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2013-05-13 12:33:36

Education leader invited to showcase technology in developer sandbox OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced participation in the Google I/O developer conference, an annual event attended by a wide range of developers who have built applications based on technologies and products that are featured at I/O. Google I/O allows attendees to exchange ideas and answer questions in highly technical,...

2013-04-22 12:35:11

Educators use Turnitin's SEER rubric to grade most popular website sources in students' written work OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin , the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new interactive website, "Ratings for Top Student Sources" that ranks the most popular online sources found in student papers using the Source Evaluation Education Rubric (SEER) developed by Turnitin. Turnitin partnered with a team of educators who...

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...

2013-02-14 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...

2013-01-03 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...

2012-10-18 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...

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,...