels. A webcast,...

2012-09-19 06:24:19

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rise in scholarly misconduct, publishers are increasingly adopting new processes to protect themselves against plagiarism. The American Society for Nutrition (ASN), a non-profit organization of nutrition researchers and publisher of three academic journals on nutrition and dietetics--The Journal of Nutrition, Advances in Nutrition and The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition--has joined those taking an additional step to prevent...

2012-09-05 06:31:29

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the Turnitin Teachers Tour--a series of regional user events across North America. This seven-city tour will feature presentations from Turnitin experts and power users that highlight best practices for using Turnitin to foster original writing and provide more substantive feedback on assignments. Attendees will also learn practical ways to use Turnitin to streamline...

2012-08-30 06:29:18

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Silicon Valley entrepreneur and high-tech executive Christopher Minson has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Minson will lead Turnitin's research and development organization responsible for sustaining and advancing Turnitin's cloud-based services, some of the most widely used applications in education. Minson brings over 20 years of...

2012-08-29 06:26:52

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the addition of writing rubrics aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to its award-winning cloud-based grading service, GradeMark. The six rubrics are available today within Turnitin for secondary and two-year instructors in the United States. View this video for more information on the Common Core rubrics. Turnitin will host a free webcast on Thursday, Sept....

2012-08-21 06:25:08

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced its new schedule of 30-minute webcasts to help secondary and higher education institutions advance student writing skills. The new weekly series is a continuation of the popular spring webcast series, which attracted more than 3,000 attendees. To register for the webcasts, please visit: http://pages.turnitin.com/WebcastSchedule.html. "This webcast series is a fast,...

2012-08-14 06:29:48

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that it has opened registration for its free online course, "Turnitin Academy Live." This 10-session course will lead instructors through a powerful pedagogy for "writing to learn," exploring practical methods for incorporating the use of Turnitin to encourage original writing and deliver more meaningful feedback, while engaging students in the writing process and...

2012-07-17 06:29:12

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, and Desire2Learn, a leader in providing innovative learning solutions, today announced at FUSION 2012, significant usability and functionality enhancements to the integration of GradeMark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10. This enhanced integration of Turnitin's award-winning online grading tool provides Desire2Learn users with richer grade collection capabilities in GradeMark and the...

2012-05-15 06:30:48

Educators grade even faster and give more personalized audio feedback using leading online grading tool OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the release of Voice Comments, a simple and efficient way for instructors to offer feedback on student writing. The new Voice Comments feature better engages students in the writing process by providing them with clear,...

2012-05-09 06:29:44

Blatant plagiarism still frequently encountered and among most problematic for instructors OAKLAND, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced the results of a new survey of nearly 900 instructors that classifies the most frequent and troubling forms of plagiarism. According to instructors, blatant plagiarism--submitting another's writing word-for-word as one's own--is the most prevalent...