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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,...

2012-03-07 08:28:00

Leader in plagiarism checking to include dissertations from 2008 to the present OAKLAND, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced a partnership with ProQuest, an information company serving the global research community, to include more than 300,000 dissertations and theses from 2008 to the present in the Turnitin comparison database. The agreement enhances Turnitin's repository of...

2012-02-29 11:00:00

Webinars focus on how to prepare students for a knowledge-based economy by improving writing skills in secondary and higher education OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, has launched a free webcast series to help educators teach students the importance of authentic writing and advance their writing skills. Each 30-minute webcast features prominent educators discussing topics related to...

2012-01-19 09:06:00

eSchool Media Readers' Choice Awards and EdTech Digest Awards acknowledge Turnitin's leadership in educational technology OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and online grading, has been named the winner of the eSchool Media 2012 Readers' Choice Award and the 2011 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award. Turnitin's award-winning online program engages students in the writing process and...

2012-01-11 08:34:00

Innovative technology identifies translated reuse of English source materials OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the release of automated translation technology that enables Turnitin to identify potentially plagiarized content that has been translated. The new technology secures Turnitin as the forerunner in the growing international education market where...