Client Articles

Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas

By Farah Stockman and 09/07/2019 in New York Times

…But this year, Turnitin rolled out a new product called Authorship Investigate, which uses a host of clues — including sentence patterns and a document’s metadata — to attempt to determine if it was written by the student who turned it in…Read full article here.

By |2019-09-09T19:31:33+00:00September 9th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Can an app help reduce food insecurity on campus?

By: JD Solomon
08/22/2019 on University Business

An app developed by a team of students at University of California, Berkeley promises to address campus food insecurity through the anonymous donation of meal swipes, between those who need them and those who have swipes to share. The team behind the app, called Bear Appétit, recently won the Modo Labs 2019 national student Ideathon competition…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-29T20:59:35+00:00August 29th, 2019|Client Articles, Modo|

Contending with college cheaters

By: Melissa Ezarik
08/26/2019 on University Business

…Common solutions to the problem include requiring user verification to curb cheating in online classes; giving shorter, lower-stake assessments so students feel less pressure; discouraging cheating through student-run honor codes; and using plagiarism-checking tools such as Turnitin…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-29T20:54:52+00:00August 29th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

A Student App Challenge Winner May Take A Bite Out Of Campus Hunger

By: Derek Newton
08/21/2019 on Forbes

…“We talked to people working on overall Berkeley apps and they are very excited. And since we built our app on the Modo platform, which the school already uses, it’s pretty easy to add to their system,” Chadha said…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-29T20:51:18+00:00August 29th, 2019|Client Articles, Modo|

How to Turn a Check for Plagiarism Into a Teachable Moment

By: Amel Ben Abdesslem, PhD
08/14/2019 on Faculty Focus

…. I’ve found that Turnitin Feedback Studio for online submissions is a tremendous help. Rather than rely on my own instincts, I check the similarity score of submitted papers and investigate in more detail if the score is too high…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-14T22:25:54+00:00August 14th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Schools Fight Websites That Sell Homework Help

By Tawnell D. Hobbs
08/12/2019 on Wall Street Journal

As the school year starts off, colleges and high schools are increasing steps to spot and fight a persistent form of cheating in which students find someone online to do their homework…Read full article here.

By |2019-08-14T22:23:12+00:00August 14th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The high cost of project management immaturity

By Marilyn de Villiers
07/25/2019 on itWeb

….Those were some of the findings to emerge from a study of US-based , government and healthcare organisations that was undertaken this year by project management company TeamDynamix on behalf of ProjectManagment.com. The research and publication of the White Paper based on its findings was endorsed by the international Project Management Institute (PMI)….Read full article here.

By |2019-08-12T05:04:16+00:00August 12th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Award-winning EdTech Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 Million for Global Expansion in Education

By: Stephen Soulunii
07/16/2019 on EdTech Review

SAM Labs offers innovative courses to teach STEAM and coding with confidence. Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T21:26:22+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

The Power Of Making EdTech Products Work Together

By: Derek Newton
07/18/2019 on eLearningIndustry

…Then along comes SAM Labs. The company already makes successful coding and STEM education products for early grades, but was preparing a new product, one for grades four through eight— precisely the micro:bit audience [1]. Their goal is to help teachers deliver STEM-related lessons with confidence so, rather than wall off their new product, SAM Labs designed it specifically to work with products such as micro:bit, which teachers may already know…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T20:58:12+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

Edtech: SAM Labs raises $8.9m for int’l expansion

By Kerrie Kennedy
07/22/2019 on The Pie News

“This latest investment will allow us to bring our STEAM and coding experiences to even more schools and teachers and students in the US, which is our largest market, as well as across the globe,” said SAM Labs CEO and founder Joachim Horn…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-25T20:37:45+00:00July 25th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

SAM Labs Raises $8.9M Series A2 Round to Introduce Coding Kits to More Schools

By Wade Tyler Millward
07/15/2019 on EdSurge

…He wants to use the new funding to provide more training and resources to help teachers explore the full use of his kits, which allow students to design, write, build and debug programs wirelessly. Students and teachers have built kaleidoscopes, xylophones and motorized bridges…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:42:06+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

K-12 Dealmaking: STEM Company SAM Labs Raises $8.9 million

By Michelle R. Davis
07/15/2019 on EdWeek Market Brief

“This latest investment will allow us to bring our STEAM and coding experiences to even more schools and teachers and students in the U.S., which is our largest market, as well as across the globe,” said Joachim Horn, CEO and co-founder of SAM Labs..Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:34:13+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

SAM Labs Secures $8.9 Million in Series A2 Equity Round to Expand Reach and Develop New Products

By Henry Kronk
07/15/2019 on eLearning Inside

On Monday, the London-based company SAM Labs announced it had raised $8.9 million from a group of investors in a Series A2 round. The equity round comprises funding from Hans Wackwitz of Partners in Equity and Inventures Investment Partners’ Olivier de Duve. The round brings SAM Labs’ total VC funding to $19.8 million…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-19T20:33:39+00:00July 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

AI In Education Use Case #7: Gradescope

By Sam Mire
07/10/2019 on Disruptor Daily

…In this interview, we speak with Arjun Singh, who served as CEO and co-founder of Gradescope prior to its acquisition by Turnitin. He now serves as the Vice President of STEM products and technologies at Turnitin.  He helps us to understand how his company is using AI to transform education, and what the future of the education industry holds…Read full article here.

By |2019-07-15T03:36:03+00:00July 15th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Partnership Adds Plagiarism Checking to College Admissions

By Rhea Kelly
06/26/2019 on Campus Technology

Academic integrity solution provider Turnitin has partnered with admissions platform Kira Talent to offer a plagiarism checking solution for admissions applications…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-29T21:13:22+00:00June 29th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|