Turnitin’s summary of UK User Summit (19 Oct 2017)

This blog already contains an entry on the national UK User Summit that was held in Newcastle on 19 October 2017. Here is a summary (with links to further information) provided by Turnitin after the event: More education is needed … Continue reading

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Turnitin and iThenticate review project – Update

The Turnitin and iThenticate Review project aimed to find out if Oxford’s plagiarism screening and awareness tools (including Turnitin and iThenticate) continue to meet the needs of staff and students. A staff survey was conducted during September 2017. Details about the … Continue reading

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Turnitin and iThenticate review project

IT Services recently ran a project to review the use of the University’s licences for Turnitin (to screen the coursework of registered Oxford students) and the sister product iThenticate (to screen personal statements and other materials submitted by prospective students). The … Continue reading

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Turnitin User Summit 2017

The annual Turnitin User Summit was held in Newcastle on 19 October 2017. As a result of recent corporate changes in the Turnitin organisation, there is a new USA executive management team: Marc Daubach (Chief Executive Officer), Ron Park (Chief … Continue reading

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Reviewing Oxford’s plagiarism awareness tools

Complete the staff survey and have a chance to win an Amazon voucher! All staff are invited to complete a survey on the plagiarism screening and awareness tools Turnitin and iThenticate, whether or not you have a teaching role or … Continue reading

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Tunitin Usage Growth Over the Last five years

Our account manager at Turnitin has just sent an interesting graph which show the growth in use of Turnitin at Oxford over the last five years. Another interesting chart shows the growth in active students over the last 5 academic years. … Continue reading

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Turnitin Feedback Studio – formative feedback

In WebLearn In your WebLearn site, create an assignment using the Assignments tool, and select the Turnitin integration (See our step-by-step guide). When students submit their assignment in WebLearn, Turnitin will generate an Originality Report which is returned into the WebLearn tool, for … Continue reading

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Turnitin User Group meeting: 23 March 2017

Date: Thursday 23 March Time: 14:00 to 16:00 including refreshments Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road OX2 6NN Booking is required We are delighted that our account manager at TurnitinUK (Jamie Whitehead) will join us at next week’s meeting of … Continue reading

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The government plan to crack down on essay writing services

There’s an interesting article in the Guardian about the government’s response to a QAA-authored report about plagiarism. See: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/feb/21/plan-to-crack-down-on-websites-selling-essays-to-students-announced

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Turnitin upgrades: clarification

This post provides additional information to our previous post: New version of Turnitin: Feedback Studio New version of Turnitin called Feedback Studio What? The new version of Turnitin (called Feedback Studio) is simply a new ‘look’ that has been released … Continue reading

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