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#Take5: 18: The best way to tackle plagiarism?

Turn-it-off:  Making use of ubiquitous plagiarism to facilitate academic skills

Liam Greenslade

 While asking why writers plagiarize might seem to be a fool’s quest, it can actually be very helpful in preventing future plagiarisms. 1,945 more words


Turnitin Service Alert

Turnitin (plagiarism software) has reported a service degradation early this morning from 3:02 AM – 4:06 AM CST. During this time, no user would have been able to submit Turnitin assignments. 13 more words


PDF submission problems to Turnitin.

If your students are required to submit a pdf version of a Microsoft PowerPoint to Turnitin, there may be occasions when Turnitin will reject the submission with the following error message. 110 more words


Turnitin submission problems

Turnitin is displaying an invalid file type error when you try to submit a file to a submission area.

This issue is being reported by other institutions and has been escalated to the vendor. 39 more words


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Using Sync Grades in Turnitin

On rare occasions, you may find discrepancies between the grades you’ve entered in Turnitin Grade mark and the Blackboard Grade centre, but this is easily fixed. 218 more words


10 ways that teachers can support students with academic honesty

Last week I wrote about the need to support students with academic honesty in their studies and explained some of the reasons why students may engage in academic malpractice. 460 more words