Honorable Mentions

Jelena Zivkovic

Jelena Zivkovic

Director of Academic Advising & Retention:

American University of Nigeria, Nigeria

As one of the first members of staff at her institution to use Turnitin, Jelena’s primary objective is to help students “to be more creative and original thinkers” whilst also trying to break the culture of copying often learned from high school to induct students into a new culture of academic integrity.

Natasha Mwila

Natasha Mwila

Head of Department of Management (Acting):

Monash, South Africa

After using Turnitin in the final year of her undergraduate studies at the same, institution Natasha decided she wanted to also make use of the software in her own teaching, but with one key difference; she felt that it should be introduced to students earlier in their academic career.

Muhammed Refeque

Muhammed Refeque

Lecturer, Department of Management Studies:

Middle East College, Oman

Comments from external moderators for modules at the Middle East College indicated that there was a lack of consistency in feedback provided to students on the same module delivered through multiple sessions and that the feedback being offered was not sufficiently constructive.

Tamer Elewa

Tamer Elewa

Assistant Professor - Strategic leadership, Change Management, Employee Engagement for Faculty of Business:

British University in Dubai, UAE

Tamer works at the largest postgraduate research university in the UAE, whose core objective is to equip students with the skills and abilities to enable them to make an unique contribution to the global body of knowledge. 

David Hume

David Hume

Student:

University of Cape Town, South Africa

As someone who struggled with writing at school Turnitin has had a transformative effect on David’s life in many ways. Currently studying medicine and surgery at the University of Cape Town in order to fulfil his lifelong ambition to become a surgeon, Turnitin has enabled David to improve his academic writing abilities...