Learning Technology

Tag: Turnitin

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This month in the blog: July

July 31st, 2015 at 08:07

July is normally a quiet month in HE. Here I review of some of the posts published in July in previous years that might still be of interest: 2013 Creating word clouds – using tagxedo.com Turnitin originality report – Word counts and more  How to find statistics for a submission in Turnitin 2012 Why put [...]

Turnitin Paper View requests

June 15th, 2015 at 11:06

If, as an editing teacher in Moodle (or administrator with similar permissions), you are looking at an originality report for a paper or essay in a Turnitin assignment dropbox, you may find that there is a significant match between the paper or essay you are looking at and a paper or essay submitted by a [...]

Turnitin webinar Thursday 4th June 12.30

June 4th, 2015 at 10:06

Join us today Thursday 4th June for a webinar all about Turnitin. Learning Technology Consultant Alvaro Roberts will be demonstrating how to set up Turnitin assignments, avoid potential pitfalls, and carry out routine tasks. There  will be lots of time  for questions. More information about how to join in at http://workspace.nottingham.ac.uk/display/Moodlehelp/Moodle+Bytes. (Nottingham only)

Moodle-Turnitin upgrade Thursday 12th March at 5pm

March 10th, 2015 at 11:03

There will be an upgrade to the Moodle-Turnitin plugin this Thursday 12th March at 5pm (UK time: 1 am Malaysia and China). The service will be at risk for approximately an hour. We expect minimal disruption but recommend avoiding using the Turnitin tools in that time. The upgrade aims to improve the Turnitin software linked [...]

T & L Seminar: Electronic management of coursework assessment: tools, process and transformation: Wed 4th Feb

January 20th, 2015 at 08:01

At our regular monthly Teaching and Learning Seminar (formerly E-learning Community) we will have in February two speakers – one from Social Sciences and once from Science – who will talk about their experience of whole-School transformation of the management of coursework assessment and about the technologies and tools available at the University for managing [...]

Marking online when a student has not submitted a physical assignment (Turnitin and Moodle)

January 9th, 2015 at 09:01

In Moodle assignments and within Turnitin you can add a mark and feedback even if students haven’t actually submitted anything. Why might you want to do this? There are many types of assessment that don’t include the generation of a text that can be submitted online. They might include: Presentation Performance Creation of a physical [...]

Turnitin – What’s New?

November 27th, 2014 at 09:11

Turnitin have a section on their website covering new features and news. Some of this year’s posts include: Evaluate Excel Excel files can now be submitted to Turnitin and the service will generate an Originality Report based on the document’s text. A version of the document will be displayed in the document viewer for viewing [...]

Enabling popups to use Turnitin

October 16th, 2014 at 12:10

Turnitin have recently made a change to their End User Licence Agreement and require all staff and students using Turnitin to agree to Turnitin's conditions before their submission can be accepted. These conditions will appear as a pop-up window - so it is necessary to ensure that popups are enabled. On University computers as well as on your own machines, popups may be disabled by default.

Reasons to update your browser

May 13th, 2014 at 10:05

There are all sorts of reasons to ensure you have the latest version of your browser of choice – or  consider having a second browser on your desktop computer (the University provides Chrome at present as an alternative to Internet Explorer). Here is one reason for ensuring your browser is updated: we have had a [...]

Recording available from E-learning community, 2nd April: Dr Who and the Mysteries of Turnitin

April 29th, 2014 at 08:04

Our April e-Learning Community session on experiences of Turnitin was held on Wednesday, April 2nd at 9 am (UK time) and 4 pm (China and Malaysia) and was broadcast to all three campuses. Our speakers were: Rachel Scudamore (UNUK) on Turnitin at the University Cohen Tan (UNNC) on experiences of plagiarism reports Rossana Wright (Chemistry, [...]