Resources in Category: "Turnitin Best Practices"

Creating Efficiencies in your Application Review Process

While yield season has (hopefully) just finished, travel season will be here before you know it. The admissions process can be high stakes for both the applicant as well as the counselor. Our goal is to help create efficiencies for your Counselors during this process by reducing the time spent evaluating applicant essays which include unoriginal or plagiarized content.

Teachers Talk Writing : Meet Your Revision Assistant

Teachers Talk Writing : Meet Your Revision Assistant

The average revision rate for students is only 29%. Revision and feedback are instrumental to student outcomes, but writing is a monstrous challenge to many students. How can teachers encourage students to write better and write more? Join this webcast to hear two teachers talk about writing challenges in the classroom, how technology is solving those problems, and walk through the steps that guide students to write better.

What Do Students Think of Turnitin?

Turnitin conducted a survey in early June, 2015, with the explicit goal to ask students the following:

What are their attitudes towards Turnitin?
How has it helped them learn more about the value of originality and proper citation practices?
How has Turnitin’s online grading features assisted them in their writing?

Download this free report to see the full survey results of students' attitudes toward Turnitin and whether it has played a role in both helping them to improve their writing and to learn how to avoid plagiarism.

What's Wrong with Wikipedia?

Turnitin has worked with academic experts to develop The Source Educational Evaluation Rubric (SEER). Instructors and students who use SEER can quickly evaluate a website and arrive at a single score based on five criteria scaled to credibility.