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Turnitin Originality gives instructors and administrators a comprehensive way to uphold academic integrity

(4 Aug 2020)  Turnitin today announced a comprehensive academic integrity solution called Turnitin Originality. Turnitin Originality combines the text similarity checking functionality that Turnitin is known for with new features that help instructors address trends such as contract cheating and teach students the value of original thinking skills.  Turnitin Originality uses comprehensive technology to help […]


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Moodle partners with Turnitin to integrate SimCheck into the World’s most popular learning platform

(16 Sep 2019) Moodle, the world’s most popular learning platform, today announced its new partnership with Turnitin, a global leader in academic integrity and originality checking services. From Monday 16 September 2019, the Turnitin SimCheck service will be available as a certified integration for the Moodle platform. This partnership helps instructors ensure that student work submitted via Moodle is […]


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Turnitin partners with CORE, the world’s leading aggregator of open access research articles

(31 May 2019) Turnitin announced today a partnership with CORE, a service provided by The Knowledge Media Institute, a multidisciplinary research and development lab based at The Open University in the UK in partnership with Jisc, a membership organization providing digital solutions for UK education and research. Using CORE’s FastSync service, Turnitin’s proprietary web crawler will search through CORE’s […]


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Turnitin Authorship Investigate supporting academic integrity is released to higher education market

(13 Mar 2019)  Turnitin, a leading provider of feedback, grading, and plagiarism checking solutions, announced today the general availability of Authorship Investigate, the first solution that supports higher education administrators in addressing contract cheating. Authorship Investigate uses forensic linguistic analysis and Natural Language Processing to help investigators efficiently compare differences in written work and gather the […]


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Advance to acquire Turnitin, leading provider of academic integrity, grading, and feedback solutions

(6 Mar 2019)  Advance today announced the acquisition of Turnitin, a leading provider of education technology for academic integrity and writing solutions, from an investment entity affiliated with Insight Venture Partners, GIC and their co-investors. Turnitin’s proprietary software promotes student authenticity, instructor effectiveness, and better educational outcomes. Through machine learning, computer vision, and advanced artificial intelligence, […]


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Top ten reasons to love a library

(12 April 2018) Did you know that Americans check out more than 2 billion items each year from their public libraries? It’s true! Over 68% of the people in this country have a library card. In celebration of National Library Week here in the United States, Turnitin has crafted the Top Ten Reasons to Love […]


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Plagiarism and robotics

(11 April 2018) Though humans have sought ways to automate common tasks for thousands of years, the science of robotics is still a fairly new field. The term “robot” was coined in 1920 by playwright Karel Capek and the first industrial robots began to make their appearance in the 1950s. However, despite its young age, […]


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The growing need for digital literacy

(22 February 2018) It’s no secret that the bulk of research is now being done online, both in and outside of the classroom. Whether you’re a student, instructor or researcher, there’s no faster or easier way to get the information you want than to head to the web. But just because the internet has improved […]


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Turnitin announces development of solution to address contract cheating in partnership with leading educational institutions

With the help of academic integrity researchers, forensic linguists, and machine learning experts, Turnitin is developing a solution to counter the threat contract cheating poses to institutions’ values. (1 February 2018) One in three college instructors report that their students have submitted papers written by someone else. However, instructors feel they lack the evidence and […]


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Cultural differences in plagiarism

(20 December 2017) American universities are melting pots of cultures and ideas, a blending of communities from all over the world according to the Turnitin blog. International students who come to the United States to attend college jump into a set of experiences that can be both similar and widely different to those of their […]


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Memes! How do you cite them?

(8 December 2017) Many people know of memes as images (often altered and frequently hilarious) that are shared widely over the internet. Who could forget Grumpy Cat? Or The Most Interesting Man in the World? What people don’t know is how the term “meme” came to be. The word “meme” actually dates back to 1976, […]


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Turnitin wins 23rd Annual Best Educational Software Award

(23 May 2017) Turnitin is proud to announce that both Turnitin Feedback Studio and Turnitin Revision Assistant were recognized with The ComputeED Gazette’s 23rd Annual Best Educational Software Awards! The BESSIE Awards highlight programs that serve as tools for educators and/or parents that meaningfully promote educational excellence. Publishers nominate these programs, which are then evaluated […]


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WRITEconference 2017 meets in Bangkok

Exploring how writing, research, and integrity are being shaped by technology for education (31 October 2016) Technology has created a learning environment which transcends the confines of the physical classroom and offers both educators and students a wealth of opportunities and challenges. At the core of this contemporary technological landscape academic writing remains a fundamental […]


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Turnitin announces new content partnership with the world-renowned arXiv.org pre-print repository

(26 October 2016) Turnitin today announced that it has secured a new content partnership with arXiv.org, which will see Turnitin services match against the global pre-print repository. In addition to signing a Content License Agreement, arXiv have chosen to implement Turnitin’s market leading iThenticate service, to assist them in checking the originality of papers uploaded […]


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What do students think of Turnitin?

(5 August 2015). Turnitin has surveyed students to find out what they think about the value of writing, originality and feedback, and then also to ask them their opinions about Turnitin. The results were encouraging and quite positive. It appears that Turnitin’s Originality Reports, alone, seem to help them improve significantly in avoiding plagiarism. However, […]


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