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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|

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|

As ‘contract cheating’ spreads, Oakland company deploys new tools to detect it

By
02/23/2019 on San Francisco Chronicle

…To detect contract cheaters, Turnitin’s new tool assigns each paper a basic “readability” score. If the same student is doing the work, the score should be similar…Read full article here.

By |2019-03-06T22:18:55+00:00March 6th, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Do students understand academic integrity?

By: Gina Londino-Smolar
01/22/2019 on SmartBrief

…Many students I teach–from freshman to graduate students–think that academic misconduct only includes plagiarism or cheating. They don’t realize that it also includes falsification, fabrication, interference and violating course rules…Read full article here.

By |2019-01-23T20:08:31+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Cheating university students face FBI-style crackdown

By
12/14/2018 on BBC

…”How you write for economics can be vastly different from English literature – that’s OK. But if within a genre and within a reasonable amount of time we start to see differences, that’s when we flag something.”…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-14T21:32:01+00:00December 14th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

How College Faculty Can Beat the Cheat

By Tina Nazerian
11/20/2018 on EdSurge

…There are tools and services that can help instructors catch cheating on assignments, such as Turnitin for writing. For exams, faculty can use testing centers or remote proctoring…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-12T21:38:59+00:00November 29th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

15% of students admit to buying essays. What can universities do about it?

By Jedidiah Evans
10/2018 on The Conversation

…In February this year, Turnitin announced plans to crack down on contract cheating. Its proposed solution, authorship investigation, hopes to automate a process familiar to any human marker: detecting major shifts in individual students’ writing style that may point to help from a third party…Read full article here.

By |2018-10-18T21:57:33+00:00October 18th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Acquires AI-Assisted Grading Startup, Gradescope

10/03/2018 on EdSurge

Turnitin, the company best known for its plagiarism-detection tools, has acquired Berkeley, Calif.-based Gradescope, a developer of AI-assisted grading technology…Read full article here.

By |2018-10-04T22:05:50+00:00October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Acquires Gradescope, Expands Grading and Assessment Solutions for Higher Education

10/03/2018 on Global and Banking Finance Review

… Under the Turnitin umbrella, Gradescopes tools combine this commitment to authenticity with efficient, unbiased, and consistent evaluations for any assignment type, including paper-based problem sets, computer code, and engineering diagrams…Read full article here.

By |2018-10-04T21:27:12+00:00October 4th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Take the Zero… Helping College Students Have a Healthier Way of Thinking About Grades

By Jennifer Wright
08/07/2018 on Teaching Professor

…Every student at my university who is found in violation of academic misconduct is automatically sanctioned to the office of Integrity and Ethical Development, where we attempt to move students forward from this experience in a dignified, gracious, and positive manner….Must register to read full article here.

By |2018-08-10T19:39:54+00:00August 10th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Teachers, We Don’t Have to Be Martyrs

By Natashia Hill
07/25/2018 on Education Week Teacher

…But teachers need not be martyrs to transform the lives of their students. Valuing ourselves doesn’t mean we love kids any less. As professionals, it’s time for us to shift unrealistic perceptions and demand more respect and compensation for the life-changing work that we do…Read full article here.

By |2018-08-01T19:43:36+00:00August 1st, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Cheating 2.0: How to Fight Back Against ‘Contract Cheating’

By Dennis Pierce
07/21/2018 on Getting Smart

….Plagiarism detection services such as Turnitin, which allows educators to compare students’ written work with a massive database of content published online, proved to be an effective deterrent—and this has forced a change of business model…Read full article here.

By |2018-08-01T19:37:15+00:00August 1st, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Unizin Adds Student Writing Data to its Data Platform for a Clearer Portrait of Learner Success

07/19/2018 on Campus Technology

…By mining data from Turnitin Originality Check, the Unizin Data Platform will be able to generate insights into how student writing progress and performance are linked to graduation rates….Read full article here.

By |2018-07-20T21:11:43+00:00July 20th, 2018|Client Articles, Turnitin|