Client Articles

Learn to Code STEAM Lesson Plans for Every Teacher

June 19, 2019 on Class Tech Tips

Learn to Code from SAM Labs provides teachers with 50 comprehensive STEAM lesson plans that can help you jump in right away. Using a combination of physical blocks and a Learn-Do-Reflect sequence, students will have a hands-on opportunity to learn the essentials of coding…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-19T21:33:12+00:00June 19th, 2019|Client Articles, SAM Labs|

Turnitin Adds Open Access Research to Text Misuse Checking

By Dian Schaffhauser
06/10/2019 on Campus Technology

…In a partnership with CORE, which aggregates and layers access tools on top of its growing collection of research papers, Turnitin’s proprietary web crawler will search through CORE’s database — some 135 million metadata records from more than 3,700 data providers — to check for text similarity…Read full article here.

By |2019-06-17T21:49:09+00:00June 17th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Report: Education Leads Way in IT Service Management Maturity Steps

By Matthew Lynch
05/20/2019 on Edvocate

The research from HDI, commissioned by TeamDynamix, found that despite resource constraints, education IT staff, along with information technology staffers in government and healthcare continue to lead the way in knowledge management, process controls, and other steps towards what is called “maturity” with respect to IT service management…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-31T21:20:46+00:00May 31st, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Today’s Tests Are Failing Students


…But perhaps most importantly, adaptive testing can begin to crack psychometrics – the practice of measuring the way people think. With the right assessment construction, adaptive techniques can measure mindsets and skills as well as acquired knowledge…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-22T21:34:36+00:00May 22nd, 2019|AssessSystems, Client Articles|

Testing Experts Convene at What May Be the Most Consequential Conference in Education

By Matthew Lynch

…Those experts–the ones with that vision for the future for education assessment–will meet on June 10-13 in Minneapolis as part of the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT) 2019 Conference. When they do, it may be the most important meeting about assessment in a generation…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-20T21:11:18+00:00May 20th, 2019|AssessSystems, Client Articles|

How to prevent plagiarism and other forms of cheating

By: Matt Zalaznick
05/07/2019 University Business

…The company’s more recently released Authorship Investigate platform was specially designed to identify contract cheating….Read full article here.

By |2019-05-17T20:15:46+00:00May 17th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Why Classroom Video Conferencing Isn’t Like Other Video Conferencing and what We can do about it

By Dov Friedman
05/2019 on CIO Review

…”To get teachers to use video conferencing services, we have to make it easy and reliable”…Read full article here.

By |2019-05-15T21:17:38+00:00May 15th, 2019|CirQLive, Client Articles|

IT Service Maturity Relies on Stellar Self-Service Portals

By Andrew Graf
05/13/2019 on GovLoop

…Are you prepared to take on the onslaught of new projects that will kick up in light of the rapid expansion of tech spend? It is best to keep IT service management and project management together on one platform….Read full article here.

By |2019-05-15T20:54:33+00:00May 15th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Millions of students are buying ‘plagiarism-free’ essays for as little as $13 — and it’s nearly impossible for teachers to prove

05/10/2019 on Business Insider

…It’s harder for teachers to detect contract cheating than other forms of cheating, such as plagiarism. So Turnitin has updated its software to help identify signs that students purchased their assignments…Read full article here.


By |2019-05-15T20:38:18+00:00May 15th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

The Right Projects Done on Time: Seven Steps to Successful IT Governance

By Jeff Toaddy in EDUCAUSE Review
April 19, 2019

Effective processes to evaluate and track projects are essential for building a trusted partnership between IT and client departments.

Read the full article here.

By |2019-04-22T18:00:12+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Client Articles|

How Students May Be Cheating Their Way Through College

By Tovia Smith
04/08/2019 on NPR

…Concern is growing at the nation’s colleges and universities about a burgeoning online market, where students can buy ghost-written essays. Schools are trying new tools to catch it… Read full article here.

By |2019-04-11T18:29:36+00:00April 11th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

TeamDynamix provides a single platform for IT Service Management

04/10/2019 on Help Net Security
…This new service will work with the core asset management functionality within the TDX platform to offer a complete, up-to-date view of assets across the enterprise… Read full article here.

By |2019-04-11T18:07:23+00:00April 11th, 2019|Client Articles, TeamDynamix|

Advance Publications buys Oakland-based online plagiarism detector Turnitin for $1.75 billion

By Dawn Kawamoto
03/08/2019 on San Francisco Business Times

…The purchase of Turnitin, an online grading and anti-plagiarism company, will give Advance Publications an educational technology (edtech) presence…Read full article here.

By |2019-03-15T20:38:58+00:00March 15th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin to Be Acquired by Advance Publications for $1.75B

By Sydney Johnson
03/06/2019 on Edsurge

….Turnitin, an Oakland, Calif.-based developer of software that uses artificial intelligence to scan students’ writing and code assignments to check for plagiarism, will be acquired by Advance Publications, a media conglomerate that also owns Condé Nast. The deal, which The Wall Street Journal estimated is worth nearly $1.75 billion, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019…Read full article here.

By |2019-03-15T20:34:22+00:00March 15th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Advance Publications to Buy Plagiarism-Scanning Company Turnitin for Nearly $1.75 Billion

By Melissa Korn
03/06/2019 on Wall Street Journal

Advance Publications Inc. agreed to acquire Turnitin, the software company that allows teachers to check whether papers submitted by students have been plagiarized, for nearly $1.75 billion, according to people familiar with the matter…Read full article here.

By |2019-03-06T22:28:59+00:00March 6th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|