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 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 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: 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.
…”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.
…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.
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.