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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...

2013-10-22 12:32:03

Direct submission process leverages popular storage platforms used by educators OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the ability to accept student papers directly from Google Drive(TM) and Dropbox. The "cloud submit" feature leverages the platforms most favored by educators for creating, sharing and storing student assignments to more easily check writing assignments for originality and allow...

2013-10-15 12:38:17

Virtual conference to examine impact of feedback on student success with theme "Moving Feedback Forward" OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced Student Success Week, October 28 through November 1, with a series of free webcasts to explore the implications of feedback on student success. The series will kick off on Monday, October 28 with a keynote address by the President of Authentic Education,...

2013-09-25 08:35:41

Eight-year study of over 2800 U.S. schools reveals the impact of plagiarism prevention technology on student writing OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new eight-year study analyzing the levels of unoriginal content in student writing among U.S. high schools using Turnitin. The study, which groups schools by state, indicates that schools using Turnitin reduced unoriginal writing by 33 percent over...

2013-09-18 12:35:55

High Profile Academics to Speak at Global Gathering to Tackle Plagiarism OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin(®), the leader in originality checking and online grading, and PlagiarismAdvice.org, an international plagiarism advisory service, today announced that the 6th International Integrity and Plagiarism Conference (6IIPC) will take place next summer at the Sage Gateshead in the U.K. The biennial event, organized by PlagiarismAdvice.org, brings together...

2013-08-21 12:31:49

Popular series has sessions on Common Core rubrics for middle schools, identifying sophisticated plagiarists when evaluating student writing, and iPad® grading app OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced its new schedule of webcasts to help educators advance student writing skills. The weekly series is a continuation of the popular 30-Minute Webcast series, which started in Spring 2012 and has attracted...

2013-08-08 12:30:34

iPad app saves instructors time while providing richer feedback for evaluating student writing OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the availability of Turnitin for iPad in the App Store. Turnitin for iPad allows instructors to check student submissions for originality, add QuickMark(®) and general comments, leave a voice comment, and grade the paper with rubrics. All work done using Turnitin...

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,...

2013-04-23 04:20:57

OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey probing the concerns of editors and editorial staff at scholarly publications indicates that ethics issues top the list of their most pressing challenges. The survey results will be discussed at a live webcast this Thursday, April 25. Registration for the webcast is open. The study, conducted by iThenticate, the leading provider of professional plagiarism detection technology, queried 120 journal editors and staffers about what they...

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...