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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...

2014-02-26 12:23:39

36 Schools and Educators Recognized for Effective Grading and Addressing Plagiarism OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced 36 finalists for the Turnitin All-Stars award program comprised of educators and institutions that have demonstrated excellence and success in effectively using Turnitin to support student learning. "After reviewing over 250 nominations, we conducted in-depth interviews with...

2014-02-20 12:31:31

District-wide license supported by custom training program helps instructors improve student evaluation across diverse population OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Phoenix Union High School District has licensed Turnitin for its sixteen high schools, allowing teachers in every discipline to check the work of more than 27,000 students for originality, as well as grade assignments and...

2014-02-05 08:35:02

Findings from over 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities over five-year period reveal significant reduction of unoriginal writing and rapid adoption of online grading. OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new study analyzing the impact of plagiarism prevention and online grading technology at U.S. institutions of higher education. The study shows that schools using Turnitin reduced unoriginal writing by...

2014-01-23 12:32:08

Turnitin All-Stars Recognizes Schools and Instructors for Effective Grading and Addressing Plagiarism OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new recognition program called Turnitin All-Stars. The Turnitin All-Stars Award Program was established to recognize Turnitin educators and institutions that have demonstrated excellence and success in effectively using Turnitin to support student...

2014-01-14 12:29:34

Grading app earns high marks from educators on ease of use and timeliness of feedback to students OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Turnitin for iPad(®) has surpassed 100,000 downloads since its August 2013 launch. Instructors using Turnitin for iPad can check student submissions for originality and provide rich, meaningful feedback using QuickMark(®) and general comments, voice...

2014-01-07 12:31:49

Free winter series focuses on how educators can provide impactful feedback OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced its Winter 2014 schedule of free 30-minute webcasts with a focus on using technology to provide impactful feedback to students and reduce incidents of plagiarism. The popular weekly series had nearly 25,000 registrants for the live 30-minute sessions in 2013. Another 18,000 educators...

2013-12-03 23:32:19

The service ensures no project has copied content from another body of academic work (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The academic services company Plagiarism Removal has come up with a comprehensive plagiarism checking package. The company is staffed with several experienced proofreaders and editors. The team uses the latest anti-plagiarism tools for checking whether a body of work has copied content or not. A spokesman told about how students often end up copying material unintentionally...


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