NewsGuard: check the veracity of online news services

Turnitin now has a partnership with the NewsGuard web plugin service (the work of a Wadham College alumnus) that appraises the veracity of online news services, making it a much-needed and highly valuable service in our current times. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Resources to assist Turnitin instructors

This information about support resources was provided by the Turnitin suppliers to the Heads of e-Learning Forum on 14 July 2020. Support centre (including knowledge articles and user guides) Instructor quick start guide Instructor hub Turnitin Feedback Studio video guides … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Turnitin free webinars

Turnitin is offering a series of webinars, focusing on strategies that aim to overcome the challenges posed by remote teaching and learning. Dates: 14 and 19 May 2020 Time: 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST Find out more (including ‘tips for remote teaching’) and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Take a look at the Oxford Turnitin FAQs

[Update 8 February 2021: The Turnitin staff support site has been moved from WebLearn to Canvas: Plagiarism awareness for staff. The same information may be found in the new site.] The Turnitin staff support site (in WebLearn) includes a set … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How can Turnitin be used to investigate the academic integrity of a piece of student writing?

With the need for remote teaching (and particularly open-book exams), we foresee a need for more staff members around the University to make use of Turnitin to screen student work to check for possible text matches to other sources. To … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2019 Turnitin User Summit

Fawei and I recently had a trip up to Newcastle to attend the 2019 Turnitin Summit at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. I thought it would be good to give a summary. Quite a lot has happened with Turnitin … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance 13 July 16:00-00:00

The following Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 13 2019 from 16:00 – 00:00: Turnitin and TurnitinUK, Feedback Studio for iOS iThenticate WriteCheck Here is the explanation from Turnitin: To ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Turnitin user guides have moved again

The Turnitin user guides are on the move again! They can now be found at https://help.turnitin.com. Information about Turnitin UK service is still to be found at https://www.turnitin.com/regions/uk

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment