Turnitin for iPad Allows Educators to
iPad app saves instructors time while providing richer feedback for evaluating
OAKLAND, Calif. (Aug 8, 2013) -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the availability of Turnitin for iPad in the App Store. Turnitin for iPad allows instructors to check student submissions for originality, add QuickMark® and general comments, leave a voice comment, and grade the paper with rubrics. All work done using Turnitin for iPad automatically syncs with instructors’ Turnitin accounts, allowing instructors to literally Grade Anywhere™.
Turnitin for iPad works directly with Turnitin and through any LMS-integrated version of Turnitin. The app is free for existing Turnitin customers and can be downloaded from the App Store.
Turnitin will demonstrate the app during a 30-minute webcast, “Grade Anywhere: Turnitin for iPad,” on Tuesday, August 20. Register for the webcast.
"Turnitin for iPad is liberating," said Franck Reyherme, instructor at Acalanes Union High School District in Lafayette, CA and a beta user. "I can sit on the couch and comfortably grade essays, while still giving students really good feedback. The offline grading mode is great, too. I definitely plan on using it going forward."
“Turnitin for iPad delivers a flexible grading experience that integrates popular tablet technology into the busy lifestyle of today’s teachers,” said Chris Caren, CEO of Turnitin. “The convenience and speed of this app will help instructors streamline the grading process on nearly 20 million papers submitted to Turnitin this year—without compromising the quality of their feedback, which is so critical to improving student writing.”
Instructors grading online with Turnitin report a 52% increase in the quality of their feedback and a 46% increase in student engagement, while experiencing a 31% reduction in the time spent grading. Educational institutions must subscribe to Turnitin to use the Turnitin for iPad app. Visit the Turnitin Quote Request page to receive information regarding a new subscription.
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