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2014-09-03 08:39:51

Students May Now Request that a UK Native Write Their Essay or other School Paper CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Assignment Mountains writing service, a company that offers top quality academic papers on a variety of topics, has just launched their brand new updated website. For example, the new site now allows students who are looking for essay writing help to request a UK native writer. Since spellings and sayings are sometimes different in the UK than in the...

2014-07-22 04:22:28

Online originality checking and grading service helps CSU promote academic integrity across 22 campuses; anticipates triple digit growth OAKLAND, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced triple digit growth at California State University (CSU) campuses using the Turnitin service. Instructors at CSU campuses generated in excess of 1.4 million Originality Reports in 2013, a 142% growth rate since 2010. By the...

2014-06-24 23:03:41

Alan November, Jennie Magiera, and Schoology CEO, Jeremy Friedman, will give keynotes at Schoology NEXT 2014 user conference in Denver, June 24-25. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Over 350 educators, administrators and technologists from K-12 schools and universities around the world come to Denver this week for Schoology NEXT 2014 (schoologynext.com), a user conference bringing together Schoology users from 34 states and 12 countries with the mission of unlocking limitless student...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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