Changes to turnitinuk.com

Keen-eyed readers may note that www.turnitinuk.com now requires a login. Fear not as public content is still available via the follow two public URLs https://guides.turnitin.com/ – help and guides https://www.turnitin.com/regions/uk – all about Turnitin [Added by Jill, 05/11/2018: In other words, one … Continue reading

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Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance – 28 October 9am – 9.30am

We have just received this from Turnitin. WebLearn will queue all essay submissions and process them once the maintenance is complete. No new assignments should be created whilst Turnitin is unavailable. We’re just dropping you a note to let you … Continue reading

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Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance: Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)

A message from Turnitin. To clarify, during the maintenance period (Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)) it will not be possible to create or submit assignments via the Turnitin website it will not be possible to create a new … Continue reading

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New Turnitin Status Page

Turnitin have introduced a new “dynamic” status page which gives real-time information on the health of their systems. It also outlines any planned downtime. Be sure to check the Turnitin UK section (and not the general Turnitin area). It maybe … Continue reading

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Turnitin will be unavailable on July 10, 2018

Warning: Be careful not to set any WebLearn assignment ‘Due date’ and time (or ‘Accept Until’ date and time) during the following Turnitin downtime (if an assignment does close when Turnitin is unavailable, the Originality Report will fail to be generated…) … Continue reading

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Recent Improvements to Feedback Studio

A message from Turnitin about Feedback Studio improvements designed to help instructors help students learn with integrity. Feedback Studio now offers: Faster formative Similarity Reports – Give students more support to master paraphrasing and citation conventions. For instructors who allow resubmissions … Continue reading

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Turnitin (& iThenticate) direct will be unavailable on March 17, 2018

A note from Turnitin UK. Please be aware that students will still be able to submit essays within WebLearn; the submission of work and the generation of reports will be queued by WebLearn and will be processed as soon as … Continue reading

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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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