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Students' Privacy Should Not Be for Sale to the Highest Bidder

By Marilia Wyatt Boyd –

Times have changed. Professors no longer simply file student work from past semesters in a dusty file cabinet.  Students’ intellectual creations can be shared at the speed of light in case of a cyber-attack breach, or failure of an employee to follow proper security procedures. 552 more words

Student Privacy

Request to Delete: Your "Secret Student Profile" is at Risk

By Marilia Wyatt Boyd –

Protect Privacy Collective is petitioning Rutgers Pearson, Sakai, and Turnitin to Provide Students a Choice.

 There is a dark tunnel of confusion if student data could be sold or shared if/when any of these companies are merged with bigger companies. 17 more words

Student Privacy

Turnitin - Document Viewer issues

Turnitin have advised us that staff may experience issues accessing the Document Viewer service.

Update 19/05 -Some users may have experienced problems with TurnitinUK between 14:00 and 17:00 yesterday. 33 more words


Turnitin Announces Availability of Turnitin Scoring Engine for Automated Writing Assessment

Turnitin – global leader in evaluating and improving student learning –  has announced the release of Turnitin Scoring Engine, a service that provides automated scoring of short answer texts and written essays. 62 more words

News And Updates

Issue resolved: Turnitin User Agreement dialog

All users accessing the service today will see the following text displayed:

Users MUST select “I Agree — Continue” to use the service.

If you select the disagree option, you will have to go back to the Turnitin inbox and start again. 20 more words


Anti-Plagiarism Tools

At my (Cathy’s)  institution,  like most HE schools, plagiarism is an  issue.   According to Wikipedia, “Plagiarism is not a crime per se but in academia and industry, it is a serious… 377 more words