Planned maintenance, Turnitin, TurnitinUK, iThenticate, WriteCheck and Integrations -Saturday November 5

We have just received this announcement from TurnItIn As a reminder, next Saturday November 5, the following services will be unavailable from 1pm – 6pm GMTdue to necessary scheduled maintenance: Turnitin (including mobile) TurnitinUK iThenticate WriteCheck Integrations This maintenance will … Continue reading

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New TurnItIn URL

Turnitin now has a new URL turnitinuk.com. The old URL will no longer work; however, all existing assignments are available via the new URL. This change took place on 1st January 2016. WebLearn has been updated to use this new URL … Continue reading

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The Turnitin newly released teaching tools – share rubrics and lesson plans

Recently Turnitin released ‘Teaching Tools’ which allow you to view and adapt public rubrics (assessment criteria) in different subjects to suit the disciplines that you teach.  The teaching tools section also has a collection of lesson plans developed by instructors … Continue reading

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Turnitin new features released

In March 2014 Turnitin released a number of new features: Class Tagging : allows Turnitin to compile useful data about classes that will be used for Turnitin analytics in the future Import Rubrics from Excel into GradeMark View Roadmap and Release … Continue reading

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The impact of plagiarism prevention and online grading in Higher Education

Note: the information is provided by Turnitin: http://pages.turnitin.com/academy_0214.html Turnitin released a report that examines Turnitin’s efficacy in higher education institutions in helping to reduce plagiarism in student writing, facilitate paperless submission of documents and allow instructors to provide feedback to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia in the classroom

Note: this blog post is adapted from Turnitin First Draft – February edition: http://pages.turnitin.com/firstdraft_0214.html. Two recent webcasts discussed the role that Wikipedia can play in education from two different perspectives. “The Future of Wikipedia in Education,” Jake Orlowitz asked this … Continue reading

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The 6th International Integrity & Plagiarism Conference 2014

Note: the information is provided by Turnitin: http://pages.turnitin.com/firstdraft_0114.html The conference takes place 16-18th June 2014 at the Sage Gateshead UK. It will build on the conference’s reputation as a forum for best practice, bringing together global expertise and experience. Conference … Continue reading

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