Students

Created on May 23 2013
A new study from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln examines the prevalence and perceptions of cheating among high school students. Key findings of the study show: 89 percent said glancing at someone ...
Created on May 23 2013
Some students believe that they can "beat" Turnitin by employing various tactics. Instructors should rest assured that these tactics do not work as our algorithms take such "tricks" into account. In addition, ...
Created on May 23 2013
This Turnitin infographic is based on a white paper which offers a look into the web sources and writing practices of secondary and higher education students in the United States. It is based on the analysis ...
Created on May 23 2013
The University of Phoenix uses Turnitin's plagiarism prevention tool in its Center for Writing Excellence. The software has guided me through a master’s program with the university and through the first ...
Created on May 24 2013
Essays from essay writing services often contain extensive material cribbed from online sources as well as material from banks of standard essays that have been recycled many times over. Students who purchase ...
Created on May 24 2013
Our team has recently re-launched Plagiarism.org, an educational and informative resource on plagiarism and best practices for ensuring originality in written work. This site, geared toward students ...
What do students’ sources suggest about their approach to online research? Turnitin's annual study examines the sources students use in their written work and the implications of their choices. This ...
Created on May 24 2013
While the internet has been a boon for information access and availability, three out of four educators strongly agree that "search engines have conditioned students to expect to be able to find information ...
After evaluating the 190 posters submitted to Plagiarism.org's Originality Matters Student Poster Contest, and narrowing it down to ten finalists, we emerged with a winning poster designed by Madeline ...
... the online sources most frequently used by secondary and higher education students in six categories: academic, social media, paper mills, encyclopedias, news/portals, and shopping sites. The educators ...
Created on May 24 2013
Do your students find your feedback helpful? What are the types of feedback that students are most apt to respond to? Turnitin recently conducted a survey of 1,000 students to gather insights into how ...
Created on November 07 2013
In a recent Turnitin webcast, "BYOD and Student Engagement: Meeting Students Where They're @," Beth Herbert addressed some key challenges around implementing Bring Your Own Device initiatives at schools. ...